Rope Access


When Working at Heights

At each level of our Rope Access Training courses, you will learn how to perform rope maneuvers and rescues, as well as how to analyze rope access systems. Peak Rescue certifies according to the U.S. based, Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT).

Peak Rescue offers three levels of Rope Access Training courses to students who use rope access as a method to gain access to their worksite on tall structures.

The three levels of courses can train the students to meet and exceed the national rope access standard, SPRAT, and offer Level 1, 2, 3 SPRAT Certifications, which are measured with the highest national standards with the best safety record of all workers at height.

Rope Access I

This 5 to 6-day course prepares candidates for SPRAT Level I certification. A successful candidate should be capable of performing a range of rope access tasks under the direct supervision of a more experienced technician.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand and follow rope access procedures, work plans, and associated risk assessments
  • Perform pre-use checks of personal rope access equipment
  • Perform a variety of rope access maneuvers
  • Assist in rigging and other tasks, under the supervision of a more experienced technician
  • Assist with rescue operations
  • Job-site Safety and Documentation
  • Awareness of guidelines for Rope Access work and relevant legislation
  • Identify the elements of an access work plan or method statement
  • Understand the process for hazard identification, analysis, and mitigation
  • Identify exclusion zones
  • Awareness of how to document Rope Access experience

Rigging:

  • Understand basic rigging skills
  • Inspect the integrity of rope access anchor systems
  • Able to tie anchoring, stop, and joining knots

Rope Access Techniques:

  • Ascent / Descent and changeovers
  • Pass obstructions: knots, deviations, intermediate anchors (re-belay), and edge obstructions
  • Rope to rope transfers
  • Aid climbing: horizontal point to point and sliding (IRATA Level I only)
  • Structure climbing: climbing with fall arrest equipment

Rescue:

  • Understand rescue protocols
  • Rescue a casualty in descent
  • Operate a rig-to-rescue system
  • Awareness of hauling systems

Prerequisites:

The minimum age requirement is 18 years. No previous rope access experience is necessary, however an appropriate physical and mental aptitude for technical tasks while working at height is important. Participants will be asked to perform moderate to strenuous activities. A physical examination by a doctor is strongly recommended. Candidates will be required to sign a Liability Release Form and a Statement of Medical Condition confirming the absence of known medical conditions that might preclude their ability to safely work at height.

Rope Access Training

Course Details

Our Rope Access Training course, you will learn how to perform rope maneuvers and rescues, as well as how to analyze rope access systems. Peak Rescue certifies according to the U.S. based, Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT).

Course Name

Rope Access I

Dates: May 6th - 10th

Location & Contact

Casper, Wy

Pricing

$1100

Industry Rope Rescue

Course Details

Our Rescue Rope Course is a Level I & II, NFPA 1006 compliant program. Students are led through progressive Level I training into the more sophisticated Level II rescue portion. Peak Rescue trains students both inside and outside as well as from fundamental learning environments to real world scenarios. Students have access to state of the art simulated environments and sites.

Course Name

Industry Rope Rescue

Dates: May 13-17

Location & Contact

Casper, Wy

Pricing

$1100

Industry Rope Rescue

Course Details

Our Rescue Rope Course is a Level I & II, NFPA 1006 compliant program. Students are led through progressive Level I training into the more sophisticated Level II rescue portion. Peak Rescue trains students both inside and outside as well as from fundamental learning environments to real world scenarios. Students have access to state of the art simulated environments and sites.

Course Name

Industry Rope Rescue

Dates: May 20th-24th

Location & Contact

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Pricing

$1100

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