229997 - Learners working towards competence in this unit standard will be a person using rope access techniques to access work to be performed, where rope access skills are required. Qualifying learners will be capable of:
- Selecting equipment for a rope access project.
- Explaining requirements for equipment inspections and storage.
- Determining safe loads for rope access projects.
- Placing anchors, rig ropes for work and rescue situations.
The practice in the industry is that for someone to operate at this level he/she should:
- Have spent a total of 3 years and 2000 logged hours in the industry with a minimum of 1 year with 1000 logged hours as level 2 technician performing a wide variety of rope access work under supervision, as per international standards.
- Be medically fit and in possession of a medical certificate. The certificate should conform to the content of SABS 0333:2 Annex A. The learner should be free from conditions that may prevent him/her from working safely as specified in the range statement.
- Be physically fit to be able to perform all the tasks required in this standard.
- Have team communication skills to ensure fast and effective communication during rescue and site work.
- Be at least 21 years old.
- Be in position of current competence in First Aid and in performing Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
230001- Learners working towards competence in this unit standard will be a person using rope access techniques to access work to be performed, where rope access skills are required. Qualifying learners will be capable of:
- Performing advanced rope access maneuvers.
- Performing advanced rescues from any position.
- Organizing worksite in accordance with legal and safety requirements. -
- Organizing work sites and work projects.
- Supervising rope access work teams. personal rope access equipment
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