Fall Protection Anchor Installation and Testing

Course overview

Installing and testing anchors for use in peronsal fall protection and rope access carries a huge burden of responsibility. It is vital that instructors have an understanding of rope access systems in order to solve some of the problems caused by the confilct between EN 795 and IRATA ICOP. Trainees will be given theoretical and practical training in the design, installation and testing of a variety of anchor systems including temporary, removable systems.


Physically capable of carrying out practical training using power tools and testing equipment

Course syllabus

  • BS EN 795:2012 – Personal fall protection equipment. Anchor devices
  • BS 7883:2019 – Personal fall protection equipment. Anchor systems. System design, installation and inspection. Code of practice
  • BS 8610:2017 – Personal fall protection equipment. Anchor systems. Specification
  • BS EN 959:2018 – Mountaineering equipment. Rock anchors. Safety requirements and test methods
  • IRATA International Code of Practice
  • Work at height regulations 2009
  • Selection and types of anchors
  • Methods of fixing – resin/mechanical/through type
  • Location of anchors
  • Structural requirements
  • Testing requirements
  • Health and safety during installation (PPE)
  • Equipment used for installation and testing
  • Practical installation and testing of different types of eyebolt anchors


Belay Certification valid for 3 years

Age restrictions



  • Single Trainee: £240 including VAT

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