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Duration: 5 day/40 hours
Ratio: 4 students/1 instructor

The Rope Access Level One Technician course offers practical and theoretical knowledge used by Level 1industrial rope access technicians. 

 

SYNOPSIS OF COURSE:
Candidates are educated on the practical application of rope access skills to a wide range of working locations. This course will form the foundation or compliment professional development for all work at height professionals covering the basic principles of rope access.

Level 1 Rope Tech (SPRAT recognized as a Rope Access Worker) shall be capable of performing basic rope access tasks required by employer and task specific conditions, UNDER the direct on site supervision of a level III Rope Access Supervisor.

TOPICS COVERED:

  • History of Rope Access
  • Current legislation, guidelines and standards
  • Awareness of Hazard Identification Risk Assessments
  • and Control forms
  • Work at Height permits and method statements
  • Set up of Access Zones and Hazard zones (exclusion zones)
  • Suspension Trauma and Casualty Management
  • Hazardous materials
  • Log book requirements and their completion
  • Hauling systems
  • Fall factors
  • Simple Rigging , Angles ( deviations and loading )
  • Safe working loads and breaking strength of standard rope access equipment
  • Rig Y hangs
  • Rope and Edge protection
  • Rope maneuvers on a pre‐rigged course

Pre qualification requirements:

  • 18 years or older
  • Shall be physically fit and free from any disability or medical condition that may
  • prevent them from climbing and working safely.
  • They shall ensure that they have an adequate level of fitness, are able to
  • perform the tasks expected in terms of strength, agility, and coordination, and
  • are able to withstand the stresses of the working environment, inclement
  • weather heat and cold
  • Ideally all prospects should be in possession of a current physical before starting this kind of work and should be reassessed at regular intervals.
  • Delegates are required to sign a statement of Health

Certifications/Completion Cards Received After Successful Completion:
All delegates who successfully complete training will receive certification valid for two years.