- Safe Practices for Rope Access Work
Designed to provide guidance for rope access technicians, employers, and clients regarding general safety requirements for rope access work.
- English: [pdf]
- Certification Requirements for Rope Access Work
This document describes in detail the technical skill and theoretical knowledge requirements needed to obtain certification to all three levels of Rope Access Technician.
On April 1, 2019 a new version of the Certification Requirements for Rope Access Work will go into effect. The new document along with other upcoming documents can be located at the bottom of this page.
- Evaluation Guidelines
This guidelines document provides current and prospective candidates, trainers, hosts and Evaluators with the information and resources requisite in conducting impartial, consistent and efficient evaluations.
- Evaluator Guidelines
The purpose of this document is to provide Evaluators with the information required to provide consistent, objective, fair, accurate, and efficient evaluation sessions
- Bridge Inspection – Typical Rope Access Techniques
This guidelines document identifies rope access techniques used to aid in the inspection of various bridge types
- Translation Policy
The official version of a SPRAT document is the US English language version on the SPRAT web site. To facilitate global adoption, we welcome efforts to provide SPRAT standards, specifications, and documents in as many languages as possible. Please review this document for details on how to volunteer a document translation.
- Process to Become an Evaluator
The purpose of this document is to provide Evaluator applicants the complete information regarding the process to become a SPRAT Evaluator.
- Process to Update Evaluations Committee Documents
This document provides a procedure for updating the public documents managed by the Evaluations Committee, including, but not limited to, the Evaluation Guidelines, the Evaluator Guidelines, the Evaluator Consensus Matrix, and the Process to Become an Evaluator.
- Process to Become an Ambassador
The purpose of this document is to provide Ambassador applicants the complete information regarding the process to become a SPRAT Evaluator.
The following documentation will become effective on April 1st, 2019:
- Certification Requirements for Rope Access Word (version 19A)
- Defined Terms (version 19A)
- Evaluation Guidelines (version 19A)
- Summarized Overview of New Certification Requirements
A recording from the Review of Changes Q&A Session held on March 12, 2019 can be found by clicking here.
The above documents are copyrighted to SPRAT. Printing of the documents is allowed when used in connection with education efforts only, and not for commercial purposes.