5 Days, usually running from 9.00am - 5.00pm*Who is it for:
People who are looking to start a career in rope access roles which involve working at height.Other Recommended Courses:
IRATA Level 2, GWO Basic Safety Training, CCNSG Safety Passport.Course Description:
The IRATA Level 1 course is designed to take delegates, who have no prior experience, through all the training and examination requirements to be a qualified IRATA Level 1 Technician. A Level 1 technician is defined as a technician who is able to perform a limited range of rope access tasks under the supervision of a level 3.
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.
You will be taught additional skills over and above the IRATA syllabus to help you work safely and efficiently in the industry.
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.
- responsible for inspections of all his/her own personal rope access equipment;
- able to assist in rigging and non-standard operations, under the guidance of a higher grade;
- able to undertake a rescue involving descent by him/herself and have a knowledge of hauling systems.
*Course times will be confirmed in the joining instructions once the course has been booked.