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Work at Height & Rescue Training

 

 

ROPE ACCESS - PEAK RESCUE

This course will be facilitated by Peak Rescue. See their webpage for registration and further details.

This 5 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.

Dates: Jan 24-28
Pricing: $1500
Location: Weber State University Outdoor Adventure & Welcome Center

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Rope Access Level 1 

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). 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.

Dates: TBD
Pricing: TBD
Location: Weber State University Outdoor Adventure & Welcome Center

 

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