Guide Single Pitch Abseiling Qualification

From AUD $1,495.00
  • Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Katoomba, NSW
  • Product code: AbseilQual

ASM offers Single Pitch Abseil Guide - Natural Surfaces qualifications through a partnership with 5 Star Training and Consulting Pty Ltd (RTO ID 91664).

If you are interested in Canyon guiding this qualification is also available in combination with our Certifcate III in Single Pitch Canyon Guiding at a discounted rate. We typically run the combined Canyon & Abseil course more frequently than the stand alone Abseil course.

This training is designed for professional outdoor instructors, outdoor centre staff, teachers, defence personnel, outdoor club leaders and other professional and recreational based users who want to gain the skills of a Single Pitch Abseiling Guide and a nationally recognised qualification.

This qualification integrates current industry best practice with the following Nationally Recognised units of competency:

  • SISOABN304A Establish ropes for single pitch abseiling on natural surfaces
  • SISOABN303A Apply single pitch abseiling skills on natural surfaces
  • SISOABN202A Safeguard and abseiler using a single rope belay system
  • SISOABN305A Guide abseiling on single pitch natural surfaces
  • SISOABN301A Perform Vertical Rescues

This training is appropriate for those with previous abseil and/or other roping experience. Prior experience in a guiding or supervisory capacity is also of benefit.

The training is delivered as a four day intensive of technical training followed by a minimum of three days work experience and private practice. The assessment is two days and incorporates simulated rigging and rescue scenarios as well as a day guiding clients of ASM.

Upon payment of your course deposite you are also entitled to 20% off at our partner store - Paddy Pallin Katoomba.


Course prerequisites:

  • Previous Abseiling experience
  • Comfortable at heights
  • Basic understanding of common knots
  • Ideal base of knowledge is our Abseil 3 course or similar


What's included:

  • Australia's most experienced Adventure Guiding & Outdoor Training Specialists
  • Nationally Qualified & Highly Experienced Guides
  • All Technical Equipment
  • Delicious & Nutritious Lunch
  • Transport from and back to our office


We provide all specialist personal and group abseiling equipment including harnesses, helmets, etc.

After we process your booking an information sheet detailing specific equipment and dress requirements will be sent to you.

Lunch is also provided on this adventure- Please be sure to inform us on your booking form if you have any special dietary requirements!


If you do not receive an immediate booking confirmation you may be the opening booking for this activity, our office will contact you shortly to confirm your booking.