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Pacific Ropes offers the best rope access
training! The extensive and various rope
access experience from our instructors
is passed down to our students so that
they can be fully prepared for any work
site. We offer ongoing support for our
alumni students because we care about
our students and want them to excel
at what they love to do.

Mentorship

We care about helping you excel!

We believe in implementing high quality training to help guide and harness safe, knowledgeable, and hardworking rope access technicians.

Amazing Facility

A world-class training center!

Our Rope Access training facility is one of the best in BC. Everything you need to learn tricks of this trade under one roof.

Course Dates

We've got a course every month!

We offer IRATA training every month. Next one starts July 13, 2015. Call us for more available dates.


Length of our Courses

How long are the courses?

Each rope access course is 5 days long, about 8 hours each day. The first four days will be all instruction, practice, and fun! The last day will be your assessment day where a third party assessor comes in to evaluate your skills. We normally start around 8am and end around 4pm.

Expectations at our academy

What to Expect

Whether you’re getting assessed for SPRAT or IRATA, we will cover both standards to ensure you get the fullest technical rope rescue training available. Here’s what you can expect:

* Theory and practical training incorporated into one program
* Group sizes of 6 – 8 per Trainer/Assessor
* In depth rope rescue training and first aid cover
* Specific training formulated for each unique industry and business (as requested)
* Equipment sales at a discount for students

Rope Access Technicians

Who should take rope access training

Rope access training will benefit anyone who is already working at height. Whether it’s scaffold, swing stage, bosun chair, or boom lifts, if you need to work at height, high ropes certification gives you the ability to master the two rope system with ease, efficiency, and safety. This helps you get your work done faster and safer, which makes you more valuable to your employer.


Pre-requisites L1

Getting prepared for Level 1

For both SPRAT and IRATA 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

Getting prepared for Level 2

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

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

* Minimum of 12 months as a Level 1 IRATA rope access technician
* Minimum of 1000 logged hours of rope access work
* Valid logbook signed off by an IRATA Level 3 Supervisor
* Valid L1 IRATA ID card

Pre-requisites L3

Getting prepared for Level 3

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

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

* Minimum of 12 months as a Level 2 IRATA rope access technician
* Minimum of 1000 logged hours of rope access work
* Valid logbook signed off by an IRATA Level 3 Supervisor
* Current First Aid Certification (OFA 1 or higher)
* Valid L2 IRATA ID card


Register now for $50 off your next rope access course!

Call 604-447-8055 to get started on your rope access career!