Rope Rescue Instructor Trainer (RR-IT)

Rope Rescue – Instructor Trainer is one of Rescue 3 International’s two Rope only
instructor trainer designations. The other is the Instructor Rope Instructor Trainer (InsR).
RR-ITs teach Instructor courses as well as participate in curriculum development and committees.


  • Rope Rescue Specialist Instructor (RRSI) in good standing with Independent & Lead Instructor
    status for a minimum of 3 years
  • Assist with at least 1 Instructor course in the past 3 years
  • Recommendation by Regional Director and International Office

Instructor training & assessment

  • Complete Instructor Trainer Logbook

Qualification valid for

4 years

Able to teach

  • All courses an Rope Rescue Specialist Instructor (RRSI) can teach
  • Safe Work at Heights Tutor (SWAHT)
  • Co-Worker Rescue at Heights Instructor (CWRHI)
  • Rope Access for Emergency Responders Instructor (RAFERI)
  • Rope Rescue Operator Instructor (RROI)
  • Rope Rescue Technician Instructor (RRTI)
  • Rope Rescue Specialist Instructor (RRSI)

Additional Specialty Instructor Trainer Qualifications

see note below
  • Recreational Rappel Instructor Trainer (RECRO-IT)
  • Tower Rescue Instructor Trainer (TWR-IT)
  • Wind Turbine Operator Instructor Trainer(WTO-IT)
  • Animal Rescue Technician Instructor Trainer (ART-IT)

Note: Instructor Trainers can add Specialty IT qualifications by showing extensive depth of knowledge in that specialty. They must go through the normal instructor process for that specialty and obtain a recommendation for IT status from their Regional Director and an IT for that specialty discipline.

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