Safety Harness & Lanyard Training


Training Societi PDF A4 Certificate emailed after course completion

Hard copies and an ID card can be purchased for £10+VAT per person

½ Day · Please check the location section for AM or PM course.

AM - 08:45-12:15
PM - 13:15 - 16:15

£75 + VAT per person

  • Free parking
  • Refreshments
  • Equipment to hire/purchase


  • Bristol
  • On site by arrangement


If you have 1 to 16 delegates you can attend an open training course. Per person price is for our open public coures only.

On-site training available on request, please contact us for pricing and availability.

Safety Harness and Lanyards are an absolutely vital part of personal protection for anyone that is working at height. It is so important that the user knows how to inspect, and also use it properly. Working at Height is deemed any place that if the required precautions were not taken, the distance you could fall may cause personal injury.

This is a practical course essential for users of fall arrest equipment; also useful for supervisors and managers, business owners and buyers of PPE equipment to ensure all buyers and users understand which kit they should be purchasing, issuing and using to offer full protection to operatives.  It also shows how to properly inspect kit.

Course objectives/outcomes:

  • H&S Laws & Regulations – understanding your legal duty including Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Responsibilities of employer and employee
  • Importance of choosing the correct harness
  • How to wear a harness properly with practical
  • Importance of regular safety inspections – who is responsible and how often they must be done with examples

  • Importance of issuing and using the correct Safety Harness & Lanyards and PPE and how to inspect it
  • How to collate a safe rescue plan to reduce the time an operative is suspended in a harness
  • Operative suspension trauma
  • Delegate practical session with adjustment and fitting of harnesses and lanyards
  • Test paper, questions, handouts and review

This course covers using a Safety Harness and Lanyard while working at height, we recommend delegates are trained in working at height which is a seperate course and covers all aspects of working at height. This course is conducted on the same day as Safety Harness and Lanyard and can be viewed by clicking here.


Course Dates

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Days Price per person Location Dates Status
1 663 0.5 £75.00 + VAT St Annes – Bristol (PM Course) Wed 13 Dec 2023

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2 Places Available

2 663 0.5 £75.00 + VAT St Annes – Bristol (PM Course) Tue 09 Jan 2024

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11 Places Available

2 663 0.5 £75.00 + VAT St Annes- Bristol (AM Course) Thu 25 Jan 2024

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12 Places Available

3 663 0.5 £75.00 + VAT St Annes – Bristol (PM Course) Wed 07 Feb 2024

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12 Places Available

4 663 0.5 £75.00 + VAT St Annes – Bristol (PM Course) Wed 06 Mar 2024

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12 Places Available

Who needs this training

Users of fall arrest equipment.
Supervisors, managers, business owners and buyers of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).


Trainer - Alan Bigwood
Alan Bigwood

Alan is our Senior Trainer and Technical Director.

He spent 30 years as a Health & Safety Director of a National Construction company, so he has the muddy boots experience, the qualifications, the stories as well as the likability and sense of humour so crucial to helping people understand the importance of Health & Safety in the workplace.


  1. Q: Does this course teach how to inspect a harness?


    Yes it does, all delegates who pass this course will be able to inspect their harnesses.

Course feedback

I can fully understand the risks and plan assessments for each job, the health and safety point of view and how to use equipment to the best of it's ability.

George Cryer - Sprayer

Power Electrtics

Correct Harness - Learning how to wear correctly and to work safely at heights.

Ian Dando - Heating Engineer

Pink Heating Ltd


Our staff attended the Safety Harness and Lanyard which was conducted by Alan Bigwood of the Training Societi. The course was both informative and fun and our staff now have the required knowledge and certification.

Will Stops

Landscape Services SW Ltd