Competent Person Practical Inspection & Record Keeping - Module 7

  1 Day

PRICE: £210 +vat (per person)

GROUP DAY RATE: Price on application


No Previous Experience Required

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This module is designed as an enhancement to Module 1 giving greater detail on the inspection of height safety equipment.

  • The course is intended for those employees who are required to carry out thorough examination of harnesses and lanyards as a nominated competent person.
  • The delegate will have an insight into the design, testing and manufacturing processes, as well as practical activities involving inspection and testing of damaged equipment.
  • Further details of the training facilities, first aid provision, insurance, etc are available upon request.



  • Understand the importance of traceability for all height safety equipment
  • Understand the information required to complete inspection records
  • Understand the effects of continual degradation of equipment and when it must be withdrawn from service
  • Understand the importance of correct quarantine and disposal procedures
  • Understand the processes for investigating the effects of contaminants and the details required for returning them to service.
  • Understand the design and testing procedures for height safety equipment


  • Be able to inspect / thoroughly examine harnesses and lanyards for signs of continual degradation and fatal flaws.
  • Be able to record the findings of their inspections / examination

On successful completion of training, delegates will receive a certificate and photo ID card valid for 3 years.

How to Book

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Can't find a course scheduled for when you want - call our Training Team on 01606 737494.

(To arrange training on your own site, please call to discuss.)

Training Locations

SpanSet Training Centre, Middlewich, Cheshire

Our modern, extensive training facility is based within easy reach of Manchester, Liverpool and Midlands, 5 minutes from Junction 18 off the M6. We offer state of the art classrooms with multi-media touchscreens for theory sessions, a bespoke reception area together with a 25m high, purpose built outdoor training structure.

SpanSet trainers are fully qualified and have many years experience working on site as well as training candidates.

All equipment required will be provided.

Refreshments are included (lunch provided on full day courses only).

Customer On Site Training

In some cases training is more effective when carried out at the actual work site.  Subject to suitablility and provided the area is safe for training, we are happy to carry out courses at a location of your choice.  Our Team will be happy to discuss this and confirm the feasibility.