Abseil Leader’s Course

Technical Grade: Medium
Fitness Grade: Medium
Time: 4 Days
Prior Experience: Preffered
Meeting Time: 8:45 a.m. each day
Meeting Place: 166 Katoomba Street, Katoomba

Please note: this course covers all of our abseiling content in one 4 day course

ASM’s Abseil Leader’s Course integrates current international best practice Abseiling Leader Training and is aligned to Nationally Recognised units of competency.

ASM’s Abseiling Leader’s Course constitutes four one-day training modules with optional work placement / skills practice and an optional additional assessment process.

This 4 day course covers:

  • selection, fitting and use of abseiling equipment
  • selection and rigging of suitable anchor systems and single pitch abseils
  • hazard identification and avoidance
  • risk management strategies
  • self-belaying methods
  • belay techniques for abseiling
  • dealing with emergencies such as a “stuck” abseiler
  • basic rescue and self rescue systems.
  • Rope handling
  • Ascending Using Knots, Mechanical Ascenders and Improvised Methods
  • Improvised Abseiling Methods
  • Assisted Abseils
  • Rescue Abseils
  • Lowering and Raising systems
  • Improvised Casualty Evacuation methods.
  • Client management
  • Technical Briefings
  • Safety Briefings

The final day of this course is used to refine your skills and workshop questions and situations that may arise during Abseiling experiences.

What’s included:

  • Australia’s Most Experienced Adventure Guiding & Outdoor Training Specialists – The Australian School of Mountaineering
  • Nationally Qualified & Highly Experienced Guides
  • All Technical Equipment
  • Delicious & Nutritious Lunch (Please inform us of any requirements on your booking info)
  • All National Parks’ Entrance Fees
  • 20% off in our Partner Store, Paddy Pallin Katoomba