IRATA training in Brisbane and Gold Coast, GWO Basic Safety Training, IOSH Managing Safety in the Rope Access and Work at Height Industry

Welcome to High Q

High Q’s core service is the delivery of IRATA Level 1, IRATA Level 2 and IRATA Level 3 courses.

High Q were the first IRATA accredited company in Queensland and the team have delivered IRATA training in Brisbane since 1997. Over 25 years later we remain the number one choice for rope access technicians in Queensland. 

The High Q lead instructors are amongst the most experienced in the world, and the team includes IRATA assessors and auditors.

Conveniently located close to the Gateway Motorway, Brisbane Airport and Northgate Train Station, our centre has good transportation links to the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.

Our Services


An industry leading team of instructors and 5 star venues.

Our training centre in Brisbane is one of the largest in Australia and features an air conditioned practical training area ensuring the perfect environment for you to get the most from your week of training.

Our newly opened Gold Coast centre is also air conditioned, and is purpose built for IRATA training.

We have a huge range of equipment and resources to ensure that you won’t find yourself short during training and assessment.

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GWO Basic Safety Training.

The aim of the course is to provide the participants with the necessary basic safety knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical training which is approved according to the GWO Standards, in accordance to GWO Module Basic Training Modules

Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

To complement our IRATA training, and to bring added value to our customers High Q provide the industry leading safety management course specifically designed for rope access supervisors and managers:

IOSH Managing Safety in the Rope Access and Work at Height Industry

CSQ Funding

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) is an independent, not-for-profit, industry funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices, trainees and career seekers in the building and construction industry. CSQ provides funding to reduce the financial obstacle to training, making upskilling and affordable option for many more individuals in the industry.

CSQ provides funding to some RTOs on an annual basis to provide training to workers in the building and construction industries. The CSQ funding also provides assistance to unemployed eligible workers that have had experience in the building and construction industries who are looking for additional qualifications to assist with employability in the industry.

IRATA Industrial Rope Access courses are being funded through CSQ. Please contact us on 07 3255 0522 or email for eligibility and other information.

IRATA Membership Consultancy for Operator and Trainer applications


Very good course with a high level of experience on hand.

Archer, April 4

Not only has the training been thorough, but it was also a lot of fun. I'm feeling well prepared to enter the industry.

Jon, April 4

Great team. Very friendly and helpful.

Brock, April 4

Trainer was very thorough. October 11th


Trainers knowledgeable, good facility. Great bunch of guys.

Thanks for the free T-shirt and buff.

Jack - March, 2022

Equipment Sales

High Q provide a wide range of rope access equipment and stock leading brands such as Petzl, Ferno, Camp, ISC, DMM, Edelrid, Singing Rock, Kong and more.

Our knowledgeable staff can provide advice and information, and are happy to help with any questions you might have.

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High Q AU

(07) 3255 0522

4/180 Northgate Rd, Northgate QLD 4013

PO Box 261, Northgate, Qld 4013