IRATA Level 3 Rope Training Course

This IRATA training course is for candidates who already have an IRATA Level 2 qualification, plus 1,000 hours of work on ropes, one year of experience from your previous Level 2 assessment and a Level 2 certificate that is still in date.

IRATA Level 3 TrainingAn IRATA Level 3 rope access technician :

  • is capable of site supervision for rope access work projects
  • is conversant with relevant work techniques and legislation
  • is able to demonstrate all the skill and knowledge of Levels 1 and 2
  • has a comprehensive knowledge of advanced rescue techniques
  • holds an appropriate current first aid certificate to show that suitable emergency first aid training has been undertaken
  • has knowledge of the IRATA certification Scheme
  • has knowledge of the IRATA general requirements and is familiar with the contents of the IRATA ICOP


  • Assessment: Independent assessor will assess on a written and practical examination.
  • Course Duration: 5 Days.
  • Revalidation period: Certification valid for 3 years.
  • Course cost: £774 INC VAT

The training will be over 4 days followed by an assessment by an independent assessor.

The course cost will include the candidate’s registration with IRATA and the following documents:

  • IRATA Training, Assessment and Certification Scheme
  • Martin Castle Ltd Training Manual

All of the equipment for training will be provided in the course cost. On passing the assessment the candidates will receive the following from IRATA, all included in the course cost:

  • IRATA Certificate
  • IRATA ID card

Prior to training, the application for a Level 3 assessment form shall be completed by the candidate and training company. This is a written recommendation from the IRATA member training company as to the candidate’s suitability for assessment at Level 3.

The candidates shall have a minimum of one year and 1,000 hours of work experience as a Level 2 rope access technician (hours to be verified by an IRATA logbook, signed by a Level 3 with the Level 3 IRATA number).

The candidate shall hold an appropriate current first aid certificate.

Candidates shall be physically fit and free from 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 coordination, and are able to withstand the stresses of the working environment, such as heat, cold and other inclement weather.Candidates must be able to understand, write and converse in English.

Ideally, all prospective employees should be in possession of an appropriate full industrial medical certificate before starting this kind of work and should be re-assessed at regular intervals thereafter.

In the absence of a full medical, trainees are required to sign the Martin Castle Ltd medical fitness form.

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