Available Rope Access Courses
Rope Access Training FAQ's
Both associations have their pros and cons. IRATA, although from the UK, is recognized internationally. SPRAT, based in North America, has a strong loyalty within the local Rope Access companies. Your first job maybe working for an employer who is an IRATA member; but, you may also find yourself later working for another company who is SPRAT loyal. To help you make a decision, read the blog post below to see how your current situation compares to these pros and cons and how you can make a decision.
Expect to be on your feet 90% of the time! Rope access courses are physically demanding and requires a certain fitness level. Be prepared to sweat! The courses consist of theory but will be mainly practical. Check out our fitness guidelines below. If you're not sure, you can contact us about our 1 day rope access awareness course to do a trial before you sign up for a full course.
The courses are typically 5 to 6 days long. There are always 4 days of training. And 1 day of assessment. If you do both IRATA and SPRAT, you'll have two separate testing days.