Rope Rescue Operator (RRO)

The RRO course prepares rescuers to effectively handle low angle and assist high angle emergency situations where rope and cable systems are required.


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.

This Rescue 3 International training course provides a 3-year certification and online access to the Rescue 3 International certified members page.


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Minimum age: 18.


  • 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)

Course Length

4 Days

Course location

Chiang Mai, Thailand


  39,995 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 want the skills to handle emergency situations using effective rope systems, this is the course for you!

    What will I learn?
    • Rescue 3 Philosophy
    • Training Standards
    • Medical considerations
    • Personal equipment
    • Technical Equipment
    • Pre-planning
    • Risk assessments
    • Incident size-up
    • Incident Management & Site Control
    • Loads and forces
    • System safety checks
    • Communications
    • Knots
    • Anchor systems
    • Rope Protection
    • Work restraint
    • Fall arrest
    • Lead climbing with lanyards
    • Connecting a casualty on a line using a telescopic pole
    • Lifting and lowering a casualty using a preinstalled device
    • Mechanical advantage
    • Casualty care and packaging
    • Personal ascending and descending
    • Individual pick-offs
    • Climbing over a 90 degree edge
    • Team based pick-off
    • Litter management - low angle
    • Team-based raising and lowering systems
    • Introduction to Litter management - high angle
    • Artificial high directions
    • Tagline offsets
    • Steep Angle Considerations
    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