Basic Fall Arrest Technician Learning Programme


Unit Standard ID: 229998

Explain and perform fall arrest techniques when working at heights.

R1,265.00 Inc.VAT

Who needs this course
  • Any person working higher than two meters above the ground, where the possibility of a fall exists.

  • Workers who require a very basic understanding of how to work safely at height and who will be supervised at all times.

  • Unskilled and uneducated learners who have special needs in terms of learning, writing and language barriers.


1 day of training and assessment

Minimum number of candidates

If you have ten (10) learners we can assist with your own training date.  If you have fewer than 10 learners, please book on our annual training calendar.

Benefits of this training

After successful assessment has been completed candidates will be able to:

  • Use and explain the limitations of a limited range of fall arrest equipment

  • Inspect and assemble fall arrest equipment

  • Select suitable anchor points

  • Use a double leg lanyard

  • Use pre-installed vertical and horizontal lifelines

Entry requirements
  • Medical certificate

  • Certified Copy of ID

NQF Level: 1

Credits: 2

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