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Rope Access

MAS offers high quality rope access services to the Australian resources industry.

Rope access is a safe, quick work positioning technique which is used worldwide to access and perform tasks at height, throughout the oil and gas industry. The primary goal of rope access is to carry out tasks with no incidents, accidents, dropped objects or dangerous occurrences.

Our Difference

First class safety

  • Rope access is safe, quick and easy to mobilise 
  • Rope access minimises hours spent in higher risk work areas

The right people

  • Highly trained IRATA technicians who bring a wealth of experience from a wide range of industries
  • Multi-disciplined, responsive staff who plan and deliver work scopes

Customer benefits

  • Innovative solutions matched to customer needs
  • Cost savings through reduced machinery and plant downtime, allowing quicker returns to production

MAS Rope Access Training

MAS conducts rope access training and certification under the guidelines and standards set by the Industrial Rope Access Trade Association. IRATA operates globally and is recognised as the peak rope access association.

Industrial Rope Access is the safest method of working at heights and has gained industry acceptance as best practice. MAS is an approved IRATA operations and training company and we value the importance of providing the skills required to perform rope access with the highest regard to safety.

Rope access training is now being held at our Henderson facility. We offer IRATA Level 1, 2, and 3 courses over five days, with two options – either Monday – Friday or Tuesday – Saturday.

IRATA has three levels of qualification for rope access technicians;

Level 1 Rope Access Technician


Is able to perform a limited range of rope access tasks under the supervision of an IRATA L-3 rope access technician.




Level 1 Rope Access Technician


Is capable of rigging working ropes, undertaking rescues and performing rope access tasks under
the supervision of an IRATA L-3 safety supervisor.




Level 3 Rope Access Technician





Is capable of site supervision for rope access work projects; is able to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required all levels; is conversant with relevant work techniques and legislation; has a comprehensive knowledge of advanced rescue techniques; holds a current first aid certificate and
has knowledge of both the IRATA International
Code of Practice and the Training, Assessment,
and Certification Scheme.








All training is performed by our experienced and fully certified Level III Rope Access Instructors, and assessments are carried out by an independent assessor in accordance with the IRATA ICOP and TACS at our purpose built training facility in Henderson, WA.

MAS provides all rope access equipment required - all you need to bring is a positive attitude and a willingness to learn in a team environment.


Standard course price: $1650 per candidate

Courses inclusions

  • Four (4) days training (practical and theory) plus one (1) day of assessment
  • Instructor / student ratio of 1:6
  • Registration and certification as an IRATA technician
  • IRATA certificate, identification card and logbook
  • All course materials
  • All necessary equipment for training
  • Independent assessment on Friday or Saturday.

Items required

  • Long pants and hi-vis shirts (short sleeves are acceptable)
  • Steel cap boots.


Course dates; 

Training dates Level Assessment dates
15 - 18 January 2018 1 19 January 2018
29 January - 1 February 2018 1 2nd February 2018
12 - 15 February 2018 2 & 3 16 February 2018
26 February - 1 March 2018 1 2nd March 2018






Course venue

MAS Training Centre
923 Cockburn Road
Henderson 6166
Western Australia

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Related Links

Rope Access Leaflet [201KB]
Rope Access Training [966KB]