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IRATA Rope Access

The IRATA Rope Access Training provides the required skills for all persons currently working in or looking to commence any type of roped access work.

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LEVEL 1 (Trainee)

A Level 1 Rope Access Technician shall be capable of performing a limited range of rope access tasks required by their employers, under the supervision of an IRATA level 3 Rope Access Technician, including:

  • Responsibility for inspections of all their own personal rope access equipment.
  • Being able to assist in rigging and non-standard operations, under the guidance of a higher grade.
  • Being able to undertake a rescue involving descent and have knowledge of hauling systems.

LEVEL 2 (Operative)

A Level 2 Rope Access Technician is an experienced rope access technician who has Level 1 skills plus more complex rigging, rescue and rope access skills, including:

  • Rigging working ropes.
  • Undertaking rescues and performing rope access tasks under the supervision of an IRATA Level 3 Rope Access Technician. 
  • Knowledge of legislation, safety requirements and quality assurance procedures relating to rope access.

LEVEL 3 (Supervisor)

A Level 3 Rope Access Technician is capable of complete responsibility for rope access safety in work projects, including:

  • Site supervision for rope access work projects.
  • Being conversant with relevant work techniques and legislation.
  • Able to demonstrate all the skills and knowledge required of levels 1 and 2.
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of advanced rescue techniques.
  • Hold an appropriate current first aid certificate, to show that suitable emergency first aid training has been undertaken.
  • Have knowledge of the IRATA certification scheme.
  • Have knowledge of the IRATA Training, Assessment and Certification Scheme.
  • Be familiar with the contents of the IRATA ICOP.



Please note that the IRATA rope access training course is a very physical course. A good standard of fitness is required in order to participate.

Date Duration Language Location Price (incl. VAT) Seats Book course
2015-07-27 5 Days [en] Newcastle Country: gb GBP 720.00 5
2015-08-24 5 Days [en] Newcastle Country: gb GBP 720.00 6+
2015-09-21 4 Days [en] Newcastle Country: gb GBP 720.00 6+
2015-10-26 5 Days [en] Newcastle Country: gb GBP 720.00 6+
2015-11-23 5 Days [en] Newcastle Country: gb GBP 720.00 6+
Request date - [en] Newcastle Country: gb - -