Level 4 - Rescue HAR04

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The aim of this course is to ensure that personnel are aware of the legal and best practice requirements when using rescue & fall protection equipment, and are aware of their responsibilities.

Training Objectives

On completion of this course, personnel should be able to:

  • Understand the effects of gravity, and its consequences
  • To be aware of / have an understanding of the legislation and guidance with regards to working at height and fall protection equipment
  • Understand hazard analysis and risk assessment in connection to work at height (including accident reporting (RIDDOR)
  • Understand the need for a rescue plan
  • Affect a pre-use Inspection of work at height equipment (harness / lanyard)
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the three types of fall protections systems, and the components used in these system.
  • Demonstrate competence in rescue (using the Specified Rescue equipment)


On completion of this course, trainees will be given course notes in the form of PDF Files (CD / Disc)


An assessment will be given at the end of the LEVEL 1 Course. P.M. – Practical Training – Assessed in situ by trainer.


On successful completion of the course / assessment, all trainees will be issued with a certificate (to be posted)


1 day