Lyon PPE Inspection Course – Sydney


13th to 16th of October 2019

Provided by Lyon Equipment UK, 5th Point will be hosting a 4-Day Personal Protective Equipment Course.

The course provides comprehensive training for candidates who require certification in the control, maintenance and examination of Personal Fall Protection Equipment and in-depth coverage of the IRATA ICoP, relevant legislation and systems enabling compliance Management Systems.

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Personal Fall Protection Equipment Inspection Course



To provide comprehensive training for candidates who require certification in the control, maintenance and examination of Personal Fall Protection Equipment. Rope access technicians, rope access supervisors, safety supervisors, Mountain Rescue & Civil Defence Force operatives, those responsible for worksite or stores, lifting equipment inspectors as well as industrial PPE suppliers/shop will benefit from this course.

Legislation, approved codes of practice and guidance documents in most workplaces across the world, such as the IRATA ICoP and Safe Work Australia model C.O.P, require work at height equipment to be thoroughly examined / periodically inspected at regular intervals by a ‘competent person’. This Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) approved course teaches candidates how to systematically manage and inspect Personal Protective Equipment for work at height (collectively called Personal Fall Protection Equipment) throughout its lifetime.

Course topics are covered in details using a combination of hands-on product inspection training, and formal presentations.

At the end of the course, following successful completion of a formal assessment and verification by an independent moderator, we deem you ‘competent’ to be able to undertake thorough examinations of equipment that we verify during the course.

Course Pre-requisites:

  • The candidate should have practical experience in the use of Personal Fall Protection equipment, such as that which is required to be examined;
  • Minimum age of candidates, 18 years.

Course Content:


Comprehensive coverage of the IRATA ICoP, relevant legislation and systems enabling compliance Management Systems:

  1. Developing an equipment management system;
  2. Product identification/marketing;
  3. Declaration of Conformity and written examination reports;
  4. Selection of equipment;
  5. Selecting equipment for specific tasks;
  6. Obsolescence;
  7. Performance standards;
  8. Performance standards;
  9. Equipment markings;
  10. Information supplied by the manufacturer.

Equipment Inspection:

  1. Periodic examination;
  2. Inspection techniques;
  3. Storage, cleaning and inspection of equipment;
  4. Disposal;
  5. Assessment.

Assessment methods:

The course assessment is by written test and practical assessment by Lyon staff. These results are then verified by an independent moderator. A formal debrief follows the written and practical assessments.


4 days including assessment

13th to 16th of October 2019

Course Materials:

All equipment and course materials will be provided.  You will need to wear comfortable clothing.

Training schedule:

Hours of training will run between the hours of 08.00-16.00 each day.

Course fees:

Full course including assessment and registration is $1650.00 AUD. To guarantee a place on the course you will need to pay the full amount.  A receipt will be provided at the commencement of training.


In the event that you cancel then the following applies the 5th Point Training Terms and Conditions will be applied.  


5th Point
21 Old Pittwater Road,
Brookvale, 2100


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