Rope Access & SPRAT Certification: Level I

Recommended for:

Anyone who wishes to work at heights on rope.

Course Objectives

A Level I Technician is capable of performing a limited range of rope access tasks required by his or her employers under supervision of someone with a minimun Level III Rope Access skills. An audit of skills and knowledge will allow students to demonstrate sound judgment and abilities in rigging and rescue. A worker trained in Rope Access Level I is:

  • Responsible for all his/her own equipment: i.e. ropes, harnesses, carabiners, etc. and recording and checking the same;
  • Able to assist in rigging and non-standard operations under the guidance of a higher grade;
  • Able to undertake a rescue involving descent by him/herself and have a knowledge of hauling systems; and is
  • Not allowed to supervise others.

Course Description

This intensive training program is designed to ensure students are competent in all Industrial Rope Access techniques currently used in a variety of exposed situations. You will learn the fundamentals of working on rope in an interactive training environment. Rescue is a vital component of this course and is stressed throughout in a variety of practical scenarios.


  • Course Length: 5 days
  • 1 instructor per 8 students
  • Pre-requisite: medical