RSD – Roped Setter – Training

Route Setting Development (RSD) is the route setting division of the Association of British Climbing Walls, which aims to provide aspiring & established route setters with with recognised qualifications & workshops in order to improve setting safety, productivity & creativity.

This 2-day course is for designated route setters and experienced climbers who want to develop and refine best practice while route setting on roped walls and bouldering walls.  This qualification allows holders to route set bottom rope, auto belay and lead climbing routes.

To take part in an RSD Roped Setter Level 1 course you need to have:

  • Route setting experience (desirable)
  • The ability to climb F6b
  • The ability to competently lead climb and safely belay a lead climber

This course covers attachment of holds and the creative process of route design with a particular focus on route setting rescues, rope-work and applicable regulations to ensure you can use safe working practices.

This course includes the use of all necessary equipment for setting and working at height.

After completing this course candidates now need to complete a separate one day assessment. Upon successfully completing the assessment the candidate will be issued with the RSA Level 1 Roped Setter certificate. This certificate is valid for three years.

Please note that in order to book onto this training course, RSD membership is required and can be obtained here

Price: £275

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RSD – Roped Setter – Training

Route Setting Development (RSD) is the route setting division of the Association of British Climbing Walls, which aims to provide aspiring & established route setters with recognized qualifications & workshops to improve setting safety, productivity & creativity.

This 2-day course is for designated route setters and experienced climbers who want to develop and refine best practice while route setting on roped walls and bouldering walls.  This qualification allows holders to route set bottom rope, auto-belay and lead climbing routes.

To take part in an RSD Roped Setter Level 1 course you need to have:

  • Route setting experience (desirable)
  • The ability to climb F6b
  • The ability to competently lead climb and safely belay a lead climber

This course covers attachment of holds and the creative process of route design with a particular focus on route setting rescues, rope-work and applicable regulations to ensure you can use safe working practices.

This course includes the use of all necessary equipment for setting and working at height.

After completing this course candidates now need to complete a separate one day assessment. Upon successfully completing the assessment the candidate will be issued with the RSA Level 1 Roped Setter certificate. This certificate is valid for three years.

Please note that in order to book onto this training course, RSD membership is required and can be obtained here

Cost: £275

To book: https://app.rockgympro.com/b/?bo=b2633d02ee774ffe81bf8139a66a0fc7 

RSD – Roped Setter – Training

This 2-day course will focus on route setting best practice, equipment, rigging, ascent and descent, bag hauling, WAH, LOLER and PUWER regulations. A variety of companion rescue scenarios will be trained and practised over the two days, as will practical route-setting. The course is intended for climbers who have a have a good level of rope-work skills, can lead / belay and climb frequently indoors at 6b. The course is also appropriate for designated route setter rescuers and floor walkers with a route-setter rescue remit. This course is approved for 1 MTA or 2 AMI CPD points. This course includes access to an e-learning module.

Following completion of the two-day training course, candidates may apply for the one-day assessment course.

It will be taught by Ben Humphris, professional Route Setter, RSD Trainer, IRATA Level 3 qualified technician and Mountaineering Instructor.

All equipment provided. This course is approved for 1 MTA or 2 AMI CPD points.

Please note that before booking your course you need to have RSD membership which can be obtained here.

For more information: [email protected]

To book: https://www.trybooking.com/uk/DFZK

Cost: £350

RSD – Roped Setter – Training and Assessment

This two day training and assessment is only suitable for the most exepricened setters looking to gain the RSD Roped setter training. This course will focus on route setting best practice, equipment, rigging, ascent and descent, bag hauling, WAH, LOLER and PUWER regulations. A variety of companion rescue scenarios will be trained and practised over the two days, as will practical route-setting. The course is intended for climbers who have a have a good level of rope-work skills, can lead / belay and climb frequently indoors at 6b. The course is also appropriate for designated route setter rescuers and floor walkers with a route-setter rescue remit. This course is approved for 1 MTA or 2 AMI CPD points. This course includes access to an e-learning module.

Following completion of the two-day training course, candidates may apply for the one-day assessment course.

It will be taught by Ben Humphris, professional Route Setter, RSD Trainer, IRATA Level 3 qualified technician and Mountaineering Instructor.

All equipment provided. This course is approved for 1 MTA or 2 AMI CPD points.

Please note that before booking your course you need to have RSD membership which can be obtained here.

For more information: [email protected]

To book: https://www.trybooking.com/uk/DHKQ

Cost: £350

RSD – Roped Setter – Training

This 2-day course will focus on route setting best practice, equipment, rigging, ascent and descent, bag hauling, WAH, LOLER and PUWER regulations. A variety of companion rescue scenarios will be trained and practised over the two days, as will practical route-setting. The course is intended for climbers who have a have a good level of rope-work skills, can lead / belay and climb frequently indoors at 6b. The course is also appropriate for designated route setter rescuers and floor walkers with a route-setter rescue remit. This course is approved for 1 MTA or 2 AMI CPD points.

Following completion of the two-day training course, candidates may apply for the one-day assessment course.

The course will be run by Pete Hill WMCI, FRGS, IRATA Level 3 qualified technician, ABC member, RSD trainer and assessor and RSD co-Chair. All equipment is provided.

The course fee is £250 per person including all specialised equipment and course reference manual.

Please note that in order to book onto this training course, RSD membership is required and can be obtained here

To book email: [email protected]

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