Vertical Rescue SISORSC002 workshop and annual refresher

Event Details
Sat 12th Oct 2024 (8am) to Sun 13th Oct 2024 (4pm)
Camp Coutts
Princes Hwy, Waterfall NSW 2233, Australia
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Not currently holding SISORSC002 (Two Days) - $20.00
Holding SISORSC002 (One Day) refresher - $10.00
Region Staff - Free
Open: Mon 5th Aug 2024 (12.41pm)
Close: Mon 16th Sep 2024 (12.42pm)
Maximum 25 people
South Metropolitan Region
Brief Summary:
The intention of this workshop is to upskill in Vertical activities. Some will learn and demonstrate the new Vertical Rescue Unit of Competency and others will have the opportunity to demonstrate currency in this Unit and associated Vertical skills. This is a requirement for your continued professional development as outlined in the Guide requirements
Additional Information

This is not a workshop for novice abseilers, rather an event to assist those with exising qualifications to transfer to the new curriculum.  We will cover the knowledge elements on Saturday morniing and then work through the elements of VET Module SISORSC002.  This will include hauling systems, raise and lower rescues, self rescues, types and use of fixed and artificial achors, escape from a loaded  belay, prusick up, down, transfer to another rope etc.. I would expect applicants to have their own gear at this level.. I will have ropes, slings etc.  The activity will operate under COVID restrictions that are in place at the time of the event. Self catering for all meals and single tent usage for those who elect to camp overnight rather than leaving and returning Sunday.

The course has two structures

Both Saturday and Sunday for those who do not hold SISORSC002 (Perform Vertical Rescues) $20

Just the Sunday for those who need to do a refresher and already hold SISORSC002 (Perform Vertical Rescues) $10

A COVID Plan will be in place with QR log in and manual recording also with our COVID Warden.  Myself and those assisting are double vaccinated and this course IS ONLY OPEN to Leaders who are DOUBLE VACCINATED.  The Maximum number of allowed attenees may change if Health Dept allow an increase.

Useful youTube vid for practice: Belay Escape - YouTube  Not the only way, but very good.

Artificial achors: How to Place Trad Gear: Lead Climbing Skills | REI Co-op

This is a requirement for your continued professional development as outlined in the Guide requirements 

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Event Documents

  Download Weekend program

Outline of requirements and course structure

  Download Course Workbook

SISO RSC 002 Perform Vertical Rescues Workbook

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This event is administered by:
South Metropolitan Region

Once you have submitted your registration, an invoice (summary sheet) will be generated with instructions on how to pay for this event. The following payment options will be available to you:

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