Fall Arrest and Harness Safety

NZQA Unit Standards 23229, 15757



Successful trainees receive:

  • NZQA Unit Standard 23229, Level 3, Credits 4 - Use a safety harness for personal fall prevention when working at height
  • NZQA Unit Standard 15757, Level 3, Credits 4 - Use, install and disestablish proprietary fall arrest systems when working at height.
Course Duration

2 Days


$500 plus GST per person

Course Overview

People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the hazards associated with wearing a safety harness and associated equipment; demonstrate knowledge of safety harnesses and associated systems and equipment; check and fit a safety harness; use a safety harness where a fall hazard exists at height; and demonstrate knowledge of the rescue plan to be activated in the event of a fall. As well as being able to identify anchor points; use proprietary fall arrest systems; and install and disestablish straightforward proprietary fall arrest systems using designated anchor points.

These unit standards meet the requirements for “Best practice guidelines for working at height in New Zealand” for any staff required to work at height and employ harnesses and fall arrest equipment in a building and construction environment

Fall Arrest Refresher

Course Duration

1 Day


$290 plus GST per person