Competence in all areas: Rope Access Courses

FISAT Level 1

Rope Access Technician (Basic Course)

Education for rope access technicians in accordance with occupational insurance association guidelines (BGI 772) and German FISAT code of practice. Closes with FISAT certificate Level 1 (Fach- und Interessenverband für Seilunterstützte Arbeitstechniken).

In a five day course participants will undergo comprehensive theory and practical lessons.

Theory is on day 1 and includes general knowledge of material, rope and knots as well as safety and rescue content.

Day 2 to 4 is reserved for intense practice lessons. For example proper use of equipment, correct application of ascending and descending techniques. Group size is limited to 8 participants to ensure trainer – trainee ratio allows for sufficient time and attention for all trainees.

Day 5 is assessment day starting with a two hour theory assessment followed by assessment of practice skills.

Course Characteristics

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Tuition fees: please inquire
  • Location: Bad Soden-Salmünster (50 km from Frankfurt am Main)
  • Rental fee for equipment: please inquire
  • Harness must be compatible with FISAT specifications (no alpine equipment permitted)

We reserve the right to reschedule course date.

Course Content

  • Materials
  • Ropes
  • Knots
  • Safety
  • Rescue
  • Norms
  • Use of equipment
  • Ascending and descending techniques
  • Comprehensive practice sessions

Course Prerequisites

  • Min. 18 years of age
  • Good German skills required. For English speaking trainees please call first
  • First Aid certificate (9h), acquired within last 24 months
  • Medical examination G41
  • Required documents must be presented at day 1 for assessment registration
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Bargain - All Inclusive

This course is available with our all inclusive package. It covers lodging, breakfast, certificates, tuition fees, assessment fees and medical examination G41.

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Please take a look at our current schedule of all course dates.


25.11. - 29.11.