IRATA Rope Access Technician – Level 2

The IRATA Level 2 qualification is the necessary stepping stone towards becoming a Level 3 Supervisor. Builds on the skills of Level 1 with additional rigging methods and rescue skills.

Intermediate qualification in rope access, leading to IRATA level 2 certification.

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IRATA Rope Access Technician Level 2

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Intermediate level IRATA certificate course for candidates who already have an IRATA level 1 qualification and additional work experience.

An intermediate (Level 2) IRATA Rope Access 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.

ACWAHT (Advisory Committee for Work at Height Training) syllabus is also covered in this course.

The National Access and Rescue Centre holds public and professional indemnity insurance which includes personal injury. You should be aware that not all training providers have this cover.

IRATA Rope Access Technician courses are available in our Aberdeen, Leeds, Birmingham, Kendal & London Height Safety Training Centres.

The IRATA Rope Access Technician Level 2, 5 day course covers:

  • Legislation, guidelines and standards Safe Systems of Work
  • Tensioned lines, work restraint, horizontal lifelines, anchorage selection, team work, communication
  • Equipment and Rigging
  • All the sections covering equipment and rigging at level 1 and in addition shall include the following:
    Wide ‘Y’ hang, re-belay, deviations, rope and sling protection, pull-through, work-restraint and horizontal lifelines, tensioned ropes.

You can take your re-assessment early: If a IRATA Rope Access Technician  undertakes a re-assessment at the same level up to six months before their current expiry date his new expiry date will be 3 years from the last assessment expiry date.

Please contact us for more information about re-assessment. 

Rope Access RA

Course Details

Duration: 5 days
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Birmingham, Kendal, Leeds, London
Entry Requirements: Minimum age 18. Students on this course must already hold the IRATA level 1 certificate and have minimum 1000 hrs experience in rope access work. Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:4
Course Code: TRA2I
Assessment: Practical and written
Certification: IRATA
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. There is no weight limit imposed, however candidates must be medically and physically fit and able to haul their own body weight repeatedly.
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