Ropes, Working at Height & Confined Spaces

IRATA Rope Access Level 1, 2 or 3

IRATA Rope Access Level 1, 2 or 3

Course Overview

IRATA Rope Access training provides the skills and knowledge required to work at height where ropes and associated equipment are used to gain access to and from the work position, and to be supported there.

3t offer levels 1, 2 and 3 IRATA Rope Access training.

The equipment used during the training course carries a weight limit of 136-140kg. For participants this maximum weight includes clothes and safety equipment, we therefore recommend a maximum bodyweight of 120kg. Our equipment also has a maximum waist size of 120cm.


Prerequisites Required!
In order to complete IRATA Rope Access Level 1, 2 or 3, delegates must hold:
    There are no prerequisites for the level 1 programme, however, delegates will need a minimum of 1000 hours experience in order to complete a level 2 or 3 programme.

Course Content

Delegates completing the level 1 rope access training course will be able to;
- Inspect their own personal rope
- Correctly use access equipment
- Assist in rig and non-standard operations under the guidance of a higher graduate
- Undertake a rescue involving descent by themself and have
knowledge of hauling systems

Delegates completing the level 2 rope access training course will be able to;
- Undertake advanced rescues under the supervision of an IRATA level 3 rope access technician
- Perform advanced rope access tasks under the supervision of an IRATA level 3 rope access technician
- Have some knowledge of legislation, safety requirements and quality assurance procedures relating to rope access

Delegates completing the level 3 rope access training course will be able to;
- Supervise rope access work projects
- Understand relevant work techniques and legislation
- Demonstrate all the skills and knowledge required of IRATA rope access levels 1 and 2
- Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of advanced rescue techniques
- Show that suitable first aid training has been undertaken (and hold an appropriate and valid first aid certificate)
- Have knowledge of the IRATA training, assessment and certification scheme
- Be familiar with the contents of the IRATA International Code of Practice (ICOP)

More information

  • Certification: An IRATA certificate will be issued upon successful completion.
  • Certificate validity (months): 36
  • Target audience: All personnel from new entrant trainees to experienced rope access supervisors looking for training at different levels of rope access.
  • Revalidation: The course must be revalidated every 3 years.
  • Items to bring: Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport.
  • Health prerequisites: Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement.

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