Fall Arrest

You will develop the knowledge and skills to use a harness and associated equipment and use temporary proprietary height safety systems when working at height. Meets Worksafe NZ (formerly DoL) Best Practice Guidance Notes for Working at Heights.

Full course

  • Credit Value:
    8
  • Location:
    Auckland, Christchurch, Greymouth, Westport campuses and approved temporary sites
  • Method of Study:
    Two day short course for Fall Arrest and Height Safety
  • Total Duration:
    2 days
  • $556.00 *Fees are indicative and subject to change for 2021.

  • Domestic Breakdown
  •   Tuition Fee:
    $543
  •   NZQA Fee:
    $13

Refresher

  • Total Duration:
    1 day
  • Location:
    Auckland, Christchurch, Greymouth, Westport campuses and approved temporary sites
  • Domestic cost:
    $303.00 Total

 

Core elements

By the end of the course the students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the hazards associated with wearing a safety harness and associated equipment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety harnesses and associated systems and equipment.
  • Check and fit a safety harness system.
  • Use a safety harness system where a fall hazard exists at height.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the rescue plan to be activated in the event of a fall.
  • Identify anchor points and prepare to install a temporary proprietary height safety system.
  • Install horizontal and vertical temporary proprietary height safety systems.
  • Use temporary proprietary height safety systems.
  • Disestablish temporary proprietary height safety systems

Unit Standards

  • US 15757: Use, install and disestablish temporary proprietary height safety systems when working at height
  • US 23229: Use safety harness system when working at height

Pre-requisites

Refresher only

  • Unit standards 23229 and 15757

Entry Criteria

  • Be a minimum of 16 years of age.
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet IELTS (or equivalent) Level 5.5.
  • Relevant work experience is required in scaffolding, rigging, industrial rope access or other at height work.
  • Must be physically fit capable of working at height.

Note: Some courses within this programme require specific levels of physical ability and aptitude for working at heights.

Disclaimer

 

 

This is a Safety Sensitive Programme