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Pacific Ropes offers an exceptional SPRAT Rope Access training experience!

SPRAT enables graduates to carry certification exclusively recognized in Canada and the USA, and creates several job opportunities in the North American Rope Access job market, particularly in maintenance and inspection.

SPRAT Level 1

SPRAT L1 is intended for anyone who has no previous Industrial Rope Access experience. SPRAT L1 certification is for anyone that has to complete work at-height using an industrial 2 rope system. Upon successfully completion, you will be able to practice Rope Access as a technicians for all SPRAT member companies globally. 

  • Introduction to SPRAT
  • Care and maintenance of PPE
  • Harness assembly
  • Descender/Backup/Rope Clamps/Cowstails
  • Ascent/Descent/Change Overs
  • Ascent with Descender
  • Descent with Ascenders
  • Bagging/Coiling a rope
  • Basic Anchors & Y Hangs
  • Passing Deviations / 4 Rope Transfer
  • Rope Protection
  • Edge Obstruction
  • Small & Large Rebelays
  • Horizontal Aid Climbing

SPRAT Level 2

SPRAT L2 certification is intended for anyone who has completed their L1 and meets the SPRAT L2 prerequisite requirements for training admittance. The L2 course goes beyond the basics and focuses on advanced rigging techniques developed to achieve more complex access solutions. One and two person rescues will be emphasized. 

  • Introduction to documents/logbooks
  • Certification Validity, Medical Condition 014R
  • Checking of Equipment
  • Basic Rigging
  • Forces & Angles
  • Suspension Trauma
  • Ascent & Deviation Rescue
  • Rigging Re-belays & Deviations
  • Mechanical Advantages of Hauling Systems
  • Small Re-belay Rescue
  • Rope to Rope Rescue
  • Horizontal Aid Climb Rescue
  • Rigging Edge Obstruction, With Rope Protection; Aid Climbing & Rescue
  • Rescue from Shock Absorbing Lanyards


SPRAT Level 3

SPRAT L3  is intended for anyone who is required or interested in supervising a team of Rope Access technicians on a job site. This course will prepare applicants to lead their teams through complex and advanced rigging and rescue scenarios, while emphasizing the need for excellent leadership skills, paperwork, and job site management.

  • Equipment Set Up Theory & Practical
  • Reviewing of Level 1 & 2 Syllabus
  • Reporting & PPE Through Examinations
  • Short Link Rescue
  • Rescue Passing Knots
  • Rescue Hauling, Passing Knot Rescue
  • Large Re-belay Rescue; Rope Transfer Rescue
  • Rigging with Rope Protection
  • Review of Hauling Systems
  • Team Rescue
  • Supervision
  • Validity of First Aid Certification
  • Review of IRATA Certificate’s Validity
  • Check Log Books


Pre-requisites L1

For SPRAT rope access training, you’ll need to be 18 years of age and be able to provide government ID or passport details. Industrial rope access training is physically demanding so you’ll need to make sure:

* You have good strength‐to‐weight ratio and average to good cardio fitness level
* Healthy joints and full‐function of extremities (especially hands)
* Recommended maximum body weight of 220 lbs for people up to 6 ft tall

Pre-requisites L2

To prepare for L2 SPRAT rope access training, you’ll need:

* Minimum of 6 months work experience as a Level 1 SPRAT rope access technician
* 500 logged hours of experience of rope access work
* Valid logbook signed off by a supervisor
* Valid L1 SPRAT ID card

Pre-requisites L3

To prepare for L3 SPRAT rope access training, you’ll need:

* Minimum of 6 months work experience as a Level 2 SPRAT rope access technician
* 500 logged hours of experience of rope access work
* Valid logbook signed off by a supervisor
* Current First Aid and CPR/AED
* Valid L2 SPRAT ID card

How much does the SPRAT course cost?

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