RAM's Training Facility address is 171 Maplecrete Road (Unit #2), L4K 2B4. Located in Vaughan, ON. It is fully accessible to both the GTA commuters and trainees arriving via train from Union Station or plane from Pearson International Airport:
By car: One block East of the intersection of Highway 7 and Jane Street, you'll find Maplecrete Road opposite of condo towers. Just head south on Maplecrete Rd., to the black iron gates and through them, you'll find our Training Centre is on the left side.
Plenty of free parking is available in front of the building and left side of the building, where unit #4 is located.
Training Centre and classroom
Spread between two units, RAM has a dedicated Rope Access Training Centre and a classroom for all theoretical components of the rope access training. RAM’s unit #2 is just to left side of the building entrance. Parking is available both in front of unit and in front of building.
RAM’s Training Centre has just been completely rebuilt with state-of-the-art steelwork, with 3 separate steel structures featuring 2 platforms, a cellphone tower with realistic antennas for exercises and structural I-Beams on the ceiling..
It is a dynamic, tall 3D environment with vertical and horizontal structural I-Beams filled with well-planned anchored ropes systems, deviations, re-anchors, aid climbing and hauling options.
RAM’s Training Centre is constantly evolving based on the feedback of our Instructors, Assessors, Evaluators and, more importantly, Trainees.
Dedicated training equipment room
Our Training Centre features a fully dedicated equipment room for training. We provide all equipment for trainees registered, following proper equipment inspection, cleaning, storage and traceability procedures.
A variety of equipment from different manufacturers is available, including harnesses, helmets, ascenders, descenders, back-up devices, foot loops, positioning lanyards, pulleys, rope clamps, beam clamps , fabric and steel slings, carabiners, comfort seats, rope protection devices and rigging plates.
We have a dedicated classroom for all theoretical components of our courses. The classroom has a large flat-screen TV for all multimedia requirements as well as rigged ropes for practical demonstrations of scenarios and equipment usage. With a capacity for 16 trainees, this is the place where angles, loads, forces, vectors, legislation, compliance and general rope access theory is safely discussed separately from the training area.
Kitchen and welfare facilities
In addition to washrooms and a wash station, there is a kitchen and lounge area to store, heat up and eat meals and drinks is available for all trainees to enjoy should they want to bring food and drinks from home. We always supply water and coffee to keep everyone hydrated and energized to meet the challenging demands of rope access training.