We are the premier IRATA International training company in New Zealand, training all IRATA technicians in the region for the past 7 years.

Originally founded in 2002 in Sydney, Australia, 5th Point began running IRATA Training Courses in New Zealand in 2009. With over 15 years experience as an IRATA Member Company, we began running courses in Christchurch, Auckland, Queenstown and Wellington.

5th Point established the first dedicated, purpose built industrial rope access training facility in the country. We have a dedicated team of locals in place in Wellington, committed to providing the best training, customer service, product information, system design and solutions.

We primarily train the only internationally recognised industrial rope access qualification (IRATA) and hold full membership with IRATA in both training and operations.

5th Point continues to grow and develop; in addition to IRATA International rope access training, 5th Point specializes in the provision of NZQA training in conjunction with BeSafe, including NZQA 23229 and 15757 for Safe working at height, US 18426, 17599 and 25510 for Safe working in a confined space, and US 23960-64 Mobile elevated work platform.

All training provided is delivered by expert instructors in a practical training environment utilising real world instructor experience and examples.

5th Point has established itself within the Oceana region as the leading IRATA International training provider. Our name is synonymous with expert knowledge. All of our Instructors have global training experience, delivering the IRATA course syllabus in multiple countries.

The company’s leadership in this area is largely due to:

  • Highly skilled and knowledgeable instructors
  • Internationally accredited and experienced personnel
  • Total understanding of the access techniques
  • Highly competitive pricing
  • Speed of response to our clients’ needs
  • Understanding of our clients’ requirements and ability to deliver results to meet their business objectives

5th Point have IRATA certified Instructors & Assessors within the team which ensures that 5th Point leads the industry with the latest rope access products, knowledge and expertise.