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Height & Harness


Trainees will work through the following objectives: Identify and rate the risks of all hazards associated with working at height Develop an operating plan for working at all height Focus on eliminating and isolating the identified high risk height hazard Learn and practice the basic skills for the use of harness systems

Course Outcomes


On completion of this course you will receive an Photo ID card stating when you did the course.
The Height and Harness program is a full one-day course.

The skills to work safely at height are essential, not only for those in the building sector but also for all people who, in the course of their work, are exposed to the potential hazard of falling. This may include electrical workers who must access high machinery, tower lighting and wiring installation.

This Fall Arrest course is for anyone who would be better protected wearing a harness and a fall arrest system while working at height.

Safer Heights utilizes the latest "safety at height" technology to teach appropriate, safe, and user friendly systems that can be customised to your own particular situation.

The fall arrest course provided by Safer Site, covers the safe use of fall arrest harnesses, knots used in fall arrest systems, rigging and using static lines, the various types of fall arrest equipment available, recovery techniques, and care and maintenance of equipment.

The course also includes recovery techniques for safe, simple recovery of a suspended worker.

This course is NZQA registered and may count towards other qualifications such as the National Certificate in Scaffolding, the National Certificate in Rigging, and others.

Contact: Training-Corp or download a brochure

Entry Requirements

  • Be a minimum of 16 years of age.
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet IELTS (or equivalent) Level 5.5.

 Selection Criteria apply. Please contact Training-Corp for details.  Special Entry may be granted where evidence exists that the applicant can successfully complete the programme. Please contact the Training-Corp for details.

Note: Some of this courses  programme requires a specific level of physical ability and aptitude for working at heights.

Course Locations and Schedules