Rope Access Level 1

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Rope Access Level 1

This course is 40 Hours spread over 5 Days

During this course students will become familiar with the following:


  • Introduction to Rope Access
  • Safety at work and Equipment
  • Knots Lecture and Rigging Lecture
  • Use of different Carabiners
  • Basic Descent Techniques
  • Using Safety during descent
  • Additional Equipment
  • Additional Knots/Rigging Techniques
  • The use of Stop and Shunt for descent
  • Different types of Harnesses and their uses
  • The use of Jumar and Croll
  • Descent and Ascent Exercises
  • Changeovers from descent to ascent and reverse

Applicants should be at least 18 years of age and present a Medical Fitness Certificate

An MCAST certificate will be awarded at the end of the course and is valid for 3 years to those students who have attended 80% and more of the lectures and passed their examination

Practical Assessment at the end of the course 

All candidates must have their own safety harnesses and kit which will be tested and approved for use by the instructors

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