IRATA Level 3 Training Courses in Johannesburg

IRATA Level 3 Training Course

IRATA Level 3 - Industrial rope access training in Southern Africa

Perfect your rope handling skills with the IRATA Level 3 rope access course. This advanced course is designed for participants with prior training and experience, and successful completion makes finishers eligible to supervise teams carrying out activities where ropes and associated equipment are used to gain access to and from the work position.

IRATA Level 3 FAQs

The IRATA level 3 training is a total of 6 consecutive days - 1 day refresher, 4 days training, 1 day independent assessment. Cost of the course is R10,500 per person excluding VAT.

On acceptance to the course, a R4 000.00 deposit (non-refundable) to confirm your spot on the course is required. Payment can be made online. If SGB Cape cancels the course your deposit will be refunded. Balance is due at least 7 days before the course starts. Failure to pay could result in losing your place on the course and your deposit.

  • Physically fit, Medical Certificate of fitness for work at height SA Law requires that certificates for work at height must be signed by an occupational health practitioner (nurse, doctor or health practitioner registered with the Health Professional Council of SA).
  • Irata qualification must be in date on the day of assessment or refer to the requirements of 032 Procedures for IRATA registrations and direct entry.
  • Be able to read and write English to NQF level 1.
  • Functioning literacy in English (or African language.)

To be accepted for the Level 3 course, IRATA stipulates a minimum requirement of 1000 hours of varied types of work over a minimum of 12 months, as a level 2 technician. In addition the following is required:

  • A valid first aid certificate
  • Detailed CV including summary of hours worked per job type
  • A letter of recommendation endorsing your level 3 application, from your employer.

All IRATA courses are valid for three years and can be renewed at any IRATA centre around the world.

The following documents MUST be brought to the course:

  • Original SGB Cape course registration form
  • Balance of amount owing for course
  • Medical fitness certificate – dated no earlier than 12 months before date of course
  • Updated CV
  • IRATA logbook UPDATED AND SIGNED on the first day of the course
  • Previous assessment form – yellow copy
  • IRATA Certificate
  • Copy of Identity document
  • In-date First Aid Certificate
  • A black pen
  • A notebook
  • It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of the requirements for progression and that you in fact comply with these requirements.
  • All upgrades that occur at less than 2 years since your previous assessment require preapproval by SGB Cape. All new level 3 applications require pre-approval by SGB Cape.
  • Be able to read and write English to NQF level 1.
  • You should have a copy of the training manual, Irata ICOP and TACS. If you don’t have, these can be obtained from our office. We suggest that you read through these a few times before arriving for the course.

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Click here to see the calendar of IRATA courses. Currently courses are only held in Johannesburg.

Bank Details

  • Bank: Standard Bank
  • Account No: 001799487
  • Branch: 051001
  • Reference: Your ID number

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