ISO Rope Access Supervisor – Revalidation

A Revalidation course for existing Rope Access Supervisors

This course is based broadly on the requirements of BS ISO 22846 for the purpose of undertaking rope access classified as “simple”.

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During the ISO Rope Access Supervisor Revalidation course, detailed knowledge of applicable legislation, competence in inspection and care of equipment, casualty care, risk assessment and method statements and site management requirements are covered.

Practical content includes requirements of ISO/WD 22846-2. 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 will be covered during this revalidation course.

This course is designed for candidates with significant experience who wish to develop additional skills to allow them to supervise.


  • Ensure all personnel, supervision and work equipment are appropriate.
  • Rescue – plan for any rescue for a particular work situation.
  • Implement procedures for selection, inspection and care of all equipment.
  • Have a general understanding of legal requirements.
  • Complete thorough risk assessments on site.
  • Properly manage all access and work equipment on site.
  • Manage rescue for a specified work site.
  • Supervise rigging of ropes.
  • Implement method statement set out by manager.

Practical Skills

  • Pass a re-anchor (re-belay)
  • Aid climbing
  • Traversing
  • Use of pulleys
  • Passing a knot
  • Advanced rigging (re-anchors, traverses etc)
  • Rescue of casualty in ascent
  • Rescue remote casualty by lifting
  • Complex rescue participation

Safety footwear required for all practical sessions.

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Course Details

Duration: 3 days
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Birmingham, Kendal, Leeds, London
Entry Requirements: Minimum age 18. Must be fluent in English. Candidates must possess a suitable certificate of competence at supervisor level.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TRA1SR
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 prior to attendance.
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