Site Skills Training in conjunction with Graviteq is offering IRATA's Rope Access Level 1 Training. This course is an entry-level course and specifies the outcomes required to carry out Rope Access work as an IRATA Level 1 under the IRATA training and certification scheme. Candidates will be trained in all aspects of rope access work including abseiling, traversing, rigging and vertical rescue.
An IRATA level 1 rope access technician shall be capable of performing a limited range of rope access tasks required by his or her employers, under the supervision of an IRATA level 3 rope access technician.
- responsible for inspections of all his/her own personal rope access equipment;
- able to assist in rigging and non-standard operations, under the guidance of a higher grade;
- able to undertake a rescue involving descent by him/herself and have a knowledge of hauling systems.
NOTE: A level 1 rope access technician is not allowed to supervise
Verification of Competency
IRATA Rope Access Level 1 Verification of Competencies can be delivered on-site and at our training facility. For more information, please contact the facility, or view our VOC page.
Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course unless the Payment Plan option is selected. For courses that cost over $1,500, Site Skills Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500. The balance of fees payable will be charged at a point in the course that is proportionate to the amount of the deposit paid, e.g. a 10-day course costing $3,000, the remaining $1,500 will be charged at the end of day 5 (upon completion of 50% of the course).
A Payment Plan option is available for this course, please visit the Payment Plans Page for more information.
Payment for this course can be made via eftpos, cash, cheque or the Payment Plan option above. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 700 080.
IRATA Level 1 Certification issued by IRATA International
Please refer to our Refund Policy
Are you interested in IRATA Rope Access Training? For more information about the course or how to apply, email email@example.com or call 07 3177 9912 or you can Apply Online.
IRATA Rope Access Training requires a Unique Student Identifier (USI) , you can still complete the training without a USI, though Site Skills Training is unable to provide you with your completion certificate until you provided us with your USI. To apply for a free USI visit the USI website or contact our facility.
This course is compatible with most skilled and non-skilled trades i.e riggers, boilermakers, fitters, NDT, painter/blasters, scaffolders.
IRATA Level 1 training is carried out at our IRATA approved specialised training facilities by Site Skills Training in conjunction with Evo Access. Upon arrangement, training and courses can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there are suitable structures and industry training facilities. Courses may be extended for an extra day training (by prior arrangement) to ensure the best possible outcome for trainees.
An IRATA issued photographic licence is issued to people who are assessed as being competent. The certification is valid for 3 years from date of assessment. IRATA tickets are recognised world-wide.
There is no recognition of prior learning for this unit
Units of Competency
IRATA’s international certification does not fall under the AQF scheme
Rope Access Technicians are used across a range of industries including building and construction, civil and resource industries
Once 1000 rope hours have been recorded and a minimum of 12 months experience has been achieved candidates are eligable to sit an IRATA level 2 'Lead Technician' Course.
Graviteq IRATA Member: 4051 O/T