What will I learn?
The Traditional Ropes Course Instructor course is designed for anybody who operates or works on traditional high ropes courses; these are courses with activities such as Jacob’s Ladder, Leap of Faith, High All Aboard and Crate Challenge etc. Typically these courses use an assisted belay system.
This course meets the standard for a person to be qualified as a European Ropes Course Association (ERCA) Traditional High Ropes Course Instructor as set out in EN15567 part 2. The course also looks at accessing.
The course will cover subjects through both practical and theory sessions.
How long will this course be?
This course is 5 days and includes both High Ropes and Low Ropes.
Who can take this course?
- This course has a minimum age requirement of 18
- Candidates must hold a valid First Aid qualification
- Candidates must be confident at height and be of good physical condition
- Candidates must have a minimum of 1 day prior experience on a high ropes course
Where can this course take me?
With this course, you will become qualified to the European Ropes Course Association’s (ERCA) standards. You will be able to safely and confidently instruct on a High Ropes activity session.
From here, you can continue to progress through the other ERCA courses, such as the ERCA Generic Rescuer course.
What will I need to bring?
- Please provide your own lunch
- Coffee/Tea will be provided
- Notepad and pens will be required to take notes throughout the duration of the course
- Waterproofs/wet weather clothing may be required, depending on the weather conditions
- Open-toed or heeled shoes, and jewellery are not appropriate for this course
- Long hair must be tied back
What will be supplied?
- All specialist equipment and safety equipment is provided
- You will receive an ERCA Traditional High Ropes Instructor Information pack
- Refreshments, such as teas and coffees, will be provided throughout the duration of your course
- Your certificate is included in the price