Skills with Ropes, Anchors & Rope Systems

    Course details

    • Code: TOUR.5003
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class90 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to equip students with the skills required to use ropes, anchors and rope systems in a variety of settings including rock climbing, abseiling, water based rope work and rescue rope systems.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. demonstrate skills with ropes, knots, anchors and belays for rock climbing and abseiling at a National Grade III level;
  2. perform specialist rope skills in a water environment; and
  3. execute specialist rope rescues.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

This course includes NZQA unit standard 20151.

For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017