What are the IRATA levels?

IRATA currently have three stages of progression:

What are the IRATA levels?

IRATA currently have three stages of progression:

  • Level 1: Trainee.
  • Level 2: General Operator.
  • Level 3: Supervisor.

How many levels are there to rope rescue?

Overview. The National Fire Protection Association statute 1670 dictates three levels of rope rescue. The first and lowest level is awareness. The second is operations.

How much does a rope access technician earn UK?

around £54,000 a year
The average UK rope access technician earns around £54,000 a year. If you are entering the industry you can expect to earn £31,000 as an entry-level rope access technician. Furthermore, an experienced and Irata level 3 trained rope access technician can earn up to £78,000 a year.

What is the difference between sprat and IRATA?

IRATA membership is exclusive to rope access companies that undergo an application and audit procedure. This means that IRATA operations and training are offered only by member companies whose program is regularly audited and reviewed to assure quality. SPRAT does not assure the quality of their member companies.

What is IRATA rope access?

IRATA International’s rope access system is a safe method of working at height where ropes and associated equipment are used to gain access to and from the work position, and to be supported there.

What is the NFPA for rope rescue?

NFPA 2500: Standard for Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents and Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services.

What jobs can you get with rope access?

The duties of rope access technicians on rigs vary greatly depending on experience and qualifications, but some potential offshore jobs include:

  • Maintenance jobs (welding, plating, rust removal, painting, repair work)
  • Inspection jobs (coating surveys, quality control, safety inspection)

How do I get Level 2 IRATA?

The IRATA Level 2 rope access course is an intermediate course for candidates who already have an IRATA Level 1 certificate and the requisite work experience. The candidate must be an IRATA Level 1 technician with a minimum of 12 months and 1000 hours of work experience (verified by their IRATA logbook).

What is a Level 3 rope access technician?

This is a rope access technician who is able to perform a specified range of rope access tasks under the supervision of a Level 3. This is an experienced rope access technician who has Level 1 skills plus more complex rigging, rescue and rope access skills, under the supervision of a Level 3.

What is the Irata Level 3 course?

The IRATA level 3 course qualifies you as a supervisor of vertical work equipment, rescue in very complex situations, rescue procedures and risk analysis in vertical jobs. Currently there is a great demand for IRATA levels 3 technicians to work in our country and around the world

What is the advanced rope safety course?

This advanced course is designed for participants with prior training and experience, and successful completion makes finishers eligible to supervise teams carrying out activities where ropes and associated equipment are used to gain access to and from the work position.

What are the requirements to become an IRATA certified first aid trainer?

IRATA Level 2 with a minimum of 1000 logged hours and 12 months experience, Medical Questionnaire, First Aid Certificate. Assessment: The course is assessed on day six by an independent IRATA assessor.