This is a one or two day course, usually offered at Freycinet. The course content includes a basic outline of all technical content required to pass the the TRA qualification. The TCIA highly recommends attending one of these training courses prior to assessment.
The course covers:
- Selecting appropriate routes for your clients, setting up and managing top rope systems efficiently, including the placement and evaluation of artificial protection (nuts, camming devices etc)
- Instruction on teaching students effective belay methods using ATC or assisted belay devices, and when to use a backup belayer
- Instruction on group management and safety, environmental issues to consider and briefing components required for TRA climbing conditions
- Counter-balance and pick-off rescues specific to TRA conditions
Cost – see here.
Consult the Training Calendar for the next scheduled training dates. Additional training can be organised on request.
The following information will help candidates get a feel for the nature of the TCIA as an organisation and the content of the assessment: