Irata Level 1 Rope Access Training Course

Duration: 30 hrs training over 4 days + one full day of assessment (5 days in total).

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Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30am – 3:30pm.

Candidate to trainer ratio: six to one

Course cost: Melbourne - $1860 inc GST / Adelaide - $1950


A 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.

He/she is:
  • 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 others


Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course.

Candidates should be physically fit and unaffected by any disability or medical condition that may prevent them from working safely. They shall ensure that they have an adequate level of fitness, are physically able to perform the tasks expected in terms of strength, agility and co-ordination.

Candidates are required to certify that they do not have any medical disabilities or contraindications that may prevent them from working safely.

Please fill out the Statement of Medical Condition and read the Pre Course Information Pack before your course start date.