HS2 Advanced Industrial Rope Access Course

Professional Course designed for Abseiling, Rope Access and Climbing.

Who is this Course for?

The course is addressed to workers, supervisors and rescuers in the industry or need rope access teachings, who work at height and abseil.

Course Content:

The course covers the following:

  • Foreword
  • Legislation for working at height and rope access
  • Definitions
  • General requirements
  • Employee selection and capabilities
  • Obligations and responsibilities of employers
  • Obligations and responsibilities of the head of the rope access team
  • Responsibilities of the worker in industrial mountaineering (rope access)
  • Certification
  • Access area
  • Danger zone
  • Communication systems
  • Working tools and equipment
  • About industrial climbing equipment (rope access)
    • Ropes and knots
    • Carabinieri and hooks
    • Complex belt (harness)
    • Positioning and restriction ropes
    • Descendant
    • Manual Climbing Device (Ascender)
    • Drop stop
    • Pulleys (pulley systems)
    • Rescue devices
    • Helmet, gloves, goggles, boots
  • Equipment protection and maintenance
  • Inspection of protective equipment for work at height and access to the rope
  • Descend
  • Climb
  • Rope rescue
  • Save from access ladder with ROLLGLISS
  • Falling factor, force, shock absorber
  • Measures regarding the development of the activity
  • Risk assessment and work permit at height
  • Check the PPE to be used
  • Equipment and mutual check (buddy check)
  • Making nodes: eight stop node, eight double node, eight tracking node, butterfly node
  • Safe ascent-descent on a vertical ladder
  • Positioning-restricting
  • Creating a temporary "Life Line" on the rope (horizontal and vertical)
  • Descending on a pair of ropes
  • Climbing the rope using the lowering device and the handle lock:
  • Rescue an unconscious or immobilized victim in the lowering ropes:
  • Save from access ladder with ROLLGLISS device

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    Trainee Requirements

    • Age: minimum 18 years
    • Good health
    • “Work at Height Capable” certification
    • HS0 certification or similar

    Theoretical course / Location

    • Safety Academy HQ
    • Client HQ
    • Duration: 4 hours

    Practice course / Location

    • Safety Academy Headquarters or at the Client’s Headquarters
    • Duration: 20 hours

    Instructions for the Theoretical exam

    The theoretical part of the course ends with a test. Make sure you read and master the material in each module to answer the questions correctly. Choose the correct answer. Each question has only one correct answer. To pass the test you must answer all the questions. The criteria for passing the test is a minimum of 80% correct answers. If you did not reach the minimum, you are allowed to try again.

    Instructions for Practice exam

    The practical part of the course starts only after the test for the theoretical part has been passed. The programming for the practical part is done according to the trainers’ program. The practical part ends with an evaluation (practical test) of the degree of mastery of the student’s knowledge, made by the trainer. If the practical evaluation has been passed successfully, the certificate of graduation of the course is issued. The certificate is valid for 12 months.

    Min. Trainee Number:

    • Safety Academy HQ: 4 person
    • Client HQ: 4 person

    Safety Academy will schedule the practical course and will notify you when there is a group of at least 4 people.

    Max. Trainee Number:

    • Safety Academy HQ: 6 person / 3 days
    • Client HQ: 6 person / 3 days

    Please contact us for taxes and more info:

    • Theory + Exam + Practice at Safety Academy Training Center
    • Theory + Exam + Practice at the Client’s HQ

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