SPRAT L2

The course focus on advanced rescue and team exercises. You will also focus on rescue solving with your teammates.

Target group

For those who want to develop their Level 1 Worker to a Level 2 Lead Technician with more advanced theoretical and practical elements. The candidate must be at least 18 years old and must be able to show a logbook with at least 500 documented working hours on ropes, and have a valid SPRAT Level 1 certificate. You ought to be in good health and in good basic condition as the course is physical and the candidate will have to carry out exercises that are physically demanding.

Course goal

After a successful completion of the course, the participant shall:

Inspect his own equipment and rope system
Climb, descend and move between ropes in a 2-rope system
Assist in rigging and more advanced techniques under supervision
Carry out rescues where the victim is stuck fast in his lowering device
Understanding of systems with mechanical gearing

Theoretical elements

The document Safe Practice for Rope Access work, and the Certification Requirements must have been read through. Understanding of relevant requirements of various authorities
Understanding of how the SPRAT Level I-III systems are constructed and the skills/responsibilities for each respective level
Understanding of different access methods and the risks they entail
Good understanding of how to fill out the logbook, equipment log and an understanding of risk analyses.
Understanding of "Safety checks"
Knowledge of consistent and correct interaction within the team
Knowledge and understanding of Access, Hazard and Safe
Basic understanding of fall factors, impact forces and the Parallelogram of Forces
Understand the importance of a good rescue plan, action description and risk analysis.
Understanding of rope systems with mechanical gearing and tackle

Practical elements

Knots: figure-of-eight and figure-of-nine knots, double-eight , Alpine butterfly knot, Barrel knot and double fisherman's knot.
Rigging: Single anchor point and simple two-point anchors
Understand the importance of a good rescue plan, action description and risk analysis.
Understanding of rope systems with mechanical gearing and tackle
Rescuing a person in distress using rope systems with mechanical gearing and tackle
Basics of lowering deadload/humans
Rescuing a person in distress using rope systems with mechanical gearing and tackle
Basics of lowering dead-load/humans

Miscellaneous

A certificate will be awarded after successful completion of the course.

The course can be conducted at the customer's location.

Level 2 candidates can be allowed in to courses in combination for L1 and L3.

SPRAT L2

ART. NR: 012299052

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE: SPRAT L1 + 500 documented working hours on ropes

COURSE LENGTH: 40 hours (5 days)

PERIOD OF VALIDITY: 3 years

INSTRUCTOR: One Cresto-authorised instructor per max 4 participants

Cresto reserves the right to cancel the course if the number of participants is less than 3 persons. If so, we will inform you one week before that start of the course.