Rope Rescue Technician (RRT)

The Rope Rescue Technician (RRT) course covers concepts and techniques to enable small teams to undertake technical rope rescues. A building block approach is used throughout the course so that candidates can progress from key concepts through to the rigging and operation of full systems for raising, lowering and highline rescues.

Contact hours

30 hours


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)
Rope Rescue Technician (RRT)

Recertified by

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

Taught by

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