Training is progressive, building from simple to more complex skills. One course leads to the next.
With a maximum of four students per course, small group numbers are guaranteed.
1. Basic Fundamentals
Get started with the basic fundamentals
Pre-requisite for all practical training
A three hour theory course. Designed to provide students with the theory of safe abseil practices, anchor systems, knots and plenty more!. Each student will be confident and prepared to undertake practical training.
All Practical Courses are charged at $180 per student per Days training
What goes up must come down.
This 1 day Abseil course includes safe abseil practices, rope management, knots, anchor systems, personal safety checks, safety calls, self belay skills, improvised descending systems and more.
Required for Rock Climbing and Self Rescue training.
3. Rock Climbing
Scale new heights.
2 day course (abseil pre-requisite)
Learn climbing skills such as, top and bottom belay techniques, climbing calls, use of a guide book,
general climbing ethics, movement over rock, positioning of anchor systems and rescue procedures.
All the skill needed to get climbing in safety and with confidence.
4. Self Rescue
Take it further.
1 day course (abseil pre-requisite)
This self-rescue course teaches the skills, to get you where you need to be, and back.
Skills include ascending the rope, changeovers,
knot by-pass, heavy back pack, retrievable abseil.
5. Vertical Rescue
Think beyond Yourself.
3 days(self-rescue pre-requisite).
Building on existing self-rescue skills, this course takes you beyond yourself and onto other climbers in need.
Various scenarios are presented to reinforce previous skills learnt, also incorporate new skills such as:
Assisted abseil, suspended patient extraction, lowering and hauling systems.
6. Skills Refresher
If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it!
Stay on top of your game and practice skills you have previously learnt. Refresher courses focus directly on your individual training needs.
One to One ratio, half days training.
Available for all skills taught by Topknot Climbing.