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Abseil Guide certification

In order to gain your technical skills competency to add to your foundation guiding course, we offer preparation training courses and accredited assessment for various technical skills.

Abseil Guide certification is a popular adventure guide qualification course, serving purpose for those who offer abseiling as a stand-alone activity or experience, but also as the foundation for further training as a rock climbing guide or canyoneering (kloofing) guide.

You will love the skills and our awesome way of presenting it. All our guide training courses are designed to equip you with a variety of skills and to lead you to completing successful certification.

Course Factsheet
Courses Catalogue

Training Course Duration

Our Abseil Guide training course runs over 5 full days. Public courses (open enrollment) usually starts on a Monday and ends on the following Friday, meaning you only have one week to take off work.

We do occasionally run part-time courses, please enquire with us.

We can schedule this course for groups and companies to suit your dates.


Topics & Content

The course is a mixture of theory lectures and practical in-field training.


Topics include: equipment; group management; anchoring; various set-up systems; rescues; self-rescue; client care; and much more.....



You can be assessed for various levels of competency in abseil guiding.


This includes:

  Abseil Guide - level 1 - up to 60m abseils

  Abseil Guide - level 2 - 60 to 150m abseils

  Abseil Guide - extreme abseils over 150m

Please consult with us to better understand the options.

Assessment includes written exams, and a practical in-field assessment.

Assessment can take 2 to 3 days depending on chosen scope.



Training Course: R6850.00 per person

Assessment Course: R2850.00 per person depending scope of practice.

Let's get you trained up!

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