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Enquiries
Abseiling Coordinator
Daryl Osborne
Phone 9878 3028
Email   Daryl Osborne

Scout Abseil Coordinator
Scott Osborne
Phone 0431 185 040
Email   Scott Osborne

Workshops Dates
Bookings close 2 weeks before the event.

Workshop Fee
$50 to be included with your booking.

Bookings
Booking Form (this is a booking form not the Application form) 206 KB

Application forms will be sent out prior to the event

Send your completed Booking form and payment to:
Sydney North Region Scouts
2 Ellis St
Chatswood NSW 2067




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Abseiling Adventures

Team

The Abseiling Team is responsible for running workshops for those who need an abseil qualification to participate in an activity and for those who would like to learn more about this adventure sport.

Who Can Do It?

Abseiling is available to all members of the movement in some form in accordance with Scout NSW policies and sectional requirements.

Where we run a custom adventure for your group an equipment hire fee will apply for other abseiling activities where Region equipment is used.

When Can I Do This?

All year round, Meeting Nights, Day Trips, Weekends. The team runs a number of calendared Basic Abseiling and Abseil Leader training events each year, but are also happy to arrange alternate dates for your Pack, Troop, Unit or even Group Committee if the need arises.

Qualifications Required

Single Pitch Abseiling - Activity must be under the control of an Abseiling Guide or where participants have a Level 1 Abseiling qualification (scouts skills or SIS) an Abseiling Level 2 qualified person.

Multi-pitch Abseiling - Activity must be under the control of an Abseiling Guide.

If you want to get qualified let one of our team know of book into a Rigging & Rescue Skills training workshop. We can qualify you with Scout Skills and VET recognised qualifications.

SNR Basic Rockcraft (Level 1 Abseiler)

This workshop in abseiling is for complete beginners, and on completion, allows certificate holders to participate in other rock-based activities.
SNR Basic Rockcraft - Prerequisites
NIL

SIS Training - RIgging & Rescue Skills - Level 2 Abseiling

Level 2 Abseilers are permitted to lead single pitch abseiling activities where all participants have a Level 1 Abseiler qualification. Part of the workshop involves helping at a SNR Basic Rockcraft Workshop (Level 1 Abseil workshop).
SIS Training Rigging & Rescue Skills - Level 2 Abseiling - Prerequisites
Hold a current SNR Basic Rockcraft or SIS Level 1 Abseil qualification;
Hold a current HLTAID 001, 002 & 003
You must also assist on at least one Level 1 Abseiling workshop in a Leader role to complete the qualification.

SIS Training - Guide Abseiling

A Skills Check List is supplied and Assessment is scheduled as required.
SIS Training Guide Abseiling Prerequisites

Have met the requirements for qualification as Abseil Leader, 1000m logged/documented abseils leading groups;
You must also assist on at least one Level 1 Abseiling workshop in a Leader role to complete the qualification. Hold a current HLTAID 001, 002 & 003.

 

Scout Abseil Days - (See dates in calendar below)

Abseil days for Scouts to complete their abseil badge at a cost of $15 per scout. If you have Scouts wanting to abseil, check the calendar for the dates of the Scout Abseil days and contact the Scout Abseil Co-ordinator to book on these dates.

 

SNR Basic Rockcraft & Level 2 Workshops - (See dates in calendar below)

Basic Rockcraft - This is the base level for participation in rock activities and is required for vertical canyoning and caving. Attending this workshop will give you a great grounding for rock adventures and you can even earn you Stage 4 OAS under Vertical (New Award Scheme).

Cost is $50 plus we throw in a set of prussik loops taylored to you.

See how to book below to get on the Basic Rockcraft Workshop.

Rigging & Rescue Skills - (SIS Training Level 2 & Guide) - If you want to build on your skills and work towards being able to take other people out abseiling then this is the workshop for you. Learn how to setup abseilgs, rig for rescue and get yourself or other out of difficulty. VET qualifications are possible and when you finish here move on to becoming an Abseil guide. See how to book below to get on this workshop.

Cost is $50.

See how to book below to get on the Rigging & Rescue Skills - SIS Training Level 2.

 

How do I book into an Abseiling Workshop or Scout Session?

1. Down load a Booking Form
2. Fill in the details & send to Sydney North Region office as noted on the form.
3. If applying for a Workshop include cheque to cover the workshop fees.
4. For Scout Abseil Session – tick the ‘Other Activity’ box on the Booking Form and nominate the Scout Abseil Day you wish to attend at the line marked ‘Activity’.
5. If unsure about any details or if you are eligible to attend the Workshop or Activity then contact the Activity Coordinator.
6. To confirm if the workshop is still on and has space contact the Region Office

 

Current Workshop Details & Downloads:-

Particpants will need to fill in a booking form and send to Region Office. Participants should download the all details below and follow the directions as per the participants letter to be sent to you to complete all the prerequisits prior to the first theory night.

Download a Booking Form

Location:- Main Location - Wahroonga Rocks  Location details download.

                   Alternate Location - Lindfield Rocks. Location details download.

Electronic Log Book Page:- Download Logbook.

Leave No Trace Documents:- Download Part 1.    Download Part 2.

Rock Activities Standard Operation Proceedure:- Download SOP.

Adventurous Activities Policy:- Download Policy.

E-Learning (Level 1 Common Core) :- Download Details.

 

Who Can Help Me?

Daryl Osborne 9878 3028.

2019 Calendar
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 February Sunday 17th February 2019Scout Abseil Day - ASC19A
Bookings Close 1st February. Contact Scott Osborne for Further info
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Wednesday 27th February 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19A - Basic Rockcraft (Level 1)
Theory Night 1
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 March Wednesday 6th March 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19A - Basic Rockcraft (Level 1)
Theory Night 2
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Saturday 23rd March 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19A - Basic Rockcraft (Level 1)
Practical Day
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Sunday 31st March 2019Scout Abseil Day - ASC19B
Bookings Close 8th March. Contact Scott Osborne for Further info
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 April Wednesday 3rd April 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19B - Rigging & Rescue (Level 2)
Theory Night
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Saturday 6th April 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19B - Rigging & Rescue (Level 2)
Practical Day
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Tuesday 30th April 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19C - Basic Rockcraft (Level 1)
Theory Night 1
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 May Tuesday 7th May 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19C - Basic Rockcraft (Level 1)
Theory Night 2
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Saturday 11th May 2019Scout Abseil Day - ASC19C
Bookings Close 12th April. Contact Scott Osborne for Further info
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Sunday 19th May 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19C - Basic Rockcraft (Level 1)
Practical Day
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 June Wednesday 12th June 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19D - Rigging & Rescue (Level 2)
Theory Night
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Saturday 15th June 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19D - Rigging & Rescue (Level 2)
Practical Day
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 August Thursday 1st August 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19E - Basic Rockcraft (Level 1)
Theory Night 1
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Thursday 8th August 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19E - Basic Rockcraft (Level 1)
Theory Night 2
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Sunday 11th August 2019Scout Abseil Day - ASC19D
Bookings Close 19th July. Contact Scott Osborne for Further info
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Saturday 24th August 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19E - Basic Rockcraft (Level 1)
Practical Day
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 October Wednesday 16th October 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19F - Basic Rockcraft (Level 1)
Theory Night 1
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Wednesday 23rd October 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19F - Basic Rockcraft (Level 1)
Theory Night 2
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Sunday 27th October 2019Scout Abseil Day - ASC19E
Bookings Close 4th October. Contact Scott Osborne for Further info
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 November Sunday 3rd November 2019Abseiling Workshop ABS19F - Basic Rockcraft (Level 1)
Practical Day