calgary, alberta

rope access training centre

Leaders in High Quality Rope Access Training

We offer all levels of training in our 1,500 square foot IRATA audited Rope Access Training Centre.
All courses available to individuals or to companies.
We are able to certify up to 300 people per year in our dedicated training facility.
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Our Training Centre is conveniently located close to the Calgary International Airport, hotels and Deerfoot Cent at: 

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IRATA and SPRAT Rope Access qualifications open many doors to a wide range of roles in a variety of sectors. We teach two different certifications, IRATA and SPRAT, at all levels. 

All levels of the training syllabus consist of a minimum of 30 hours / 4 days of training, followed by one day of assessment by an independent IRATA Assessor.

The Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA) and the Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) are internationally recognized standards for rope access work.

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IRATA and SPRAT are the two predominant certifying bodies, each with a three-tiered certification system which progresses in difficulty as you gain experience. Each scheme also allows for Direct Entry or Conversion of existing certifications into the desired scheme. We offer training for either scheme at all levels. 

This is a rope access Technician who is able to perform a specified range of rope access tasks under the supervision of a Level 3 rope access safety supervisor. They are:

  • Able to understand and follow the rope access procedures, method statements and associated risk assessments;
  • Responsible for pre-use checks of his/her own rope access equipment;
  • Able to assist in rigging and other operations, under the guidance of a higher grade;
  • Able to undertake a simple rescue in descent, and assist in rescue operations. 

NOTE: While in the process of being trained to Level 1, a person is considered to be a trainee.

This is an experienced rope access Technician who is able to perform more complex tasks under the supervision of a Level 3 rope access safety supervisor. They are:

  • Able to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required of Level 1;
  • Capable of more complex rigging, including re-anchors, deviations and tensioned lines;
  • Able to undertake rescues from a variety of situations;
  • Able to assemble and implement hauling systems.

 

This is an experienced rope access Technician who is responsible for understanding and implementing the rope access procedures, method statements and associated risk assessments, and:

  • Is able to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required of Level 1 and 2;
  • Understands the elements and principles of IRATA’s safe system of work;
  • Is conversant with relevant work techniques and legislation;
  • Has an extensive knowledge of advanced rope access rigging and rescue techniques;
  • Holds an appropriate and current first-aid certificate. 

A Level 3 can become a rope access safety supervisor: see ICOP [TC-102] Part 2, 2.6.2 for guidance.

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Training Session Dates

IRATA Training
June 22-26

This session consists of a minimum of 30 hours / 4 days of training, followed by one day of assessment by an independent IRATA Assessor. Register below and we will be in touch with your session details.

IRATA Training
July 20-24

This session consists of a minimum of 30 hours / 4 days of training, followed by one day of assessment by an independent IRATA Assessor. Register below and we will be in touch with your session details.

IRATA Training
August 17-21

This session consists of a minimum of 30 hours / 4 days of training, followed by one day of assessment by an independent IRATA Assessor. Register below and we will be in touch with your session details.

IRATA Training
September 14-18

This session consists of a minimum of 30 hours / 4 days of training, followed by one day of assessment by an independent IRATA Assessor. Register below and we will be in touch with your session details.

TKMS’s mission is to provide our clients with a one stop solution that assists them in achieving their business goals. In doing so, we will build an environment of excellence and growth that both our employees and stakeholders can benefit from.

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