FASET Net Rigging Course

Candidates are taught how to install safety nets for the benefit of industrial roofers and flooring contractors. The one day course is relevant for both new build and refurbishment projects.


At the end of this course, Candidates will be able to plan work with correct resources and install EN1263/1 safety net in line with BS8411 and industry best practice.

They will be able to understand the limitations surrounding net rigging and how to overcome difficult applications correctly.

They will be able to complete a handover check and identify remedial solutions.

The Candidates are provided with a FASET Reference Manual, Attendance Certificate valid for 18 months and FASET Registration.


Candidates are assessed on their knowledge and practical understanding at the end of the course. After gaining practical experience on site, candidates should commence a level 2 NVQ in Safety Net Rigging. Once registered for the NVQ, they can apply for a red trainee card. When the NVQ is completed, the card can be updated to a Blue CSCS card which is valid for 5 years. This is regarded as proof of competence.

Job Functions

Include; Flooring operatives, Roofers, Height safety contractors, Scaffolders, Steel Erectors and Frame Builders.


Courses are normally delivered at our centre in Buckinghamshire, on site or clients premises. All require “classroom” facilities and a practical area where skills can be taught. We will advise on the suitability of “away from centre” venues.


  • Safe Working @ Height, Legislation & Standards
  • Parts of a Safety Net
  • How safety nets work & Positioning issues
  • Sizing, gaps, sag & the leading edge
  • Attachment Points & Systems
  • Rigging Techniques
  • Inspection of Rigged Nets and Faults
  • Examination, Use in Anger & Recovery Techniques
  • Care and Storage
  • Test, Practical Tuition and Feedback

Candidate numbers

Maximum 6/course.

Candidate Requirements

Must be physically fit, comfortable at height and be practically minded.

Must have a MEWP ticket.


One day.


The syllabus requires the practical instruction to be representative of the working environment. Candidates will work on training frames AND at height from a MEWP.

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