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SPRAT – Twin Rope – Level 3

About this course

This course is available for current Level 2 Rope Access Lead Technicians with experience to be able to undertake training and assessment to better their rope access skills and learn new advances techniques.

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

Student/Trainer Ratio: 8:1

Course objectives and content:

  • All level 1 and 2 techniques
  • Current WHS legislation, SPRAT codes of conduct and the international rope access standard ISO 22846
  • Understanding of work permits policies and SWMS or JSEA’s
  • Rigging and system dynamics
  • Knots and hitches additional to those learnt in Level 1 and 2
  • Load releasing hitches
  • Anchors pre-rigged to lower
  • Mechanical advantage systems (such as tripods and beam clamps)
  • Team leadership and supervision
  • Pick-off rescue of a casualty whilst negotiating obstacles (deviation, rebelay or rope to rope transfer)
  • Rescue from Aid Traverse
  • Guidelines and highlines
RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

Qualifications for successful participants

Certificate of completion:

SPRAT Level 3 Rope Access Supervisor

Additional course information

Prerequisites & entry requirements

The candidate must provide proof of at least 500 hours of work experience as a Level II Technician or equivalent (1000 hours total).
The candidate may be asked to demonstrate proficiency in the skills and knowledge required of a Level II Technician.

Who should attend?

All Level 2 Rope Access Technicians that have currency as a level 2 rope access operator who want to upgrade their rope access skills.

Course objectives and content
  • All level 1 and 2 techniques
  • Current WHS legislation, SPRAT codes of conduct and the international rope access standard ISO 22846
  • Understanding of work permits policies and SWMS or JSEA’s
  • Rigging and system dynamics
  • Knots and hitches additional to those learnt in Level 1 and 2
  • Load releasing hitches
  • Anchors pre-rigged to lower
  • Mechanical advantage systems (such as tripods and beam clamps)
  • Team leadership and supervision
  • Pick-off rescue of a casualty whilst negotiating obstacles (deviation, rebelay or
  • rope to rope transfer)
  • Rescue from Aid Traverse
  • Guidelines and highlines
Where can I train?

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

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.

Additional information

Ready to enrol your team in our SPRAT – Twin Rope – Level 3?

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.