IRATA Rope Access Training

IRATA Rope Access Training courses in Plettenberg Bay, Southern Cape.

About the IRATA Rope Access Training course


How long is the course? 

4 days training (Monday – Thursday) with 1-day assessment (Friday)


What is the cost? 

Course price R10,500.00

Accommodation at our ITC lodge (with WiFi and DSTV, situated on same premises as the training venue) – FREE

🍴 Meals:

Meals can be ordered from a local restaurant daily from the centre and there is a menu on-site and there is a self-catering kitchen onsite if you wish to cook for yourself.

✈ Travel Arrangements:

Shuttle information:

We now provide a free shuttle from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay and back every week.
The shuttle will depart from Cape Town station, Shell petrol station @ The Angolan embassy (see location pin) @ 10 am Sunday morning.
And it will return at the end of the week after assessment.

We will also pick up trainees along the N2 after Caledon at the Fuel stations along the way till Knysna between 12 and 4 pm.

If you are flying to George airport please try to arrive after 2 pm on Sunday and we shall collect between 2-4 pm for free.

For international travel, if you are now flying into South Africa to please fly to Cape Town and arrive on Saturday and then make accommodation arrangements and make your way to the pickup point on Sunday morning for the free shuttle.


Course Requirements – you must:

• Be 18 years or older
• Be medically fit (you will be required to fill in a medical declaration form on arrival)
• Have an aptitude for working at heights


What to bring:

• Suitable footwear i.e. trainers. No open toed footwear on course please.
• Clothing and toiletries for the week.
• Enthusiasm!! The week is enjoyable but intense.
• Warm clothing in winter time.

Existing IRATA level 1s, 2s, and 3s looking to re-validate or upgrade must bring their logbooks with the required number of hours and experience for your upgrade. Candidates failing in this requirement cannot be assessed. Refunds are not applicable here!!


How to book:

Booking is easy. Simply click here to request a course date.

Our courses have a low instructor to candidate ratio to ensure you get the best tuition possible

IRATA Levels

Level 1

This is the entry level course. You will need to bring a form of identification. Suitable clothing and toiletries for the week. No open toed shoes or sandals. All other equipment is supplied FREE of charge.

Level 2

You will need your IRATA log book completed and signed correctly with a minimum of 1000 hours and 1 year minimum experience since level 1 status was attained. Suitable clothing and toiletries for the week.

Level 3

Correct log book requirements of 1000 hours since level 2 status and 1 year minimum experience at level 2. The log books are assessed in detail by trainer and assessor so please ensure you have the correct hours and experience before you start to avoid disappointment. Suitable clothing and toiletries for the week.

Maintaining the highest level

The use of industrial rope access techniques, allows for a safe, swift and cost effective way to access most situations at height. The techniques have very few limitations, which cannot be effectively remedied when it comes to safely working at height. The historical use for the industry has been in cleaning, painting and inspection however the realization of many more applications is starting to come into fruition.

Application for electricians, welding, HVAC installation, geo technical work, wind turbine maintenance and many, many more. Rope Access teams can undertake many tasks at height in a safer manner, with more speed and most importantly to the customer, at a much lower cost.

The Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA) have become the governing body most have chosen internationally to maintain the strict standards required to keep the management of this work Safe. It is the IRATA international three tiered system of training that we provide and that you will be entering, if you choose to come on course with us, giving you the highest level of standards in the Industry and certified for you to work anywhere in the world.

IRATA Rope Access Training
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