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Reach the pinnacle of industrial rope access with Graviteq’s IRATA Level 3 Course, designed for seasoned professionals seeking the highest certification level. Gain the highest level of competence in your field, and work your way to becoming a supervisor of IRATA Level 1 and Level 2 certified technicians. More than that, you will be empowered to conduct comprehensive risk assessments and plan and manage rope access operations. In the world of rope access, Level 3 courses are your pathway to more independent and management-level work.

Ready to ascend the notches of rope access? Elevate your career with Graviteq’s IRATA Level 3 Course today!

Everything you need to know about Graviteq’s IRATA Level 3 Course


Course Overview: What you’ll learn in the IRATA Level 3 Course

The IRATA Level 3 course is an advanced technician course. This is a rope access technician who is capable of complete responsibility for rope access safety in work projects; is able to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required of Levels 1 and 2; is conversant with relevant work techniques and legislation; has an extensive knowledge of advanced rigging and rescue techniques; holds an appropriate and current first aid certificate; and has knowledge of the IRATA training, assessment and certification scheme.


Duration: How long to complete the IRATA Level 3 Course

The IRATA Level 3 course duration is five (5) days, but depending on assessor availability, the course can be extended for a total of six (6) days.


Upgrade Pre-requisites: Requirements for the IRATA Level 3 Course

TACS 4.3 Pre-training requirements: upgrading to Level 3
TACS 4.3.1 Candidates applying to upgrade shall be competent in all practical and theory requirements of their current level prior to attendance of an upgrade course, e.g. an existing IRATA Level 2 attending an IRATA Level 3 course shall be capable of performing all Level 2 techniques and answering Level 2 theory questions prior to the start of a Level 3 course.
TACS 4.3.2 Candidates who are not competent at their existing level may require additional training. As little time is available on upgrade courses for refresher training, pre-course evaluation is recommended to verify the candidate’s current level of competence.

TACS 4.3.3 Candidates seeking to upgrade shall ensure that:
a) their current certification is still valid on the day of assessment;
b) they have the necessary 1 year of experience and 1,000 working hours recorded and signed off in their logbook (as a Level 2). See TACS 4.13 for more details on logbooks.

Upon arrival at your training IRATA Level 3 Course, you are required to complete a statement of medical condition (IRATA Form 014R below). Should a medical contra-indication be identified, a medical clearance certificate is required prior to course attendance.

Course Delivery: Where you’ll take the IRATA Level 3 Course

IRATA Level 3 is carried out at Graviteq’s specialist facilities in Perth, Brisbane and the Philippines.. Upon arrangement, training courses can be conducted on the premises of industrial clients, providing there are suitable structures to meet strict training requirements.

Assessment: Getting certified through the IRATA Level 3 Course

An Independent Assessor will carry out an assessment on the last day of training. Candidates will be assessed on all aspects stated in the Training and Certification Scheme for Level 3. Candidates will either pass or fail the course depending on outlined criteria.

Upon a successful assessment, candidates will be issued an internationally recognised IRATA Level 3 certification. Once awarded, an IRATA certificate is valid for three (3) years.

Additional information on Graviteq’s IRATA Level 3 Course


On rare occasions, failure to complete any of the pre-requisites above could lead to re-validating at the same level or downgrading. 

Log Book Requirements

Candidates need a minimum of 1,000 hours of logbook and 12 months of experience of IRATA Rope Access at Level 2. Completed logbook is to be presented on Day 1 of training. No logbook = no assessment.


IRATA Level 3 revalidation courses are a minimum five (5) days.

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Graviteq — your trusted training partner in advanced rope access


Graviteq is your trusted rope access training provider in Australia and the Philippines. We have carved a niche in delivering high-quality IRATA-certified training that aligns seamlessly with the industry’s demands. Through our IRATA Level 3 Course, you gain advanced theoretical knowledge, technical manoeuvres and comprehensive rescue techniques. Moreover, we’ll educate you on relevant legislation, safety protocols and equipment proficiency. 


IRATA Level 3 Course is the ultimate certification in rope access. It equips you to independently supervise other technicians, while excelling in risk assessment, planning and managing operations. Choose Graviteq for a training experience that sets you on the path to becoming a master in industrial rope access! 

Become a master of rope access with Graviteq’s IRATA Level 3 Course


Explore available locations and schedules in Australia and the Philippines and book your IRATA Level 3 Course today. Join us and let Graviteq empower you to conquer greater and greater heights in rope access!

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