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.
Basic Fall Arrest Technician (IWH)