IRATA (Industrial Rope Access)

IRATA is the sole global trade association for Industrial Rope Access. Industrial rope access has been developed by IRATA in the last 25 years to a point where it is the chosen means of access for much of the work in the offshore oil and gas industry as well as a range of projects in construction, civil engineering, the built and natural environment and much more. Its success is based on thorough training and strict work guidelines that deliver an unrivalled safe working record year after year.

TRAC Training is a fully accredited leading supplier of Industrial Rope Access training. We offer Level 1 to Level 3 training in our purpose built first class training facilities in Eurocentral, near Motherwell.

  • New IRATA Coursesmore info hereDuration: 4 days training + 1 day assessment
  • Re validation and upgrade courses for Levels 1 to 3. Duration: 4 days training + 1 day assessment
  • Refresher TrainingDuration: 1 day
  • Working at Height / Harness Awareness TrainingDuration: Half day

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We have an approved on-site test track facility to allow our candidates to get fully immersed in the practical elements of our courses. We offer an up-to-date and flexible range of over 50 Track courses.

For more info on any of the Track Safety & OTP courses please contact us directly on

On-Track Plant Operator

  • OTP core
  • Excavator
  • Excavator crane
  • Excavator tandem lift
  • MEWP Attachment
  • Highway permissible vehicle
  • Self propelled MEWP
  • Motorised trolley
  • Lorry loader
  • Various Attachments

On-Track Plant MC

  • OTP core Initial Duration: 2 days
  • OTP core Recertification Duration: 1 day
  • MC Demountable Machine Initial or Recertification Duration: 1 day each
  • MC Material Handler Initial Duration: 2 days
  • MC Material Handler Recertification Duration: 1 day
  • MC Highway Permissable Initial or Recertification Duration: 1 day each
  • MEWP Initial or Recertification Duration: 1 day each
  • Group 1 to 6 Attachments Initial or Recertification Duration: 1 day each
  • Machine Controller/Crane Controller Initial Standard 10 Day Course

On-Track Plant CC

  • OTP core
  • Slinger
  • Excavator crane
  • Lorry loader
  • Excavator Crane tandem lifting
  • Group 2 to 7 Attachments

Track Safety

  • PTS AC Initial or Recertification Duration: 1 day each
  • PTS DCCR Initial or Recertification Duration: 1 day each
  • Track Induction Course (TIC) Duration: 10 days
  • OLEC 1 Initial Duration: Half day
  • ICI Assessment Duration: 1 hour
  • COSS Initial (inc PTS AC, DCCR, CRP LLT, OLP) Duration: 6 days
  • COSS Initial (Exc DCCR) Duration: 5 days
  • COSS Recertification (Inc PTS AC, DCCR, CRP LLT, OLP) Duration: 4 days
  • COSS Recertification (exc DCCR) Duration: 3 days
  • PC Initial Duration: 1 day
  • IWA Initial Duration: 1 day
  • IWA Recertification Duration: 2 days
  • Lookout/Site Warden Initial or Recertification Duration: 1 day
  • SSOWP Initial Duration: 4 days
  • SSOWP Recertification Duration: 2 days
  • Lift Planner Single Lift Pre Course Assessment Duration: 1 hour
  • Lift Planner Single Lift Initial Duration: 5 days
  • Lift Planner Single Lift Action Learning (Post Mentoring) Assessment Duration: 1 day
  • Lift Planner Single Lift Recert Assessment Duration: 1 day
  • Lift Planner Tandem Lift Initial Duration: 1 day
  • Lift Planner Tandem Lift Post Mentoring or Recert Assessment Duration: 1 day
  • Competence Assessments (COSS, IWA, SSOWP)
  • Introduction to Railway Working Package 1 (PTS AC + PTS DCCR + OLEC1 + ICI) Duration: 3 days
  • Introduction to Railway Working Package 2 (PTS + OLEC1 + ICI) Duration: 2 days

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Additional Training

Be the best you can be. Further courses are available as follows:

  • RPA Duration: 1 day
  • Face Fit Duration: Half day
  • Emergency First Aid at Work Duration: 1 day
  • First Aid At Work  Duration: 3 days
  • Abrasive wheels Duration: 1 day
  • Hand trolley Duration: 1 day
  • Manual handling Duration: 1 day
  • Cat scanner
  • Various Small tools Duration: Half day

Bespoke Training

Away from the standard training on offer we are happy to tailor our training to suit the bespoke needs of our clients.

We are flexible towards our customers commercial needs. Our trainers can provide training or assessment at weekends, if required and on Dayshift or Nightshift.

We allow clients to provide their own plant for training to keep costs low and we review Sentinel records of prospective learners to assist in advising employers what training is required and the most cost effective way to do it.

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