IRATA Rope Access Training

The Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA) provides the required skills for all persons currently working in or looking to commence any type of rope access activity.

Vertico X-treme, have IRATA Membership (7062/OT) as Operator and Trainer offer all levels of Rope Access courses (Level 1, 2, 3), from entry-level personnel and those who want to advance their career up to supervisory level. When IRATA certification is due for renewal, a full range of revalidation courses for each level are also available.

By training to IRATA standards with Vertico X-treme, you can be safe in the knowledge that you have been trained to the highest standards, in line with IRATA International Code of Practice and Training, Assessment & Certification scheme.

Since its formation, IRATA International and its member companies have worked tirelessly to improve safety in the industry, producing an internationally recognized industry standard set of guidelines (ICoP) and training requirements (TACS) and provide comprehensive training, assessment and registration process for new and existing rope access technicians.

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Working at Heights Training

Working at Heights is any work, above or below ground level where there is a risk of personal injury through falling and/or a potential risk to people below the work site being injured by falling objects. Working at Heights training is essential to all who engage in any activities that require you to work, supervise, plan or organize work at height.

Vertico X-treme conducts a one (1) day working at heights course designed to ensure that all candidates who attend can, by the end of training work at height safely.

The following learning outcomes are listed below.

  • Understanding the differences between fall arrest, work restraint and work positioning.
  • Understanding dropped objects and the consequences.
  • Awareness of inspecting PPE for working at height.
  • Legislation.
  • Correct harness fitting.
  • Correct use of lanyards for fall arrest, work positioning and work restraint.
  • Selection of suitable anchor points.
  • The importance of working at height safely.
  • The reason why we must be trained and competent to work at height - gravity does no favours!

Compliant with the acts, regulations, approved codes of practice and guidance from:

  • BS 8454 - codes of practice for the delivery of training and education for working at height and rescue.
  • BS 8437;2005+A1;2012 Codes of practice for the selection, use and maintenance of personal fall protection systems and equipment for workplace use.
  • INDG401 Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Working at Height Guidelines.
  • DM-PH&SD-P4-TG14; Dubai Municipality Guidelines for Personal Protective Equipment - Fall Protection and Safety Lines.

If you are unsure of what type of training you require, please contact our resident experts who will provide you the information you need to make an informed decision.