Rope Access Technician - IRATA Level 1

Course Aims

Provide candidates with an entry level course in rope access covering a wide range of working locations and to enable delegates to have knowledge of a safe system of work and provide them with the basic principles of movement on ropes.

Who Is The Course Suitable For?

This is an entry level course covering a wide range of working locations. It is recommended for candidates who wish to enter the industry as rope access operatives working under the supervision of IRATA Level 3 Supervisors.

IRATA Rope Access candidates must be aged 18 or over. There are no other pre-requisites for IRATA Rope Access Level 1 training however candidates should have a reasonable level of physical fitness and the ability to lift their own bodyweight. A "head for heights" is essential. 

Price: £625
Duration: 5 Days
Certification: IRATA
Maximum candidates: 6 Places

Course Objectives

A level 1 rope access technician shall be capable of performing a limited range of rope access tasks required by his or her employers, under the supervision of an IRATA level 3 rope access technician. 

This Level 1 course includes the basic principles of movement on ropes - ascent, descent, changing from ascent to descent, changing from rope to rope, crossing a knot, aid climbing and traversing, passing re-anchors and deviations, use of a back-up system, elementary rigging and rope management, elementary rescue.

Full details are available on the IRATA website

Additional Information

The course is delivered through a combination of classroom and practical work and is held over a 5 day period with full time attendance.

Course fee includes assessment and certification.

Please note VAT will be added to the course price at checkout.

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Available Dates:

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* Excludes VAT which will be charged at standard rate

17th August

£625.00 / person*

QTS Scottish Training Centre
5 Day(s)
No available places
24th August

£625.00 / person*

QTS Scottish Training Centre
5 Day(s)
5 places available


For group bookings call: 01357 440222 *mandatory information