Harness Safety

Key Information

Duration: 4 Hours

Maximum Attendees: 12

Training available nationwide at one of our centres, or your own workplace

Price (excl GST)

$1760 Company Booking

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Understand how to effectively use a safety harness system and associated equipment when working at heights.

This course will provide you with the skills to identify the correct equipment, carry out pre-use checks and learn how to use the harness safely in conjunction with other height safety equipment. Also, understand the hazard and risk management process, specifically on hazards associated with heights systems and ascertain the importance of having a rescue plan and recovery method’s in place, prior to beginning any activity.

In accordance with the requirements to maintain Consent to Assess for the unit standards taught on this course, Safety ‘n Action had this course pre moderated and approved by our standard setting body, The Skills Organisation.

Students need to have 3 months of work experience in the industry prior to doing the course.

Please bring along your ID - We need to verify the identity of students in attendance, please bring ID with you on the day of training.

  • Unit Standards - HRNS (Click to see more detail)









    Use safety harness system when working at height


Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the hazards associated with wearing a safety harness and associated equipment
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of safety harnesses and associated systems and equipment
  3. Check and fit a safety harness system
  4. Use a safety harness system where a fall hazard exists at height
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the rescue plan to be activated in the event of a fall

Entry Criteria:

  1. All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to acceptance of their student(s) onto the course. Where a student does not meet our English language requirement a reader/writer must be supplied by the student or the person responsible for authorising the student’s attendance. The reader/writer cannot be another student attending the same course.