GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Individuals must be at least 18 years of age (unless otherwise noted);
  • Current Certification in CPR and First Aid.

PER-REQUISITES FOR CERTIFICATIONS & ENDORSEMENTS

Monitor Level 1 (M1):

  • The ability to correctly size and fit personal safety system of participants;
  • The ability to deliver all required instruction to participants;
  • The ability to perform a practical assessment of participant's knowledge and skills of their equipment prior to their entrance onto any element or course;
  • The ability to perform routine visual inspections of aerial ropes course elements, structures, grounds and equipment;
  • The ability to provide verbal assists.

Monitor Level 2 (M2):

  • The ability to perform all of the duties outlined for an M1;
  • The ability to perform Physical Assists;
  • The ability to perform Standard Assists;
  • Confident at heights (able to traverse the elements of aerial courses without difficulty).

PER-REQUISITES FOR ADVANCED CERTIFICATIONS

Monitor Level 3 (M3):

  • Individuals must be at least 21 years of age;
  • Minimum of 2 years experience as an M2 (or equivalent High Ropes Course Experience) with a minimum of 800 hours of experience;
  • Current 3rd party rope access training certificate;
  • Must show proficiency in use of ropes and knots commonly used in climbing;
  • Proficiency in setting up anchors;
  • Proficiency in using ascenders and self-breaking descenders;
  • Must have ACCT Inspector Level 1 or equivalent certification;
  • Must have at least 8 hours of continuing education annually to maintain designation.

Monitor Trainer (MT):

  • Individuals must be at least 21 years of age;
  • Current certification as a M2 (or equivalent High Ropes Course Experience);
  • Minimum of 2 years and 800 hours of professional experience as a certified M2 (or equivalent High Ropes Course experience);
  • The ability to train and assess others in categories M1 - M2;
  • Must have at least 8 hours of continuing education annually to maintain designation.

Monitor Master Trainer (MMT):

  • Must be at least 24 years of age;
  • Current certification as a MT;
  • Minimum of 3 years and 1200 hours professional experience as a certified MT (or equivalent High Ropes Course experience);
  • The ability to train and assess others in categories M1 - MT;
  • Previous education in experiential learning;
  • Must have at least 8 hours of continuing education annually to maintain designation;
  • Must be SPRAT Level 1 Technician or equivalent certified;
  • Must have minimum ACCT Inspector Level 1 certification.