This course is designed for personnel to be able to install, test, carry out periodic inspection and retesting of Type A anchor devices in accordance with BS7883, BS EN795 and BS8610.

The course will cover the roles and responsibilities for the system design, installer, inspector, and user. The training will cover correct installation, testing, certifying, maintenance, and inspection of anchor devices in accordance with BS7883, BS EN795 & BS8610.

The course will provide training on documentation to be issued to the client after an installation or periodic inspection.


Includes: use of equipment during training. Price includes VAT. 

  • Assessment Method: Written and practical
  • Course Duration: 2 Days
  • Trainer to Candidate Ratio: 1:6
  • Revalidation Period: Certification valid for 3 years
  • Certification: PDF copy of Certificate

Syllabus Content

  • BS EN795 – Personal Protection against Falls from height – Type A Anchor devices.
  • BS 7883 – Code of Practice for design, selection, installation, use and maintenance of anchor devices
  • BS 8610 – Personal Fall Protection Equipment – Specification
  • IRATA ICOP – Annex F - Safety considerations when installing or placing anchor devices for use in rope access
  • Working at Height Regulations
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations
  • Selection and types of anchor devices
  • Method of fixing – Resin & Mechanical
  • Location of Anchors
  • Structure Requirements
  • Testing and Equipment
  • Anchor Bolt Identification Tag information
  • Anchor Bolt certification and information to be supplied to the client
  • Equipment used for installation and testing
  • Use of PPE whilst installing anchors


      • Minimum Age of 18 years
      • Candidates need to be physically fit and free from any disability or medical condition that may prevent them from working safely
      • A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness
      • The course cost will include: 

        • • MCL-UK Training Manual PDF 


        All the equipment for training will be provided in the course cost. 


      • Over 60 years combined trainer experience
      • Globally recognised IRATA and GWO training courses
      • 93% Pass Rate
      • Multiple state of the art training locations
      • Wide range of in-house courses developed according to BS8454 provided under one roof
      • Directly employed qualified trainers
      • On-site design, fabrication and inspection service
      • Equipment supply
      • Pay for your training in 3 instalments when booking online