Safety Harness & Leading Edge Training

Scaffolding & Working at Heights Courses

Leading EdgeThe Safety Harness & Leading Edge Training course is designed to educate the delegate on the range of harnesses, set up and associated tools relating to working at height on an adjustable lanyard or horizontal safety line. The course contains the content form the Safety Harness Training course, with the additional Leading Edge content.

How long is the course?
4 – 5 hours

Who should attend the Safety Harness & Leading Edge course?
Managers, Operatives and Supervisors who work with fall protection

Is the Safety Harness & Leading Edge course accredited?
3B Training accredited

When does my Safety Harness & Leading Edge certificate expire?
It is recommended that you retake the course after 2-3 years

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Course Objectives

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

  • conduct the relevant safety checks for each piece of equipment in line with the relevant guidelines
  • dismantle and set up a horizontal safety line
  • select the appropriate fall protection equipment for the task they are conducting
  • chose the correct length of line for their adjustable lanyard
  • use a range of anchor systems and communal fall arrest blocks

Course Content

The course will cover the following fall protection equipment:

  • Fall arrest lanyards
  • Personal fall arrest blocks
  • Full body fall harnesses
  • Fixed lanyards
  • Restraint lanyards
  • Adjustable lanyards

What is Required to Pass the Leading Edge Training Course

The course contains a mixture of theory and practical based learning. The theory element will contain a range of tutorials and classroom discussions. Delegates are required to complete a 20-question multiple choice theory exam, they will need to get a score of 80% to successfully pass the course. They will also be assessed through a practical exam. The delegate will show their ability to inspect, assemble and dismantle a temporary horizontal safety line.

Further Development

This course is part of our short course package. The short course days include three short courses in which you can mix and match to suit you. If you are looking to attend another working at height related course you may be interested in:

You can find more of our short courses by visiting here.

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