Basic working at heights

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

Formative assessment

  • Various activities will be completed in class.

Summative assessment

  • Written assessment and practical assessment to be done at the end of the course, learners must be found competent in both written and practical assessment.

Course outline

This course is for any person who needs to perform work at height where he/she will work under supervision. At the end of the course qualifying learners will be able to:

  • demonstrate basic knowledge of the limitations of a limited range of fall arrest equipment and regulations
  • inspect, assemble and store fall arrest equipment
  • select suitable anchor points
  • use fall arrest systems with a double leg lanyard
  • use pre-installed vertical and horizontal lifelines and explain reducing risks during rescue.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

Explain and perform fall arrest techniques when working at height

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

2

SAQA ID:

229998

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

2

NQF Level:

1

Prerequisites:

Two certified copies of ID/passport, certified copy of highest qualification, valid work at height medical certificate of fitness, issued by an Occupational Health Practitioner (OHP)

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• General workers • Supervised workers

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Unit Standard Title:

Explain and perform fall arrest techniques when working at height

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

2

SAQA ID:

229998

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

2

NQF Level:

1

Prerequisites:

Two certified copies of ID/passport, certified copy of highest qualification, valid work at height medical certificate of fitness, issued by an Occupational Health Practitioner (OHP)

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• General workers • Supervised workers

We continue to offer tailored on-site training and classroom-based teaching at any of our 12 NOSA Colleges throughout South Africa. Offering you access to more than 100 safety training programmes – including SAMTRAC, the world’s leading workplace risk management course and the most sought-after training certificate in the HSE industry, suited for all places of work. Book your seat at one of our NOSA Colleges to experience safety training in the classroom.

Unit Standard Title:

Explain and perform fall arrest techniques when working at height

Course Price:

R 1 280

Course Duration:

1 day

Credits:

2

SAQA ID:

229998

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

2

NQF Level:

1

Prerequisites:

Two certified copies of ID/passport, certified copy of highest qualification, valid work at height medical certificate of fitness, issued by an Occupational Health Practitioner (OHP)

Target Groups:

• General workers • Supervised workers
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