What you’ll learn:

Level 1

A safe system of work is the foundation of an IRATA worksite. We’ll teach you what your role is in making sure your job is conducted safely and efficiently. You’ll learn about working on a two-rope system, how to inspect and use your gear properly, and basic theory regarding MBS and SWL, angle loading and mechanical advantage. You’ll also learn basic maneuvers such as:

  • Ascending and descending
  • Rope transfers
  • Passing mid-rope obstructions
  • Basic rescue techniques
  • Horizontal movement
  • Simple rigging systems


Level 2

This course builds on your level 1 skills and is designed to prepare you for a leadership role within the team. Techniques include rigging and transport systems, advanced rescues, and theory. Yes, there is math involved, but it’s not too complicated. You’ll spend your week learning these techniques:

  • Intermediate rigging of rope systems
  • Hauling loads while suspended
  • Advanced rescue techniques
  • Moving loads along horizontal and vertical planes
  • Simple, compound, and complex mechanical advantage systems


  • 1000 hours and 1 year of experience at Level 1 certification


Level 3

Proper supervision is key to a safe and successful job. This course is designed to develop your knowledge of planning your work and safely completing your tasks. You’ll build upon the skills learned at the lower levels while learning more about how to lead a team. You’ll rely on your experience as you acquire new skills such as:

  • Job planning
  • Advanced rescue techniques
  • Tensioned rope systems
  • Equipment inspection and maintenance


  • 1000 hours and 1 year of experience at Level 2 certification


More About IRATA

IRATA International’s rope access system is a safe method of working at height where ropes and associated equipment are used to gain access to and from the work position, and to be supported there.

IRATA International has a continuously evolving regime of work procedures that members are required to follow, and which are monitored for compliance to ensure that a safe system of work is established and maintained. This sets IRATA International member companies apart from rope access companies that are not subject to such a rigorous monitoring, controls and IRATA’s robust Training, Assessment and Certification Scheme (TACS).

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