Fall Arrest Technician Learning Programme


Unit Standard ID: 229995

Install, use and perform basic rescues from fall arrest systems and implement the fall protection plan.

R 3,335.00 Inc.VAT

Who needs this course
  • The Fall Arrest Technician course Level 2 is aimed at small working teams (such as the telecoms industry, the power distribution industry and technical rigging industry) that need to use a combination of fall arrest systems, install their own temporary systems and perform their own rescues if required.

  • Small teams using this course can only operate without supervision if a risk assessment, a fall protection plan and worksite procedure is in place.


3 days 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 a range of items of fall arrest equipment

  • Tie 4 basic rope knots

  • Install and use temporary fall arrest systems

  • Inspect and assemble fall arrest equipment and systems

  • Interpret and implement the fall protection plan

  • Perform basic fall arrest rescues

  • Briefly explain suspension trauma

  • 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: 2

Credits: 3

Other Related Training Programmes

Basic Fall Arrest Technician

Explain and perform fall arrest techniques when working at heights.

Fall Arrest Supervisor

Assess a work site for work at height and prepare a fall protection plan.

Fall Arrest Rescue

Perform a range of advanced rescue.

Fall Protection Planner

Assess a work site for work at height and prepare a fall protection plan. 

Heightsafety Group consists of three separate privately-owned companies. Each specialising in a specific application field of working-at-height with their own stated objectives.

1030 Sixteenth Street, Unit I2, Tillbury Business Park, Randjespark, Midrand, 1685

Phone: 0861 127 749


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