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0.5 day course
Theory 60 minutes
Practical 90 minutes
Assessment 30 minutes

Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total

This Safety Harness course is for anyone who works at height – and will teach delegates how to inspect, wear and use full body safety harnesses correctly.

This course is highly practical – and all course delegates will be taught on specially built working at height facilities which will allow them to practice putting on, wearing and using a harness in working at height situations.

Due to the nature of the training course and the emphasis placed on communication, there is only a provision for the assessments to be undertaken in English. Therefore, candidates for this type of training must be able to understand and speak the English language. 

This half-day safety harness course provides an overview of fall protection and restraint systems.

Delegates on this course will learn and be able to practice:

  • Wearing suitable PPE correctly
  • How PPE and Personal Fall Protection Systems (PFPS) are maintained and safe to use
  • Using and storing all work equipment and PPE correctly
  • What to do if PPE or PFPS equipment is found to be modified, defective or does not meet the relevant standard
  • Locate suitable anchor points
  • How to check work area for obstructions etc

After completing this course, delegates will be able to understand and know:

  • Legislative requirements for working safely at height
  • The main risks associated with work at height and how these are controlled
  • The types of PFPS used
  • How to inspect the equipment provided for work at height
  • What to do with damaged or defective equipment
  • The principal requirements for dealing with incidents

To view the full course timetable click here.

This training course is taught by experienced, highly trained instructors – all of whom have completed regulated training and assessor awards.

Delegates on this course are continually assessed and will also have to complete a multiple-choice written test to complete this course successfully.

After successfully completing this course – delegates will receive an industry recognised MRS Training & Rescue certificate.


Certification lasts for 3 years.


1 trainer to 10 candidates (1:10):

  • Theory training
  • Practical training & assessment


If you book this course online, you can pay for the course by debit or credit card.

If you wish to pay via an invoice, please enquire about the course and our team will contact you to complete the booking.

Courses start at 8.45am and finish at about 12.00pm

Yes – all candidates are required to bring the following for practical exercises: • Hard hat • Overalls • Safety footwear • Gloves

Course materials and a hot drink

MRS certificates are emailed within a week of the course being completed.

Joining instructions are sent by email – which are usually received on the same day but always within 48 hours of booking.

Yes - subject to our terms and conditions.

Yes, free parking is available at all our UK training centres for course candidates.

Always have confidence sending employees to MRS - brilliant venue and brilliant trainers - a pleasure to deal with - everyone so helpful and knowledgeable - they actually make serious training fun and interesting with their real-life experience tales and user-friendly training materials!
Total UK
Excellent Venue. Interesting. Well-presented and engaging.
Gavin Lewis, Morgan Sindall
The service you provide really does put the candidates through their paces and re-iterates the importance of safety in a dangerous environment.
Celtic Vacuum Ltd
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The Benefits

  • We are a leading authority in confined space and at height technical rescue and we never rest in our goal to keep people safe.

  • We practice what we preach – our trainers are also operational rescue team members – so have real life stories to make the theory come alive.

  • We deliver best-in-class training so that anyone attending courses leaves capable of applying the knowledge to real-life situations.

  • Most of our courses are highly practical and feedback from delegates is excellent.

  • Nationwide service from our eight Training and Rescue Centres across the UK.

  • Are employed by us and trained to our own exacting standards.

  • Have real-life experience of working in high-risk environments and often share these with candidates.

  • Understand recognised learning styles and quickly adapt their delivery based on the needs of those being trained.

  • Ensure delegates are engaged by punctuating training with tests, quizzes and practical sessions.

  • Where possible, include information specific to delegates’ working practices so they leave ready to apply the learning in their day-to day roles.

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