Harnesses & Lanyards Training Course

Harnesses & Lanyards Awareness Training Course

In-House Harnesses & Lanyards Awareness Training Course

Our Harnesses and Lanyards Training Course is provided in-house here at Browns Safety, with our highly-qualified instructors delivering the course at our own training facilities in Brierfield, near Burnley in Lancashire. Topics covered on the course include the different types of harnesses and lanyards, how to perform a full safety inspection, and how to properly equip fall arrest and restraint equipment.

Candidates will also learn about all aspects of the UK’s Health & Safety laws and regulations that apply to using harnesses and lanyards when working at height.

Course Candidates

Our in-house Harnesses and Lanyards training course has been designed specifically for professionals; namely employers and employees who perform or supervise jobs that involve working at height, as these types of tasks frequently involve the use of harnesses and lanyards.

Those who would most benefit from the course include tradesmen, charge hands, maintenance staff, line managers and supervisors across a range of industries.

Course Duration

The Harnesses and Lanyards Training Course is one of our Half-Day courses here at Browns Safety, and as such will last for around 4 hours. This gives you the option of pairing it with another of our Half-Day Courses, so you can get the maximum benefit of our expertise in a single working day.

Amongst the other available Half-Day courses are:

Harnesses & Lanyards Course Objectives

The course will provide delegates with the basic practical and theoretical knowledge required to effectively select and use fall arrest and restraint equipment, as well as the proper conduct for carrying out pre-use inspections of harnesses and lanyards.

Managers and supervisors will complete the course with a solid understanding of the proper procedures and practices relating to the use of harnesses and fall arrest equipment, and will be able to accurately and decisively assess whether employees are adhering to these best practices as they carry out their duties.

  • Health & Safety Laws & regulations
  • Responsibilities of employees and employers
  • Different types of Harnesses & Lanyards
  • Safe inspection of equipment
  • How to put on and wear Harnesses
  • Working safely with Harnesses and lanyards
  • Storage of Harnesses & Lanyards
  • Questions & Answers


How long does the course last?

This is a Half-Day course, which means it will last no longer than 4 hours. This gives you the option of pairing it with another of our Half-Day Courses, so you can get the maximum benefit of our expertise in a single working day. The available Half-Day courses are detailed above.

How will I be assessed?

The instructors will deliver a lecture on the given topic – following this, you’ll be tested on the subject matter with a multiple choice exam.

What do I need to bring with me on the course?

Just bring yourself as this is a Theory session.

Do I need any previous experience?

Previous experience is not mandatory, but it’s always helpful to have a working knowledge of harnesses and fall arrest equipment to give you a head-start in your learning. You must ensure that you’re physically fit and able enough to carry out the course’s practical activities and assessments.

Will I get a certificate on completion of the course?

Yes. On completion of the course, all successful candidates will get a certificate in the safe use and pre-use checks of harness equipment. This certificate will remain valid for 3 years.

How many candidates can you train in a single session?

We can take a maximum of 12 candidates in a single session.

Where is the course held?

There are several options, depending on which is most preferable to you: we can carry out the training on-site at your premises, for a group of 6 or more delegates.

We also have open courses running in Heywood (in Lancashire) and Brighouse (in Yorkshire) for single numbers. You can contact us to book your place on either by calling 01282 615517. Whatever the case, we can assure you that your operatives will receive the absolute highest standard of training in harnesses and lanyards.

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