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IRATA Rope Access Courses

There is no guarantee of employment on completing this course but this package of training gives the candidate an extensive grounding in NDT and Rope Access Inspection which is utilised in a wide variety of industry sectors worldwide.


All Rope Access training is IRATA approved. The courses are carried out at our training facilities in Blackpool

If you wish to obtain further information or receive pre-course reading material, please do not hesitate to contact us on the number below or by email.

IRATA Rope Access Level 3 qualification is a recognised qualification for supervision of any rope access workplace.


Candidates must have held a valid IRATA level 2 certificate for 12 months with 1,000+ logged hours as a level 2, prior to enrolling on this course.


Theoretical content includes detailed knowledge of applicable legislation, competence in inspection and care of equipment, casualty care, risk assessment and method statements and site management requirements.


Practical skills covered include a full range of technical and/or complex access and rigging techniques, including fall protection methods, advanced rescue, lead climbing and application of pulley systems.


On successful completion of the courses an industry approved certificate of qualification will be issued.

Become an IRATA certified Rope Access Technician at Talon Blackpool Training Centre

IRATA Rope Access Level 1 training is suitable for those starting a career in rope access.


The aim of this course is to teach you the 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.  The course also includes risk assessments, method statements, rescues and the use of current legislation.


IRATA Rope Access Level 2 is the intermediate qualification and is a stepping stone towards the IRATA level 3 certificate.


Candidates must have 1,000 hours logged as a Level 1 and have held a valid Level 1 certificate for 12 months prior to enrolling on this course.  


An intermediate technician is capable of rigging working ropes, undertaking rescues and performing a variety of rope access tasks.  They should have knowledge of legislation, safety requirements and quality assurance procedures relating to rope access.

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