Rope Access Level 1 - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
5 days Level 1 IRATA Certificate

Course Summary

The course is designed so that by the end of the course all delegates should feel confident that they are fully competent in all industrial rope access techniques currently used, including simple rescue techniques.

This Level 1 course will cover:

  • An introduction to Rope Access
  • Maintenance and pre inspection of rope access equipment
  • Relevant Legislation, guidance and standards
  • Your PPE
  • Your Ropes, safe rigging, knots and anchors
  • Rope manoeuvres
  • Ascending and Descending
  • Climbing including Aid climbing
  • Rope transfers
  • Basic rescue techniques

On successful completion of this course candidates will be rewarded with a Level 1 IRATA Certificate.

Who is it for?

The IRATA Level 1 training course is 5 day course that is designed for delegates who hold no current industrial rope access experience.

You will need

Candidates will be required to bring suitable PPE with them on this course.

Your skill level

No previous experience is required.


What is IRATA?

The Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA) is an association of industrial rope access companies and individual members. The organization has headquarters in the United Kingdom. While the majority of IRATA member companies and technicians are based in the UK, the organization has members and certified technicians throughout the world. IRATA’s primary purpose is to ensure that its member companies operate in a safe and professional manner. The IRATA technician certification program is an important part of its mission.

I let my IRATA certification expire, how do I get re-certified/upgrade?

Re-assessment/evaluation shall be completed before current certification expires. For the avoidance of doubt this means that certification must be valid on the day of testing. There is no ?grace period’.

In regards to IRATA currency, if you do expire there are specific procedures to follow to become active again depending on many factors. If re-training and successful assessment are completed in the 6 month period prior to the expiry of a current certificate, a new certificate will be issued with an expiry date 3 years from the date of expiry on the previous certificate.

Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Can you cater for students with special needs?

Yes, but as with all special requirements that differ from the norm, please make us aware of your requirements and we will do our best to provide the appropriate support.

Are there any car parking spaces available?

Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking spaces available in the area.

What accommodation is available?

There are a variety of hotels and B & B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.

Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?

Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.

I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?

Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.