|Course title||Rope access techniques training courses
“Level 1,2,3”, work at height training with the use of rope access techniques, based on the IRATA International Guidelines.
|Tuition language||Estonian, Russian, English|
|Training stages||Level 1,2,3|
|Total volume of the course||56 hours:
6 hours – individual training
15 hours – theory
35 hours – practice
|Course duration||6 days|
Main training objectives
Terms and conditions of the course registration procedure
Age: 18 years or older
Certificate of medical examination
Filed in application form
Payment of training
For Level 2 :Experience as Level 1 specialist, no less than one year and 1000 hours
For Level 3: Experience as Level 2 specialist, no less than one year and 1500 hours
The course composition with the names of tasks
Training days are saturated of both theoretical and practical exercises that include multimedia sessions and practical exercises on the simulators.
More detailed principles of work with the use of rope access techniques, introduction to the safety rules, understanding of the role of risk assessment; safety devices, falls risks factors, anchor points selection, anchor system, suspension, legislation and documentation, lifting systems, review and selection of existing equipment for performing rope access, etc.
Ascent, descent, movement along the axes, deviations, nodes, transitions, working seat operation, personal equipment components, etc.
Marcin Rosa, Poland
GAT International Irata Member 6021/T
Rope Access Safety Supervisor/Trainer, IRATA TRAINING Level 3 /T
Toomas Holmberg, Estonia
IRATA Level 3
IRATA Trainee Instructor
Estonian Olympic Committee ERK 6 Alpinism senior trainer
15 years of Experience working at height and training personnel
Skills and knowledge acquired through the successful course completion
After the completion of the training course the student shall know and be able to:
Have a general understanding of the legislation and regulatory measures, regulating “Work at height rules” and PPE against falls requirements. (The student receives a list of required documents).
Understand and know safety principles, rope access, work performance and positioning at height techniques.
Know the necessary framework of nodes that is used when carrying out the works (The student receives a list of necessary nodes and knotting schemes).
Know and be able to use basic techniques of rope access safely, to perform maneuvering and positioning at height.
Know and be able to use the basic techniques of rescue works safely.
After the completion of the training course and successful exam passing the applicant acquires knowledge that gives him/her:
THE ADVANTAGE OF SAFE WORK AT HEIGHT and therefor a greater demand in the Estonian and European labor market.
Greater mobility while achieving the workplace, and therefor a faster works execution.
Training room, components, equipment used and training materials to facilitate the successful passing of the course
Training room: Equipped training center.
Equipment: Simulators – constructions imitating the environment close to real.
Area: Training zone with the ability to implement lifts and movements with the use of the rope access techniques.
The classroom is equipped with required furniture.
Equipment used: The equipment totally complies with the requirements of EU standards for this activity.
During the training course each student receives a full set of working and safety systems for the time of studying.
Teaching materials used: Multimedia training video-course, IRATA rulebook.
Feedback from participants
The trainer was competent and gave useful advice about work equipment.
I liked the practical part of the training. There was a lot of useful things to use in everyday work.
I liked the thorough instructions and helpful trainers. I will definitely recommend this training to my acquaintances who work at height.
The training was very informative and the trainers gave us new information about equipment, rescue etc. In addition, they widened our horizon.
The trainors gave understandable explanations and the tasks were in accordance with the learner’s abilities.
I liked how the instructor was teaching. Everything was explained to small details. I got new useful experiences to climb and rescue other people at height. I recommend this course to my friends because you never know when you need this experience in your life.
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