This is the entry level course for industrial rope access work, and provides basic grounding in the skills and knowledge required for this type of work at height.
Rope access skills can be utilised in a range of work tasks including stage and theatre rigging, window cleaning and wind turbine blade cleaning, construction and maintenance, NDT (non-destructive testing) and surveying etc.
It is advantageous to have an additional trade qualification to compliment IRATA qualification.
ACWAHT (Advisory Committee for Work at Height Training) syllabus is also covered in this course.
The National Access and Rescue centre holds public and professional indemnity insurance which includes personal injury. You should be aware that not all training providers have this cover.
Rope Access courses available in Aberdeen, Kendal and London.
**You can take your re-assessment early**
If a technician undertakes a re-assessment at the same level up to six months before their current expiry date his new expiry date will be 3 years from the last assessment expiry date.
Re-validation 3 day course also available (TRA2UR) - £385.
Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. There is no weight limit imposed, however candidates must be medically and physically fit and able to haul their own body weight repeatedly.
This course is suitable for newcomers to rope access work, no previous rope access qualifications are required.
Minimum age 18. Must be fluent in English.
assessment and certification
ABC Written test and practical assessment by an independent assessor