Harness Awareness Train the Trainer

Train the Trainer Harness Awareness Training Course

Our CPD accredited Harness Awareness Train the Trainer Course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to professionally train others in the use of harnesses in the workplace.

Duration: Full day
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Course Overview - Why Take This Course?

The Harness Awareness Train the Trainer course will help trainers to develop an understanding of how to wear a harness, how to choose the correct lanyard for working at height, and how to identify the hazards and risks when wearing a harness in the workplace.

Candidates will also be equipped with a range of teaching methods and trainer skills that will enhance their abilities as harness awareness instructors.

By the completion of the Harness Awareness Train the Trainer course, delegates will have learned the skills necessary to train others on the use of a harness, lanyard, and associated equipment in the workplace and will be accredited to deliver in-house harness awareness training within their company.

Course Aims & Objectives

Course Content

Part (1) – Train the Trainer

  • Fundamentals for becoming a trainer.
  • How to write and structure the training.
  • Factors on developing your training skills.
  • Effective training practices within the workplace.

Part (2) – Harness Awareness

  • Appreciation of the requirements of the current legislation.
  • Guidance on when a safety harness needs to be worn in the workplace.
  • CE marking.
  • Traceability records of evidence as per PPE guidance.
  • Work restraint-fall arrest (do you know the difference?)
  • Manufacture equipment strengths of the webbing.
  • Safety harness types (what are the differences and the benefits to the user?)
  • Lanyard type (3 types).
  • Pre-use check of your harness as per PPE regulations.
  • Rescue provision (what is your rescue plan in the event of an emergency?)
  • Fitting and inspection before and after use.
  • Practical demonstration on how to fit a harness correctly.


This course is accredited through CPD (Continuous Professional Development). Candidates successfully completing this training course will receive a certificate that may be used as evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) within your industry.

Course Location

Apple Group Training locations are based in Leeds, Sheffield, and Birmingham. This training course can also be held at one of our 300 partner training centres in the UK.

If you cannot travel to one of our training centre locations then we can come to your premises to provide training on-site as long as your workplace is suitable.

If you would like to book our Harness Awareness Train the Trainer course onsite or at one of our training locations in the UK, please contact us for more information and your free quotation.

Meet The Expert

Richard Appleyard is a health and safety consultant with more than 19 years of experience training companies and organisations across a wide range of industries. He delivers easy-to-understand, engaging, and comprehensive training at the highest level.

Why Choose Apple Group TRAINING?

Accredited Courses
Our training courses are certified to the highest standard. All of our training courses have been developed by highly qualified health and safety professionals in accordance with HSE standards and guidance.

Experienced Trainers
We have over 20 years of experience providing training and consultancy to a wide range of industries across the UK including construction, manufacturing and education.

Tailored to You
Our courses can be tailored to your unique training requirements, whatever the request.

Train At Any Location
Whether at one of our training centres or on-site at your own premises, you choose the training location that’s best for you.

Our 5* Reviews

Abrasive assessments, confirmation of my current skills and knowledge and understanding my responsibilities.

Bradley Tooke

Brilliant course as I had no current knowledge on the use of the equipment, although I am aware of my competency level and that I must not use abrasives in the workplace without supervision.

Richard Clarke

As a complete novice, plenty was learned on the day

John Harris

Very good course, learned a lot on the safe use and operating procedure.

Philip Garner

The course was very Informative, Richard Appleyard gave a full explanation on types of abrasives for different materials.

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For more information about the course content or to book our Harness Awareness Train the Trainer course, get in touch today on 0113 257 3222, info@applegroup.co.uk, or fill in the enquiry form. For a more detailed quote on costs, group bookings, individual open courses, or Train the Trainer courses, please contact us and we aim to beat any equivalent quote.