Rope Work For Rigging In the Outdoor Environment

This is a course for anybody involved in rigging safety systems in the outdoor environment e.g. Film Crews, Stunt Riggers and Outdoor Instructors. It will cover twin rope systems associated with industrial-based structures or outside location work.

Plas y Brenin

2 Days

Instructor Ratio1:6


Plas y Brenin


2 Days

Instructor Ratio


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The course provides accredited CPD for full AMI members and MTA members and will be a Rescue 3 Safe Working at Height certified course to show competency in twin rope systems. We will also cover some new ideas and figures involved in more complicated rope work.

The Objectives 

You will learn skills to cover complicated rigging systems in the outdoors.

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What to Expect

Workshop 1 – Are you really on belay?

Workshop 2 – Angles. Compression and belay building

Workshop 3 – PPE Inspection, Introduction to Working at Height equipment and terminology and HSE guidelines

Workshop 4 – Use of twin line equipment

Day 2

Workshop 5- Tensioning ropes, use of high directional anchors

More complicated Outdoor Rigging stakes, vehicles and trees. End of Day: Review, summary and paperwork for Rescue 3 certification.

Experience Required

A good knowledge and understanding of basic rope work.

How Should I Prepare?

By having a good understanding of climbing rope systems.

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