Become a qualified IRATA Rope Access Technician

Become a qualified IRATA Rope Access Technician

Learn the skills and techniques necessary to become a qualified IRATA technician and get internationally recognized.

Get World-class IRATA rope access training

Melior Access offers rope access training in Cape Town that will take you from zero to hero. Our comprehensive range of internationally recognized IRATA 5-day courses build on top of one another to allow you to progress through your certification levels at a pace that works for you.

These modular courses equip you with essential skills for working at heights in a wide variety of sectors and is essential if you want to work on oil rigs.

All our courses are offered by a highly qualified and experienced IRATA Level 3 Instructor. If you need more info please contact us.

IRATA Rope Access Courses Cape Town

IRATA Rope Access
Level 1 Course

Course duration

This course will take 5 days to complete

What will you learn?
  • Rope ascents
  • Rope descents
  • Rope changeovers
  • Re-belays
  • Passing deviations
  • Horizontal aid-climbing
  • Hauling
  • Aid-Climbing
Entry Requirements?

None

Course cost?

The cost of this course is R10,000.00 which includes VAT and lunch

IRATA Rope Access
Level 2 Course

Course duration

This course will take 5 days to complete

What will you learn?
  • Learning rope access theory and practice, which will include the calculation
    of safe working loads, calculating rigging
    angles and optimal hauling ratios
  • Basic casualty retrieval hauling system techniques
  • Rescue methods that include ascent as well as aid-climb positions
  • Advanced rigging techniques, such as wide Y-hangs, tensioned lines, and pull-throughs
  • Performing rescues using the most common drills, such as rope-to-rope
    transfers, deviations, and re-belays
Entry Requirements?
  • At least 1 years’ experience as an IRATA Level 1 Technician
  • Demonstrated competency in Level 1 techniques
  • A minimum of 1000 logged hours using rope access
Course cost?

The cost of this course is R10,000.00 which includes VAT and lunch

IRATA Rope Access
Level 3 Course

Course duration

This course will take 5 days to complete

What will you learn?
  • Practical application of rope access theory, including rescue planning, method
    statement amendments and adherence to
    the relevant legislation
  • How to correctly plan for a job including manpower assessment as well as problem
    identification skills
  • Rescue methods for a wide variety of situations, including the dreaded worst-case scenarios
  • Three-dimensional restraint casualty hauling methods
  • Gaining keen insights into equipment limits, capacities, and best practices
Entry Requirements?
  • Passed IRATA Level 2
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience as an IRATA Level 2 Technician
  • A minimum of 1000 logged and signed off hours as a Level 2 Technician (by Level
    3 technician)
Course cost?

The cost of this course is R10,000.00 which includes VAT and lunch

Why use Melior Access?

We are a specialist rope access company located in Cape Town

We are industrial and marine rope access specialists

We have years' experience in rope access and rigging

We have extensive experience in rigging & rope access

Our Cape Town technicians are trained in IRATA and IWH Rope Access techniques

Our technicians are IRATA Rope Access and ISO 9712 qualified

We are a member of IRATA in Cape Town

Member of IRATA (Industrial Rope Access Trade Association)

Our Rope Access work is properly insured

We provide comprehensive public liability insurance for all contracts

We are fully Coida compliant and keep up with the latest safety standards

Melior Access is fully COIDA and Department of Labour compliant

We are a level 2 BEE Rope Access Company based in Cape Town

We are a South African based owner operated BEE Level 2 company

We use top rated Rope Access gear for both training and contract work

We use top-rated gear and have an impeccable safety record

Our Accreditations

Photos of our rope access gear - Melior Access has an excellent safety record