ISO Rope Access Technician – Telecoms

For those with specific trade skills who wish to use rope access as a method of gaining access to their worksite on tall structures.

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  • ISO Rope Access Technician Telecoms course teaches basic principles of movement on ropes:
    • Ascent
    • Descent
    • Changing from ascent to descent
    • Changing from rope to rope
    • Passing a deviation
    • Use of a back-up system – elementary rigging and rope management, elementary rescue
  • This course is based broadly on the requirements of BS ISO 22846 for the purpose of undertaking rope access classified as “simple”.
  • Covers the characteristics of a safe system of work, including:
    • Equipment
    • Legal requirements
    • Objective hazards
    • Risk assessment and method statements
    • Conformity and certification
    • Inspection
    • Emergency considerations
    • Rescue procedures
  • On completion of ISO Rope Access Technician Telecoms participants will be able to set up their own suspension system.

Course elements covered include:

  • Selecting suitable equipment, understanding specifications
  • Understanding risks from different access methods
  • Understanding risks arising from the work task, work situations
  • Controlling all hazards e.g. from use of tools or falling objects
  • Maintain, communication, exclusion zones etc.
  • Understanding worksite rescue plan
  • Inspection, care and maintenance of equipment
  • Understanding work task as defined
  • Carrying out simple rigging

Practical skills covered in this course include:

  • Equipment fitting and pre-use checks
  • Use of backup system
  • Safe approach to point of descent or ascent
  • Methods of descent and ascent, change from descent to ascent and back
  • Elementary rigging, rope management
  • Installing and passing a deviation
  • Simple vertical rescue by descent
  • Selection of anchor points
  • Experience of rigging and movement in specific work environment

Safety footwear required for all practical sessions.

NB: The pre-requisite for the course is a suitable in date Tower Climbing and Rescue certification, for example, TTS2U.

Available for group bookings or by special arrangement – please contact us for details.

It is the participant/booker’s responsibility to ensure that all relevant pre-requisites are met to attend this course and that the evidence is provided on the first day of the course e.g. in-date certificates for revalidation courses.

Failure to meet any of these pre-requisites may result in the participant being asked to leave the course. No refund will be given in this event.

15% discount – on completion of your training course you will receive voucher code giving you 15% off your next heightec equipment order online.

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Course Details

Duration: 3 days
Course Venues: Kendal, Leeds, London
Entry Requirements:
  • Must have valid and in-date certificate for Tower Climbing and Rescue, for example, TTS2U.
  • Minimum age 18.
  • Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TRA4U
Assessment: Practical and written
Certification: heightec
Validity Period: 3 years
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested at course registration.
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