The Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA) is established as the world’s leading Authority on Industrial Rope Access. The association’s aim is the national and international promotion and development of the safe system that it has pioneered over the last decade. IRATA aims to support its member companies and trained technicians to ensure they work in a safe and effective manner. To ensure this, IRATA has developed a formal training scheme and grading structure for workers depending on their experience and level of assessment.
- The trainee to have a minimum age of 18
- Familiarity with rope ( like recreational climbing, arborist, window cleaning, rescue teams, etc.) is desirable but not mandatory
- A medical examination prior to joining the course is required, though the course does not include physically strenuous exercises.
- Skytrax Rope Access Training Center provides the full range of IRATA levels 1, 2 and 3 courses, including re-assessment and level upgradation in accordance and guidelines defined in IRATA’s “International Code of Practice – requirements for certification of personnel engaged in rope access methods”.
We offer the following IRATA Courses
This is a 5 day IRATA training course where training is given to candidates for Aid Climbing, Ascend and Descend, perform Rope Transfers, negotiate edges, Belays and rebelays. It also trains the candidates’ basic inspection of equipment’s, establish Basic Rigging, and perform basic rescue techniques and preparing candidates for the certification to IRATA Level-1. This 5 day course shall be followed by a 1 day assessment facilitated by Skytrax Rope Access Specialists. By the end of the course candidates will be able to carry out various rope maneuvers under the supervision of a Level 3 supervisor, including rigging, checking personal equipment, basic rescues and height related legislation.
This is a 5 day IRATA training course which trains the candidates who are with 1000 hours as IRATA level 1 with a minimum of 1 year experience working under the IRATA ICOP with a signed up to date logbook verified by an IRATA Level 3 supervisor. This course involves a more in-depth assessment on rigging ropes, rope related tasks and rope rescue techniques. The training shall be on advanced positioning, rigging and rescue; while preparing the candidates for the certification to Level-II. This 5 days course shall be followed by a 1 day assessment, facilitated by Skytrax Rope Access specialists. By the end of the course candidates will have greater skills and knowledge in Rope Access techniques. They will have a greater knowledge on current legislation, procedures and safety requirements
This is a 5 day IRATA training course which trains the candidates who are with 1000 hours as IRATA level 2 with a minimum of 1 year experience working under the IRATA ICOP with a signed up to date logbook verified by an IRATA level 3 supervisor. The training shall focus on the challenging rescues; team leaderships, site supervision and managing job site safely. A special briefing and training will be provided for the preparation of job site documentation while preparing the candidates for the certification to L-III. This 5 days training course is followed by a 1 day Rope Access assessment facilitated by Skytrax Rope Access training center. By the end of the course they will be qualified to supervise any IRATA site work and will have greater skills and knowledge in Rope Access techniques including complex rescue techniques and will have a greater knowledge on current legislation, procedures and safety requirements.