IRATA/Rope Access Training
Entry Level. This is a rope access technician who is able to perform a specified range of rope access tasks under the supervision of a Level 3 rope access safety supervisor.
This is an experienced rope access Technician who is able to perform more complex tasks under the supervision of a Level 3 rope access safety supervisor, capable of more complex rigging, able to undertake rescues from a variety of situations, and is able to assemble and implement hauling systems.
This is an experienced rope access specialist who is able to perform more complex tasks under the supervision of a Level 3 rope access safety supervisor, capable of more complex rigging, able to undertake rescues from a variety of situations, and is able to assemble and implement hauling systems.
If you are a rope access technician not using your rope access techniques regularly, you should be evaluated for competence prior to the commencement of operational duties.
SAFERIGHT AND IRATA (ROPE ACCESS TRAINING)
Saferight is an official member of IRATA (Industrial Rope Access Trade Association) with accreditations as an operator and trainer. Saferight has a specialised rope access training facility in Belmont, Perth WA as well as a purpose-built facility for high-risk training. Saferight conducts all levels of IRATA rope access training Level 1, 2 and 3. Our course focuses on practical techniques as well as knowledge on rope access syllabus and is designed to equip candidates with world’s rope access skills onshore and offshore.
Mack McCormack, the Founder of Saferight Pty Ltd has served 16 years in Special Forces and 2 tours (Counter Terrorism) faithfully for Australia and eventually became the Australian Army’s senior climbing and survival instructor. Through Saferight’s purpose-built high-risk training facility, Saferight can combine IRATA packages along with high-risk licences to provide quality training specific to the Mining, Oil and Gas and Construction sectors. Our Nationally Accredited training courses are industry recognised and combined with IRATA training syllabus, you will be on a steady path to learn the skills needed for future employment.
IRATA (ROPE ACCESS TRAINING) LEVEL 1
An IRATA Level 1 course is entry-level rope access course with students requiring no previous rope access training. This IRATA Level 1 course explores the various concepts of working at heights, safe work systems and height safety equipment to be used as well as gives students an introduction to rope access techniques, skills, and the relevant legislations.
Once you have an understanding of height safety equipment specifically for rope access, you will be put through a practical training component and our highly qualified IRATA member trainers will take you through the basic elements of rope access such as ascending, descending, transferring from rope to rope, belays, deviations and climbing techniques.
IRATA (ROPE ACCESS TRAINING) LEVEL 2
This IRATA Level 2 course is designed for experienced rope access technicians. The IRATA Level 2 rope access course requires students to have a valid IRATA Level 1 certificate and a minimum 1000 hours of logged work experience. Students will be trained to:
- Perform more complex tasks under the supervision of a Level 3 Rope Access Safety Supervisor
- Be capable of more complex rigging
- Undertake rescues from a variety of situations
- Assemble and implement hauling systems
IRATA (ROPE ACCESS TRAINING) LEVEL 3
This IRATA Level 3 course is designed for experienced rope access technicians. The IRATA Level 3 rope access course is for experienced rope access technicians looking to move into a supervisory role. Students will be trained to:
- Understand and implement rope access procedures, method statements and risk assessments of IRATA Level 1 and 2
- Understand the elements and principles of IRATA, is conversant with relevant work techniques and legislation
- Get trained advanced rope access rigging and rescue techniques;
Students must hold an appropriate and current first-aid certificate.
ADDITIONAL TRAINING (REFRESHER & VOC)
If you are a rope access technician and have not used your rope access techniques regularly, you are required to attend a refresher course for an evaluation of competency prior to the commencement of operational duties.
For Level 1 rope access technicians, the refresher course will include all techniques covered in the initial rope access training. Level 2 and 3 will focus on rigging and rescue procedures.