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SPRAT – Twin Rope – Level 1

About this course

The Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (or SPRAT) is the peak rope access industry body in the United States. SPRAT has now gained a solid representation in Australia & in line with this, Height Safety Engineers (HSE) is proud to be offering SPRAT Level 1, 2 & 3 programs at our facility.

Duration: 5 Days (4 days of training and 1 day of assessment)

Student/Trainer Ratio: 8:1

Course objectives and content:

  • Current WHS legislation, SPRAT codes of conduct and the international rope access standard ISO 22846
  • Understanding fall protection and work in suspension requirements
  • Rope Access PPE & associated equipment
  • Knots, hitches & bends and anchor rigging techniques
  • Rope mobility (ascending, descending, lateral movement, passing obstacles such as knots re-belays and deviations)
  • Using tools and equipment whilst in suspension
  • Mid rope self & partner rescues
Two Day Confined Space Course

Qualifications for successful participants

Certificate of completion:

SPRAT Level 1 Technician.

A Level I Technician may only work under the direct, on-site supervision of a Rope Access Lead Technician or Supervisor.

Additional course information

Prerequisites & entry requirements

Current (Within 24 months) Nationally Accredited Work Safely at Heights certificate.

Who should attend?

This course has been designed for anyone wanting to enter the rope access industry. It is a safe method of working at height, where ropes and associated equipment are used to gain access to and egress from the work place.

Course objectives and content
  • Current WHS legislation, SPRAT codes of conduct and the international rope access standard ISO 22846
  • Understanding fall protection and work in suspension requirements
  • Rope Access PPE & associated equipment
  • Knots, hitches & bends and anchor rigging techniques
  • Rope mobility (ascending, descending, lateral movement, passing obstacles such as knots re-belays and deviations)
  • Using tools and equipment whilst in suspension
  • Mid rope self & partner rescues
Additional information
Learner support

We may be able to provide you with learning support. If you think you may need assistance with reading and/or writing, please contact our office to discuss how we may be able to assist.

Course fees

For more information and an obligation free quote please call our office on 1300 884 978. Group discounts may apply. Please also refer to the Payment Terms and Conditions available on our website and in the Student Handbook.

What do I bring?

All necessary equipment and learning materials will be provided. Light refreshments will be provided for training completed at our training facilities. Please wear comfortable clothing and enclosed footwear.

Where can I train?

Training can be conducted in one of our dedicated state-of-the-art training facilities.

Ready to enrol your team in our SPRAT – Twin Rope – Level 1?

Simply click the ‘Enrol’ button above. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us by calling 1300 884 978, we’d be happy to provide you with any more information that you might need.