Pacific Ropes Blog

Is your employee ready for an upgrade?

Before registering an employee for their IRATA or SPRAT upgrade, you may want to consider the following questions in order to ensure your employee has...

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SPRAT Level 3 Conversion Procedure

If you are a active L3 rope access technician and you don't hold a SPRAT certification, but would like to have one, the conversion procedure would be the...

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6 Common L1 Discrepancies

There’s a whole list of minor and major discrepancies you should review prior to assessment day (refer to 9.6.3 - 9.6.4 in the TACS for the complete list...

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What happens if you fail? You do a Re-assessment!

First, don’t be too hard on yourself. You’re not the first to fail an assessment and you certainly won’t be the last. Failing an assessment does not...

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When it's time for Refresher Training

If you hold a valid Rope Access certification, but it’s been more than 6 months since you last did any rope access, you will need to attend a refresher...

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No More Dual Assessments and Evaluations

Hey Rope techs! There are some changes happening with IRATA that will affect the assessment days at PacRopes.

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SPRAT Direct Entry Level 2 Procedure

For skilled rope access technicians who aren’t certified through SPRAT, but who’d like to be evaluated for a SPRAT level 2 certification, because they...

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As a Manager, can I sign rope access logbook hours?

In order for your employees to advance to the next level in IRATA or SPRAT, you'll need to ensure they document all their rope access hours in their SPRAT...

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Should I get into Rope Access?

You may have been introduced to rope access through a friend, colleague, or aquaintance at a party, climbing gym, or ski lift. Or, you may have seen...

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FAQ: Rope Access Assessments & Evaluations

After successfully completing the 4 days, minimum length, training course for the IRATA certification you’re pursuing (IRATA L1, L2, or L3) and paying...

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