Rescue 3 Prep Course

Your first step into rescue. The Rescue Prep Course introduces basic knowledge and skills required by personnel to support safely and effectively during rope rescues. 


This comprehensive introduction course trains students the fundamentals of technical rope rescue and provides the information necessary for those individuals who may respond to an emergency, or who will support trained rescuers.

This course is a great preparation for any Rescue 3 International Rope Rescue Course.

For additional information regarding Rescue 3 International Rope Rescue Course please visit the CMRCA RESCUE 3 Website (

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance.



  • No prior experience is required to take the Rescue Prep Course.
  • Students must be at least 16 years old with parental consent.



2 Days


Chiang Mai, Thailand


2,995 THB   


***Please note that the date listed on the calendar is the starting date of the course***

***If for any reason you need to pay using a method not offered on our website or want to discuss a payment plan please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate.***

    Is this course for me?

    If you are new to technical rope rescue and want to get exposure to some of the skills, this is the course for you

    What will I learn?
    • Personal equipment
    • Technical Equipment
    • Pre-planning
    • Risk assessments
    • Incident Management & Site Control
    • Loads and forces
    • Communications
    • Knots and Friction Hitches
    • Anchor systems
    • Mechanical advantage
    • Casualty care and packaging
    • Personal ascending and descending
    What is included?
    • Instruction
    • Equipment
    • Teaching materials
    • Lunch
    • Coffee, tea, and snacks
    • Water
    • Insurance
    • 10% off purchase at CMRCA Adventure Store
    • 500 THB off additional courses
    • One day bouldering gym pass
    What is the required equipment?
    • Climbing or fire helmet
    • Leather gloves
    • Work boots, hiking boots, or appropriate footwear
    • Long pants or coveralls
    • Personal climbing or rescue harness
    • Appropriate protective clothing for weather conditions