ISO Rope Access User – Revalidation

This revalidation course is designed for those who have specific trade skills but want to use rope access as a method of gaining access to their worksite. On completion of the course, candidates will be able to set up their own suspension system under the supervision of a rope access supervisor.

Entry level revalidation course for users of rope access techniques in specific environments.

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

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.

ISO Rope Access User – Revalidation course reviews the ability to:

  • Select suitable equipment, understand specifications
  • Understand risks from different access methods
  • Understand risks arising from the work task, work situations
  • Understand principles of fall protection hierarchy
  • Understand fall factors, suspension intolerance
  • Control all hazards e.g. from use of tools, falling objects,
  • Maintain, communication, exclusion zones etc.
  • Understand worksite rescue plan
  • Inspection, care and maintenance of equipment
  • Carry out simple rigging

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

The ISO Rope Access User – Revalidation course is not intended for persons who will be working in varied work locations or who will be required to carry out a range of work tasks. Candidates wishing to work as general rope access sub-contractors should consider the IRATA Level 1 course.

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 and rescue procedures.

The practical content of the ISO Rope Access User – Revalidation course includes the requirements of BS ISO 22846; the 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.

NOTE: ISO Rope Access User – Revalidation course is at User level – Employers must ensure that adequate supervision is provided for candidates following this course. Supervisors should be competent in all rope access techniques appropriate to the workplace and the level of supervision should be appropriate to the work situation and the number and skills of the operatives in the work team.

 

Course Details

Duration: 3 Days
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Birmingham, Kendal, Leeds, London
Entry Requirements: Minimum age 18. It is essential that all candidates are already competent in using fall protection equipment, including understanding how to fit and use a safety/fall arrest harness, the need for connection at all times and the use of an energy absorbing lanyard. A suitable certificate of competence will be requested before course. Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TRA1UR
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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