Requirements for the candidates

„Rope access technician”

  • - Age 18 or older
  • - Medical clearance certificate for the work on heights

To work at height safely requires personnel to have an appropriate attitude, aptitude,
physical capability and training.It is important that rope access technicians can be relied upon to behave in a sensible and responsible manner.

Rope access technicians should be physically fit and free from any disability that might
prevent them from working safely at height. Contra-indications include:

  • alcohol or drug dependence;
  • diabetes; high or low blood pressure;
  • epilepsy, fits, blackouts;
  • fear of heights;
  • vertigo/giddiness/difficulty with balance;
  • heart disease/chest pain;
  • high or low blood pressure;
  • impaired limb function;
  • musculoskeletal issues, e.g. a bad back;
  • obesity;
  • psychiatric illness.
  • Payment for the training course.

„Work at height specialist.”

  • - Age 18 or older
  • - Medical clearance certificate for the work on heights
  • - Payment for the training course