Qualifications: Certification in SPRAT Level II, a minimum of 500 logged rope access hours at Level I and 500 logged rope access hours at Level II (1,000 combined)

Equipment: specialist equipment and training materials are supplied

Course Length: 5 days

Who Should Take This Course: North American workers certified in SPRAT II who wish to become Rope Access Supervisors, safety managers, tower workers or maintenance managers for difficult access locations.

Level III Rope Access Supervisors are highly competent in the setup, use and analysis of all rigging, rescue and fall protection systems. Developing team leadership and site supervisory skills are important components of this training program. Advanced rescues are the most crucial aspect of training; the course will repeatedly challenge candidates to preform difficult rescues under every possible circumstance. Special attention is also given to job site documentation and relevant legislation.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Setup all types of anchors (pre-rigged to lower)
  • Effectively manage and lead a team
  • Master Job Safety Analysis
  • Work with mechanical anchor systems
  • Establish self-retracting, horizontal and vertical lifelines
  • Manage rope grabs and ladder safety devices
  • Perform a variety of advanced rescues through Aid Traverse, Deviation, Rope-to-Rope Transfer, Re-belay and Knots.

Completion of the SPRAT level 3 training qualifies candidates for managing complex difficult access operations. You will be able to perform advanced rigging skills and rescues fluidly.

Course Structure

The course occurs over a four-day period with the fifth day devoted to evaluations. Mastering rescue and rigging methods are essential to the completion of this training.

About RAC Instruction

RAC are one of the first within Canada with rope access techniques. Our instructors offer learning from their in-depth experiences to provide additional skills and knowledge over and above the required syllabus. Our fully equipped and technically sophisticated facilities are some of the largest in North America.