Rope Rescue Operator (RRO)

The Rope Rescue Operator (RRO) course introduces the knowledge and skills required by personnel to operate safely and effectively during rope rescues and be an active part of a rope rescue team working under the supervision of Rope Rescue Technicians.

Contact hours

30 hours


Minimum age: 18.

Qualification valid for

3 years


Safe Work at Heights (SWAH)
Co-Worker Rescue at Heights (CWRH)
Rope Access for Emergency Responders (RAFER)
Rope Rescue Operator (RRO)

Recertified by

Rope Rescue Operator (RRO)
Rope Rescue Technician (RRT)
Rope Rescue Specialist (RRS)
Wind Turbine Operator (WTO)
Tower Safety, Climbing, & Rescue (TWR)

Taught by

Rope Rescue Operator Instructor (RROI)
Rope Rescue Technician Instructor (RRTI)
Rope Rescue Specialist Instructor (RRSI)
Rope Rescue Instructor Trainer (RR-IT)