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
WHO IS THE COURSE SUITABLE FOR?
The IRATA course is designed to provide you with Basic Level 1 skills to enable you to work at height in a safe manner in a variety of environments using different techniques.
AT THE END OF THIS COURSE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE:
Knowledge of hazards and risks associated with working at height
An understanding of current and national legislation regarding working at height
Correct identification, selection and use of PPE and its suitability for specific tasks
Knowledge and skills to correctly pre-inspect equipment, clean, store and wear the relevant PPE
A range of rope access skills and manoeuvres according to the level 1 qualification
Candidates should consider their experiencecarefully before attempting to progress to a higher level. Candidates withoutappropriate experience, adequate pre-assessment training and knowledge of thesyllabus are unlikely to meet the requiredstandard when assessed.
You will be formerly assessed by an independent assessor on day 5 of your course, further training may be advised if not meeting the required standard.
On Successful completion of your course, you will receive temporary results of competence from your assessor. Your details will then be uploaded onto the IRATA website and an official certificate, card and logbook will be sent to you separately.
Minimum -18 years of age
You should be physically fit and unaffected by any disability or medical condition that may prevent you from working safely. Ensure that you have an adequate level of fitness, are physically able to perform the tasks expected in terms of strength, agility and coordination, and are able to withstand the stresses of the working (training) environment, such as heat, cold, and other inclement weather.
You are required to certify that you are fit to attend the course by completing a medical self-assessment form and a statement of medical condition.
If you have a contra-indicated condition which is controlled with medication, you will need to bring a signed doctor’s note to show us that the condition will not prevent you from taking part.