Rope Access Subcommission (RA SC)

Members of RA SC

Urs Wellauer (President/SBV-ASGM/Switzerland)

Martin Berner (VÖBS/Austria)

Gregor Braun (VDBS/Germany)

Gilbert Guirkinger (SNGM/Frankreich)

Aldo Guerrero (AGMP/Peru/Germany)

Lasha Kvekveskiri (GMGA/Georgia)


The Subcommission promotes and supports training courses for work on Rope Access in Austria, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Georgia, Germany, Peru, and Switzerland.

The RA SC conducted various training courses in Georgia and Peru.

The aim is to build up national teams of experts who can train the IFMGA Rope Access Standard in the countries.

The Subcommission supports the National Associations in the next years and ensures the quality assurance.

One course is also planned in Stams Tirol (Austria) for the mountain guides for East Europe in English language



23th – 27th November 2020

Rope Access training course Level 2 for IFMGA mountain guides

Place Stams Tirol Austria


Announcement and registration:

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IVBV Training and Auditing standard for papers using rope-supported access and Positioning procedure (SZP).
Personal protective equipment against crashes (PSAgA) 

Important informations about IFMGA Rope Access Standard: 

IFMGA Training and Testing standards for work using rope-assisted access and positioning procedures.

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IVBV Ausbildungs- und Prüfungsstandard für Arbeiten unter Verwendung von seilunterstützten Zugangs- und Positionierungsverfahren (SZP).
Persönliche Schutzausrüstung gegen Absturz (PSAgA).

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Acceso Normas de capacitación y examen de la UIAGM para la aplicación de procedimiento de acceso y posicionamiento mediante cuerdas (APC). Equipo de protección personal contra caídas de altura (EPICC).

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