Information about the course:

Who is this course suitable for?

Anyone who uses, inspects or maintains a harness and associated equipment

What is the objective of the course?

This half day training course provides the core knowledge required by any user, supervisor or manager of personnel using safety harnesses, lanyards, anchor points and their associated products. The course covers the current legal obligations regarding the use of fall protection equipment, causes and resultant effects of a fall, standards and how they affect the equipment selection, storage, care, maintenance and rescue implications associated with some uses of safety harnesses.

Course Outline

  • Legislation
  • Mechanics of a fall
  • Selection of fall protection equipment (includes common hazards associated with different equipment types) – Includes practical elements
  • Pre-use inspection - includes practical elements
  • Anchor Points and devices
  • Donning a harness – includes practical elements
  • Storage, care and maintenance
  • Rescue requirements and options
  • Theory Test paper – Multiple choice

Training Method

Courses are delivered using our tried and tested blend of classroom-based theory and hands-on practical experience, your staff can develop an awareness of the legal implications, common hazards and precautions, together with the correct selection, use, inspection and maintenance of safety harnesses.

PPE Kit Requirements

Harness and lanyards may be brought onto the course for correct fitting and inspection.

Available dates for this course


Price Exc. VAT - 100

Price Inc. VAT - 120

Course Duration - 4 hours

Duration Details - 1/2 day course typically 4 hours