IRATA Training Courses

Vertigo conducts industrial rope access training and certification under the guidelines and standards set by the International Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA), which operates globally and is recognised as the premier rope access association. Over 30,000 IRATA technicians are working for over 200 member companies in Great Britain, Asia, Canada, USA, South Africa, Europe, Australia and many other countries.


Courses include:

  • Four (4) days training (practical & theory) plus one (1) day of assessment
  • Instructor / student ratio of 1:6
  • Registration and certification as an IRATA technician
  • IRATA Identification card & logbook
  • All course materials
  • All necessary equipment is provided for training
  • Lunch & refreshments provided each day
  • Assessment on Friday or Saturday
  • Course times 8am to 5pm daily


Courses are dependent on demand, however they are generally held every two months.


Course Venue

Vertigo High Access Specialists

166 Abbotsford St

North Melbourne, Vic 3051.


Items Required

  • Loose fitting, comfortable clothing (warm clothing in winter)
  • Sensible closed footwear
  • Pen & paper.
  • Access equipment is provided if you do not have your own kit.
  • Three passport photos


Other Requirements

  • IRATA upgrades – ensure logbook is up to date & you have sufficient logged hours for the upgrade.
  • Level 3 candidates must have a valid first aid qualification.


For further enquiries contact Vertigo.


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Dates & Prices

Booking form (online)

Booking form (printable)

Medical form

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