TeamThe 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.
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 - PrerequisitesNIL
SIS Training - RIgging & Rescue Skills - Level 2 AbseilingLevel 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 - PrerequisitesHold 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 AbseilingA 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;
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
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.
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.