Training courses

For when it really matters


We operate a unique system of training courses that are student-centric and outcome driven

Hands on learning

We give time for the students to learn, grow there knowledge and confidence and practice their skills in a hands on environment.


In the end,​ the student is able to undertake the tasks to a high level and perform when under pressure.

Foundation Rope Rescue

This practical skills course develops core foundation skills for basic rope rescue skills for operating in low angle environments.

Personal Rope Skills

This course is designed to develop the skills of individuals who respond to rope rescue incidents.

Vertical Rope Skills Rescue

The Vertical Rope Rescue course is designed to advance the skills of the individual and focus on the development of team-based rescue techniques.

Frequently Asked Questions

On application. We will give you a fixed cost for the course based on your location and the number of people you need to train.
  • We come to your location which means we train in context with your environment. This also makes the course ultimately cheaper as there is usually less logistical expense and travel time for your staff. As part of the course the course host organisation needs to provide the venues.
Some of the courses can have an NZQA Unit Standard assessed when running in New Zealand. These courses are run in partnership with a Private Training Establishment, NZQA accredited and approved to run the training.

Pre-course work to be completed.

Background experience is required that ensures safety in the operating environments is needed.

For rope and heights courses: participants should ensure they do not suffer from vertigo (dizziness at heights) or acrophobia (fear of heights).

Participants should have sound English language skills sufficient to read and write so that evidence can be recorded into field notes.

Participants should also be able to demonstrate basic interpersonal and communication skills.

Prerequisites are listed on a course by course basis.

Generally, we expect all personal equipment to be supplied by the host organisation. This has a dual benefit of training with equipment that you will be using on the job and keeps the cost down from shipping our gear around.

We can discuss the personal and team equipment needs on your application for the course. We can supplement your team equipment if required.

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