Rope Access Site Awareness

For persons who manage sites where Rope Access operations are taking place.

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Rope Access Site Awareness course gives an overview of rope access operations and how the site should be managed when this activity is taking place.

ISO22846 Parts 1&2 is utilised to create a risk-based approach to rope access operations.

The equipment and associated techniques are exhibited, demonstrating good and bad practice.

The Rope Access Site Awareness course reviews previous incidents to highlight areas of concern when managing the site, followed by rescue planning and implementation options.

Course elements covered include:

  • ISO22846 Parts 1&2 guidance
  • Hierarchy of fall protection
  • Safe Systems of Work in rope access operations
  • Hazard recognition and assessment
  • Planning the work task
  • Rescue planning
  • Competence requirement within teams
  • Equipment requirement and suitability
  • PPE inspection requirements and management of equipment
  • Supervision of the operation
  • Equipment used in rope access operations
  • Rope access techniques
  • Rescue techniques

Safety footwear required for all practical sessions.

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.

Also Available:

IRATA: For individuals wishing to pursue work as a freelance technician we recommend the IRATA training scheme, which is widely recognised by contracting companies.

For companies who work in a specific sector and want to add in-house rope access capability in specific, lower risk, environments, we suggest you consider the ISO training qualification. This gives more detailed coverage of training skills in environments similar to the intended work environment e.g. geotechnical, specialist net rigging, window cleaning, masts and towers, and wind turbines.

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

Rope Access RA, ISO Rope Access, IRATA

Course Details

Duration: 1 day
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Kendal, Leeds, London
Entry Requirements:
  • Minimum age 18.
  • Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:8
Course Code: TRA9M
Assessment: Short multiple choice question paper
Certification: heightec
Validity Period: 3 years
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