IRATA Level 3

Safety Supervisor – Revalidation

The IRATA Level 3 certificate is the top level in the IRATA certification scheme.

The Level 3 builds on the candidates experience and prepares him to take on the roles of Team Leader, Safety Supervisor, Rescue-man and Rigger. Thus far IRATA rope access has an impeccable safety record, this is largely due to the quality of Level 3’s in the field. This course aims to maintain, and build on, these high standards.

  • Current legislation and regulations
  • Equipment selection, inspection, care and maintenance Operational planning and risk assessment
  • Proficiency in Level 1 and 2 techniques
  • Advanced rigging techniques
  • Advanced rescue techniques
  • Team Management and responsibilities


The majority of the course is spent practising and refining advanced rescue techniques so that the candidate has the ability and confidence to extract any team member from any possible difficulty. There is also a written paper which concentrates on the candidate's theoretical knowledge.
This course is delivered over a five-day period, including independent IRATA assessment.

Who will benefit

All IRATA Level 2 technicians willing and able to take on the responsibility for a rope access team. Candidates must have completed at least a year and 1000 hours as a Level 2 and should have a broad range of experience of different working environments. We would only encourage top quality candidates to apply.


Please note that the course is physical course so a good level of fitness is essential. Minimum age is 18 years.


If the week you would ideally prefer is unavailable, please contact us on: 01224 822252. There are occasions when we can accommodate greater numbers.

Whats included

  • Rigging knots and rope work
  • Understanding and safe use of equipment
  • Rope manoeuvres
  • Structural climbing techniques
  • Basic rescue
  • Background and theory
  • General safety and aptitude

Independent Ropes train students following the IRATA International Training Assessment and Certification Scheme. A globally recognised Rope Access qualification, IRATA member companies carry out their work with confident that the training given to IRATA technicians has been based on a syllabus that delivers highly skilled, committed and trained rope access instructors.

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01224 822 252