Dave, is the only qualified IRATA Instructor who trained the entire way through the IRATA Syllabus IN New Zealand, through to attaining his Instructor status. That’s his L1, L2 and L3 and subsequent re-validations attained in one country.
Despite training within New Zealand, Dave has gained invaluable training experience overseas, conducting IRATA Courses in the Middle East and throughout Australia. His extensive training experience is complementary to his IRATA Level 3 career – as he continues to work within the industry in New Zealand.
As a member of the IRATA International Equipment and Standards Committee – Dave is tasked with the promotion and maintenance of the high standards of safety IRATA has achieved over 30 years, continued delivery of work quality and safe working practices for the industrial rope access industry on a global level. By its very nature, although one of the smaller committees of IRATA, it is one of the most critical for ensuring the associations procedural documentation that is released to members remains current and is applicable to the needs of the members.
IRATA Level 3 and IRATA Instructor
Lyon PPE Inspection
Comprehensive First Aid
CIV Workplace Training and Assessment
NZQA Safe working at heights
NZQA Work safely in confined spaces
NZQA Elevated Work Platform
Positions held with IRATA International:
Equipment and Standards Committee (2017 – current)