Occasional Industrial Climber - Module 3

1 Day

PRICE: £210 + vat (per delegate)

GROUP DAY RATE: £840 + vat (max 6 people)



  • All delegates must be able to certify that they are physically fit and have no medical conditions that might prevent them working at height. (A list of conditions that could affect practical training and work at height are available on request.)
  • SpanSet reserves the right to exclude unsuitable delegates from training courses.
  • Delegates must be 18 years or over.

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  • This course is designed for those who intend to access towers, masts, or similar structures using pre-installed fall arrest systems and use work positioning techniques to carry out work at height.
  • On completion of the course they should be able to carry out pre-use checks and use pre-installed access systems on masts, towers and similar structures. They will also be able to safely position themselves to work in these environments.
  • During training delegates will be expected to carry out activities at a height in excess of 20m. This will provide an insight into the delegates’ ability to operate in such conditions. This is only an indication of their capability, as it is not possible to recreate exact working environments.
  • The actual height and exposure will be set out on the certification, but this is only to show what was included in the training. The height shown on the certification is not intended to limit the height at which the delegate can operate.
  • An awareness of the requirement for rescue provision while working with fall arrest and work position systems.

Further details of the training facilities, first aid provision, insurance, etc are available upon request.



  • Full Body Harnesses
  • Example anchor devices (Wire Strop, ATSL, HSL, etc)
  • Double Legged Fall Arrest Lanyards
  • Fall Arrest Blocks
  • Permanently Guided Typed Fall Arresters
  • Temporary Guided Type Fall Arresters - Work Position Lanyard and Harness
  • Rescue Demo Kit (SHARK)


The course is designed to allow trainees to;


  • Delegates will have an understand of the common features of permanently installed guided type fall arrest systems used for access onto towers and masts
  • They will have an awareness of potential dangers and bad practices when using guided type systems, such as operative suspension, fall back and hoop ladder issues.
  • They will have an understanding of the limitations of Fall Arrest equipment and how to improve safety with respect to

         - Reducing impact forces

         - Reducing Fall Distance

         - Clearance Requirements


  • Delegate will have an awareness of basic Work Positioning techniques and where these can be applied to increase safety over the use of Fall Arrest techniques.
  • They will have an awareness of the common equipment abuses and how to select appropriate equipment to avoid this.
  • The delegates will also be given an awareness of rescue techniques and rescue equipment. - Have an awareness of other hazards relating to work at height such as dropped objects, exposure to environmental conditions.


  • The delegates will gain practical experience of climbing using the following types of equipment / systems:
  •  Full Body Harness for Work Position and Fall Arrest
  •  Fall Arrest Blocks
  •  Permanently installed guided type fall arrest systems
  •  Temporary guided type fall arrest systems
  •  Double Fall Arrest Lanyards
  •  Work Position Lanyards
  •  This will include climbing a permanently installed access system on a 25m structure.
  • Delegates will be shown and given the opportunity to use an example temporary horizontal anchor-line system A

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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(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.