Rope access technician basic course

The basic course for rope access and positioning techniques (SZP) provides the main elements of the rope access working methodology. This course is aimed those without any prior knowledge in the field and no previous rope access qualifications are required.
A successful qualification for rope access technician is a requirement for the practice of any activity as an industrial climber.

Online registration FISAT SZP Level 1
Course dates Course No. Registration Available places
30.05.2022 - 03.06.2022 22103 6
13.06.2022 - 17.06.2022 22104 Sign up 6
25.07.2022 - 29.07.2022 22105 Sign up 6
05.09.2022 - 09.09.2022 22106 Sign up 6
17.10.2022 - 21.10.2022 22107 Sign up 6
14.11.2022 - 18.11.2022 22108 Sign up 6
Course program

The course takes place from Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 17:00 hrs. 

Course content

  • Basic knowledge of the relevant requirements for working at heights and in fall-danger-zones, including the most important provisions of the guidelines, especially for employed personal. (Not including prerequisites for construction sites, risk assessment, and instruction).
  • Basic knowledge of the material / equipment (including storage and maintenance) and their specific characteristics.
  • Knot techniques.
  • Basic knowledge of anchor points, temporal anchors, fasteners, and the use of rope protection.
  • Basic knowledge of fall-physics and the safety techniques.
  • Theoretical knowledge of an elementary rescue and the essential knowledge of the orthostatic shock.
  • Climbing and descending with abseiling/descending devices and with rope clamps.
  • Shifting techniques: from climbing to descending and vice versa
  • Complete transfer from one set of ropes to another
  • Vertical rescue techniques

In order to certify the theoretical knowledge, a written assessment takes place on the 5th day of the course.
The safe use of the fundamental principles of the rope-access techniques will verified by a FISAT certifier through a practical assessment and rated according to a points system.

Course information as PDF

Our personal protective equipment (PPE) is available for hire during the training week with a cost of 50 Euro (plus VAT).  We will deduct the rental fee if you wish to purchase the equipment from us and will be discounted from the total purchase price. 

If you have your own rope access equipment, you can also use it during the course. 
In this case you must have a valid proof of professional inspection (not older than 12 months) and in compliance with the BGG 906 principles. (We will be happy to provide you with this service, please make sure to send us your equipment at least 3 work days before the course begins)

Components and equipment: request for prices

Conditions for participation

Admission requirements

  • Minimum age: 18
  • A present valid documentation of a first-aid training not older than 24 months and in accordance with the DGUV 1 regulation (1x9 hours) - (German Employers Liability Insurance Association).
  • The candidate must certify having undergone a medical check-up suitable for performing this activity (the medical statement must not be older than 36 months for candidates up to 49 years old and not older than 18 months for candidates 50 years or older).

If the candidate can prove that he resides outside Germany or his place of employment is based outside Germany:

  • A first aid certificate issued by an organization from the candidate’s country of residence will be accepted if in English or German and if the duration of training is stated.
  • Medical Statements from any physician will be accepted if in English or German. The FISAT form “Information about physical constitution” available for training companies will also be accepted.

We recommend purchasing an Accident Insurance.
The training will take place with a minimum of 5 persons.
Once registered, you will receive a registration confirmation and an invoice. The course fee must be payed 14 days prior the first day of the course. 

If the payment is not made on time regarding our general terms and conditions, your participation to the course will be cancelled. 
The cancellation by the client within seven days before the start of the course, will be charged with 50 % of the course fee.
In case of serious illness or accident please inform us immediately via telephone (+49 (0)30-44 31 81-6) or e-Mail before the start of the course and send along the required medical certificates.

Location / How to find us?

Training Hall (practice)
The training hall is located in the Storkower Straße 115 c, 10407 Berlin.

Seminar room (theory)
The seminar room is located in the Storkower Strasse 115, 10407 Berlin, room no. 318, 3rd floor at Steremat AFS.

By car
Coming from Landsberger Allee from the city centre, turn left at the intersection (y-junction) Storkower Straße and follow the road for about 1 km. At the last intersection (y-junction) (corner Dänisches Bettenlager) turn right onto Storkower Straße (same name as the main road) and drive to the end of the street, then turn right and pass through the office buildings. Behind the 4th building of the company AucoTeam, turn left, and at the end of street you will find the training center.

By public transportation
The S-Bahn station Landsberger Allee is located about 900 m away from the training center. The station can be reached with the following means of public transportation:S-Bahn: S41, S42, S8, S9Bus: 156Tram: M5, M6, M8. Then please follow the instructions above to arrive to the training center.

Nawrocki Alpin Ausbildungszentrum Berlin
Storkower Str. 115 und 115c
10407 Berlin

Course fee: 700,00€
Examination fee: 150,00€
Equipment rental: 50,00€
19% VAT: 171,00€
Total costs: 1071,00€

per Fon: +49 (0)30-44 31 81-6
per Fax: +49 (0)30-44 31 81-89