Rope Access Training III

This 5-day course prepares candidates for SPRAT Level III certification. This course focuses on advanced rope access tasks and job management skills required of a technician working as a rope access supervisor.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop and implement work plans and associated risk assessments
  • Supervise the proper use and management of rope access equipment
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of advanced rigging and rescue techniques

Job-site Safety and Documentation

  • Able to ensure compliance with relevant Rope Access guidelines and legislation
  • Supervise and direct the Rope Access tasks of other technicians
  • Develop an access work plans
  • Complete, implement, and review job hazard analysis
  • Establish and manage exclusion zones
  • Verify Rope Access experience in technicians’ logbooks


  • Capable of constructing or directing construction of Rope Access systems, including tensioned lines
  • Capable of inspecting the safety of Rope Access systems, including an analysis of system dynamics
  • Develop and implement an access work plan for a specific Rope Access task

Rope Access Techniques and Rescues

  • All rope access and aid climbing techniques
  • Rescue a casualty through all Rope Access rigging scenarios
  • Plan, conduct and manage complex rescue scenarios, including hauling and lowering through knots


Candidates seeking certification to SPRAT Technician must have appropriate previous industrial rope access experience.

  • SPRAT requires a minimum of 6 months experience and 500 logged working hours as a SPRAT Level II technician.

Participants will be asked to perform moderate to strenuous activities. A physical examination by a doctor is strongly recommended. Candidates will be required to sign a Liability Release Form and a Statement of Medical Condition confirming the absence of known medical conditions that might preclude their ability to safely work at height.

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