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Harness Awareness Training (NPORS N723)

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NPORS N723 – Harness Course – Harness Training Course


Experienced & Novice

Harness Training Course Aims

This course is aimed at people who require the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively and safely when using harness or fall arrest equipment.

Harness Training Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities
Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular harness / fall arrest to be used
Be able to locate and identify major components of the harness / fall arrest and explain their functions
Conduct all safety checks in accordance with the manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
Select suitable type of harness / fall arrest relative to the work being undertaken
Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for using harness / fall arrest and demonstrate correct use
Correctly fit and remove the safety harness / fall arrest
Carry out end of work inspections
Environmental considerations
Storage of harness / fall arrest

Harness Awareness Training FAQ

What is the Harness Training Course Training Method?

This highly interactive practical and classroom-based training course concludes with practical assessment and theory tests, demonstrating the candidate’s full understanding of the training.

How long is the Harness Training Course?

Novice Operator: 1-5 Days, maximum of 3 candidates

Experienced Operator: 1 Day test only, maximum of 4 candidates

Location: Nationwide Delivery on-site

Can you tell me more about Harness Awareness Course Certification?

For entrants that wish to apply for the NPORS Traditional Card, there is no requirement to do an NVQ qualification. If the ‘HS&E TESTED Logo’ is required on the card, entrants must ensure they have attended and passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the two years prior to application for the card and will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ.

For more information on required NVQ call us on 01623 287830
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