OPEN ROPES COURSE TRAININGS


Adventure Ropes Course offers ropes course practitioners the highest quality facilitator, technical, and manager trainings available.  Responsible decision exercises, physical memorization, and  resource development are some of the strategies that help you to see beyond policies and understand the fundamentals of safety.  Our trainings meets the ACCT Training Certification guidelines.
 
 
LEVEL 1 ROPES COURSE TRAINING
     
Our Full Facilitator Training emphasizes life skills and methodologies.  This 40 hour training focuses on low ropes teambuilding, high ropes safety and facilitation and 2 days of ropes course managers training. We will examine 'challenge by choice', expectations, and measured outcomes to establish a framework in order to build long-term skills through daily interactions.  You'll get a full bag of new tricks with variations for corporate clients, youth groups, churches and people with disabilities.  We will look at current standards, expected changes and trends in the challenge course industry. 
A comprehensive manual includes games, facilitation techniques, ropes tools, and tons of resources to continue improving your communication and processing skills. We will spend time on initiatives, the low course, high course, and management.
 

LEVEL 2 ROPES COURSE TRAINING
  This intensive high ropes training includes skills: dynamic belay, static belay techniques, rescue skills, inspection, and solid facilitation skills to deepen the ropes course experience for kids and adults.  We will learn about a variety of belays, new devices, and rope techniques as well as facilitation styles and questioning approaches.  We will spend a lot of time on the course and getting comfortable with various equipment.
 
 

LOW ROPES COURSE TRAINING
 
The Low Ropes Training focuses on safety, teambuilding, group dynamics, integration and participation.  This 16 hour course covers a variety of permanent and portable elements. Skills and rope time are the venue for learning about facilitation techniques, gaming strategies, safety, and processing debriefs.  Group dynamics, leadership roles, and setting portable elements are some of the topics covered. 
 
 

 ROPES COURSE MANAGER TRAINING
 
This 18 hour course includes staff training and evaluation tools to help assure ropes course owners and managers continued safe operation.  We will look at staff management procedures, course development and organizational improvements.  Your challenge course can be a more integral part of our overall program. You can improve safety and staff effectiveness in your seasonal programs.
  • Streamline record keeping and paperwork
  • Resources for inexpensive equipment and supplies.
  • Facilitation skills and rescue training
  • Insurance and liability exposure
  • Staff development and documentation
  • Getting and maintaining accreditation
 
We will develop criteria for hiring, training and evaluating challenge course staff.  You will how to conduct routine inspections and maintenance on you ropes course. This comprehensive training can be applied to any challenge course program.
 
COSTS
  TRAININGS HOURS COST
  LEVEL 1 ROPES COURSE 40 $390*
  LEVEL 2 ROPES COURSE 40 $465*
  LOW ROPES ONLY 30 $270*
  ROPES COURSE MANAGER 20 $800*