Our industry leading Shark Rescue Training aims to provide delegates with the knowledge required to be fully conversant in the operation of the S.H.A.R.K. for both rescue and evacuation.

Delegates will also be provided with the practical skills to use the rescue kit to lower a casualty to ground level, or descend to a suspended casualty and perform an assisted descent to ground level.


All prices are excluding vat. Prices may vary.

Contact us

Call us on 01225 667 590 or email hello@acdcregister.co.uk

Course duration

1 day course. Course length may vary.

Who should attend the Shark Rescue Training

Operatives who are already conversant in the use of their personal fall protection equipment.

Over 60 training centres

We have multiple Shark Rescue Training Training access training course centres available across the UK. Locations include;

Manchester – Trafford Park, Manchester Irlam, Cardiff, Leeds, Leeds Lowfield Road, Edinburgh, Solihull, Swindon, Derby, London Staples Corner, London Beckton, Belfast, Barnsley, Wrexham, Corby, Heathrow, Cambridge, Stockton on Tees, Wellingborough, Gatwick, Liverpool – Bootle, Cardiff, Derby, Norwich, Crawley, Telford, Dundee, London – Sydenham.



  • Correctly fitting and adjustment of a fall arrest harness
  • Correct use of double and/or single fall arrest lanyards for personal safety whilst traversing and rescuing
  • Identification of the key components for the rescue kit and their strengths and limitations
  • The ability to assess the situation and select the appropriate recovery technique, i.e. anchor point selection and suitable points of safety harness attachment

All delegates will be fully conversant with an appropriate rescue system, which will normally include:

  • The use of a self-locking descender to abseil
  • How to free the casualty from suspension with the minimum exposure to risk
  • The use of a rescue kit containing a self-locking descender to access a casualty and evacuate them down to safety

Equipment Covered During Training

  • Full Body Harnesses
  • Double Fall Arrest Lanyards
  • Gotcha Suspension Loop
  • Spanset High Access Rescue Kit – SHARK


  • Practical training
  • Practical assessment

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