Advanced fall arrest & rescue
The course will enable the learner to understand and perform a range of advanced fall arrest rescues while maintaining the safety and protection of people while working at height, where there is a risk of injury from a fall.
- Various activities will be completed during class.
- Written assessment and practical assessment to be done at the end of the course, learners must be found competent in both written and practical assessment.
Upon completion of the course the learner will be able to ensure that the correct equipment is selected and that this equipment is safe for use. The learner will also be able to follow fall arrest principles when performing a fall arrest rescue as well as to:
- explaining the principles of fall arrest rescues and perform rope manoeuvres
- selecting equipment for advanced fall arrest rescues
- explaining the requirements for equipment inspections
- conducting fall arrest rescues.
- Unit Standard Title: Perform a range of advanced fall arrest rescues
- Classroom Price: R 4 870
- Classroom Duration: 3 days
- Credits: 4
- SAQA ID: 229999
- Professional Body: Saiosh
- CPD Points: 5
- NQF Level: 4
- Prerequisites: Fall Protection Plan Development and Fall Arrest and Rescue training, or IWH Fall Arrest, Technician and Fall Protection Planner designations, two certified copies of ID/passport, certified copy of highest qualification, valid work-at-height medical certificate of fitness, issued by an occupational health practitioner (OHP)
- Target Groups: • Safety practitioners, supervisors and rescue personnel with the physical ability to master advanced fall arrest rescue techniques and basic rope manoeuvres.