What is Rope Access?

Rope access provides a safe, cost-efficient, and effective means of accessing structures and geologic features for rescue, inspection, maintenance, and construction.

VA Education Benefits Eligible

Our Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT®) training is eligible for use of VA Education Benefits.

NOTE: Only Level One.

Three-Level Course

Our SPRAT training is for anyone who needs rope access – tower technicians, law enforcement, wind turbine technicians, firefighters, window washers, ski lift inspection and repair personnel, dam inspectors, amusement park repair personnel, you name it.

Our five-day course (CEL301) is taught at three different skill levels:

  • Level One – Eligible for VA Education Benefits.
  • Level Two – Can be taken six months after Level 1 certification AND 500 hours accrued
  • Level Three – Can be taken six month after Level 2 certification AND 500 hours accrued

After four days of hands-on techniques, participants will receive a one-day evaluation consisting of a demonstration of skills and a written test.


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Rope AccessCEL301Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians
SPRAT Level 1, 2, and 3 Certification is designed to provide an overview of the skills required to successfully complete Society of Processional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) Level 1, 2, or 3 certification. This course consists of four days of hands-on technique practice followed by one day of instruction for evaluation and a practical exam. Our Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) training is eligible for use of VA Education Benefits.NOTE:  Only SPRAT Level 1 training is eligible.SPRAT Level 1, 2, and 3 Certification consists of the following three courses:SPRAT Level 1 CertificationSPRAT Level 2 Certification – Can be taken six months after Level 1 certification AND 500 hours accruedSPRAT Level 3 Certification – Can be taken six months after Level 2 certification AND 500 hours accruedUpon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to perform respective level 1, 2, or 3 SPRAT tasks. Show less
SPRAT Level 1, 2, and 3 Certification is designed to provide an overview of the skills required to successfully complete Society of Processional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) Level 1, 2, or 3 certification. This course consists of four days of hands-on technique practice followed by one day… Show more

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Rope AccessCEL400Fundamental Tower Rescue
CEL400, Fundamental Tower Rescue, is designed to provide an overview of the “must-know” skills, knowledge, and abilities necessary to rescue an individual from height on a utility tower. This course conforms to the NSFPA 1006.2021 Tower Rescue Skills Standard for awareness, operations, and technical information, as well as ANSI Z359, Z87, and Z89 standards. After completing this course, participants will be familiar with the nationally recognized safe work practices, precautions, basic safe work procedures, and regulatory compliance measures relevant to rescue from a tower or structure. Show less
CEL400, Fundamental Tower Rescue, is designed to provide an overview of the “must-know” skills, knowledge, and abilities necessary to rescue an individual from height on a utility tower. This course conforms to the NSFPA 1006.2021 Tower Rescue Skills Standard for awareness, operations, and… Show more

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