What is the Basic Fall Arrest Course?

A ‘Basic Fall Arrest Technician’ is a person who has been trained in the identification and safe use of fall arrest equipment. Persons requiring this skills programme are typically required to climb structures and position themselves safely while performing work at height. They do not partake in emergency operations and must therefore work under supervision of a person who is qualified/skilled to carry out rescue procedures from fall arrest systems.

Learners wishing to acquire the competencies in this standard will be, people working at height where there is a risk of injury from a fall. Learners will be involved in performing tasks at height. Qualifying learners are able to follow fall arrest principles to perform work at height safely, under supervision of a qualified supervisor.

DURATION

2 days

Professional Designation

Basic Fall Arrest Technician (IWH)

CERTIFICATE VALIDITY

3 years

Basic Fall Arrest Course (BFAT) at the Emcare Training Academy
Basic Fall Arrest Course
COURSE CONTENT

  • Explaining the use and limitations of a limited range of fall arrest equipment and fall arrest plan.
  • Inspecting, assembling and storing fall arrest equipment.
  • Selecting suitable anchor points.
  • Using fall arrest systems with a double lanyard.
  • Using pre-installed vertical and horizontal life-lines.


Training

PRE-REQUISITES

  • Valid medical certificate
  • Certified copy of ID
  • Previous WAH certification (if applicable)
  • English read/write proficiency.

  • Local language instructors are available on request for groups of 10+.
Training

VENUE LOCATIONS

  • Available at all Emcare branches.
  • Available at your premises for groups of 10+.
Training

QUALITY ALIGNMENT

  • US229998

Certifications Available

  • SSETA

  • IWH

Accreditation & Affiliates

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