Anchor Fixing and Testing

For persons required to fix and test permanent anchors for fall protection purposes. Includes practical experience of fixing and testing a selection of commercially available eyebolt anchors.

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heightec’s Anchor Fixing & Testing training course explaining the manufacturing requirements given in BS EN 795 including information on the various classes of permanent anchors.

The practical sessions allow the fixing of various types of resin, through fixing and expansion anchors, together with methods of testing as defined in BS 7883.

Anchor Fixing & Testing Training Course elements covered include:

  • Relevant legislation – BS 7883, EN 795
  • Common substrate types
  • Commercially available anchors
  • Specification of fixing substrate
  • Anchor type selection
  • Hole depths and edge distances
  • Safe working methods during anchor installation
  • Anchor fixing techniques
  • Methods of testing the fixing
  • Certification and record keeping

Practical skills covered in this course include:

  • Drilling & cleaning a hole
  • Installing a wide range of fixings into a base material
  • Testing the strength of the fixing

Safety footwear is required for all practical sessions.

Anchor fixing & testing course can be arranged to order for groups. Please call for details.

15% off equipment online for training participants. After this half day course, participants will receive 15% off heightec equipment when you complete a course with us. Your voucher is automatically sent to you by email for use when you order equipment online.

Course Details

Duration: 1 day
Course Venues: London
Entry Requirements:
  • Minimum age 18.
  • Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TSK3U
Assessment: Practical demonstration. Multiple choice written test with discussion.
Certification: heightec
Validity Period: 3 years
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested at course registration.
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