Together with governments, suppliers and users of the service, SOFT is one of the reasons that we have a national standard for rope access “NS 9600 Work in rope”. NS 9600 is a certification standard that describes the requirements for personnel, operations and training activities.

To ensure the certification scheme, SOFT established an independent certification body: SOFT Sertifisering AS.

Courses according to NS 9600 is conducted by certified training companies. More information about courses and certification is available at