Welcome to the Capstone Inspections website. We provide independent and impartial; inaugural, annual and operational ropes course inspections in addition to these we offer operational inspection training courses.
Capstone Inspections is an independent and highly qualified ropes course specific inspection company that is owned and managed by Paul Capper. Capstone Inspections is classified as a Type A Inspection Company as defined by EN ISO/IET 17020 2012.
We at Capstone have over 20 years of experience in building, operating, training, maintaining, and inspecting ropes courses.
Capstones relevant professional qualifications and experience are reasons to have Capstone carry out your inaugural and annual inspections.
An inaugural inspection is a fundamental requirement of EN: 15567. It should be carried out after a new ropes course has been built but before it is used. It also applies to any new additions to old ropes courses.
The European Ropes Course Association (ERCA) is a charitable, not for profit organisation, that represents the interests of ropes course operators, constructors, inspectors and trainers throughout Europe.
It sets professional standards that are now recognised by enforcement bodies in the UK and elsewhere in Europe.