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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. 


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.


  • 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.