IRATA Rope Access Technician – Level 2 Reval

The Level 2 qualification is a stepping stone towards the IRATA level 3 certificate. Candidates must have an in-date IRATA level 2 certificate. IRATA Rope Access Technician courses are available in our London Height Safety Training Centre

Revalidates an in-date Level 2 IRATA certificate.

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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.

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

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.

The candidate must be an IRATA qualified level 1 technician with a minimum of twelve months and 1000 hours work experience (verified by an IRATA logbook). This must include a wide variety of work situations and techniques.

The IRATA Level 2 Revalidation course covers:

  • Legislation, guidelines & standards
  • Safe systems of work
  • All 16 level 1 theory sections and in addition shall include the following: tensioned lines, work restraint, horizontal lifelines, anchorage selection, team work, communication.
  • All sections covering equipment and rigging in Level 1 plus: wide ‘Y’ hang, re-belay, deviations, rope and sling protection, pull-through, work-restraint and horizontal lifelines, tensioned ropes.

Practical skills covered include:

  • All sections covering manoeuvres at level 1.
  • Rescue/hauling: all sections from level 1 plus: rigging for rescue, rescue from the ascent mode, rescue from an aid-climbing situaiton, rescue past a small re-belay, rescue past a deviation, rescue from rope-to-rope, haul and lower from a platform

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.


You can take your re-assessment early: If an 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.

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Course Details

Duration: 5 days
Course Venues: London
Entry Requirements: Minimum age 18. Candidates must have an in date IRATA level 2 certificate. Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TRA2IR
Assessment: Written and practical
Certification: IRATA Level 2 certificate
Validity Period: 3 years
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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