Qualifications: Physically fit, comfortable with heights
Equipment: specialist equipment and training materials are supplied
Course Length: 5 days
Who Should Take This Course: Ideal for anyone who would like to work at heights in North America using rope access, or wind farms round the world.
Level I Rope Access Workers are capable of executing basic rope access job tasks under the supervision of a Level III Rope Access Supervisor. General rescue skills and the usage of rigging setups will be covered in detail. This includes equipment such as Load-Sharing Anchors and Shock-absorbing lanyards. You will learn all of the fundamental techniques for working on ropes in a team setting.
You Will Learn How To:
- Perform rope transfers
- Negotiate edges, deviations and rebelays
- Inspect equipment for proper functioning
- Setup basic rigging and assist in more advanced rigging under the guidance of a supervisor
- Preform basic rescue using solo descent
The course occurs over a four-day period with the fifth day devoted to evaluations. Equipment use and inspection are vital components of this training. Level I knots, an introduction to Risk Analysis and backup-device usage are also covered.
About RAC Instruction
RAC are one of the first within Canada with rope access techniques. Our instructors offer learning from their in-depth experiences to provide additional skills and knowledge over and above the required syllabus. Our fully equipped and technically sophisticated facilities are some of the largest in North America.