IRATA Rope Access Training
Our standard rope access training courses run for 5 days including a 1 day independent assessment. In certain circumstances such as direct entry or recertification of technicians with expired certifications, additional training days maybe required. If these circumstances apply to you, please contact us prior to booking your course to discuss dates and costs.
All rope access equipment and PPE is supplied by us. You will however need to wear suitable clothing and footwear (no open toe footwear i.e. jandals, sandals, crocs etc). If in doubt give us a call but you can safely assume that the type of clothing you wear for a gym work out will be sufficient.
IRATA LEVEL 1
No previous experience required and open to anyone 18 years or older who has a reasonable level of fitness, our IRATA Level 1 training courses will provide the knowledge and skills for you to successfully complete the practical and theoretical assessment required to attain IRATA level 1 certification.
Candidates will learn basic equipment handling and knots, the core manoeuvres required to access a 3 dimensional work space under supervision, basic decent rescue, hazard avoidance and introductory rigging for rope access systems and rigging for rescue.
Candidates will also receive an introduction to the intricacies of IRATA’s industry leading training, assessment and certification scheme.
IRATA LEVEL 2
Open to rope access technicians who have held an IRATA level 1 for a minimum of 12 months and have logged 1000 hours covering a variety of work tasks since gaining their Level 1 certification.
The IRATA Level 2 training includes an introduction to mechanical advantage and pulley systems, use of hauling systems and there use in rescue manoeuvres, rescue from ascent and aid climb, rope access manoeuvres with a casualty, rigging complex rope access systems.
IRATA Level 3
Open to rope access technicians who have held an IRATA level 2 for a minimum of 12 months and have logged 1000 hours covering a variety of work tasks since gaining their Level 2 certification.
The IRATA Level 3 training expand on the skills, knowledge and experienced gained as a Level 1 and 2 and includes planning and management of rope access operations, the selection, care and maintenance and inspection of rope access equipment, advanced rescue techniques and complex team rescue.
Our 5 days recertification courses refresh the skills and knowledge required to successfully complete your 3 yearly recertification assessment.
In addition to updating IRATA rope access technician in the use of new equipment, techniques and compliance with changes to legislation and guidelines, the course also provides an opportunity to learn and practice skills over and above the minimum requirements of the IRATA curriculum, allowing candidates to work safer and more efficiently in the field.
N.B. Technicians with expired IRATA certifications should contact us prior to booking a recertification course to ensure they meet minimum IRATA requirements for recertification.
All technicians upgrading or re-validating their certification , regardless of level MUST present an up to date logbook on assessment day. Failure to present a correctly filled-out IRATA Logbook, will result in the inability to sit the assessment and a re-assessment fee will apply.