PPE Inspection Competent Person

Ideal for Team Equipment Officers and Team Members who are interested and ‘hands on’ with equipment

1 Day Inspection Course

Scottish MR are offering a bespoke PPE Inspection Course, covering the following subject matters:

• legislation/regulation
• equipment & systems identification
• inspection regimes
• equipment inspection
• conformity certification
• practical demos
• defective equipment

The following kit will be looked at with regards to Inspection:

• Helmets
• Ropes
• Harnesses
• Connectors
• Slings
• Ascenders/Decenders
• Belay devices inc. ID; GriGri & Grillon
• Energy Absorbing Devices
• Buoyancy Aids

There will also be a practical exam – more based on visual checks – in order to be “certified” as “competent”.

Training packs will be supplied by AquaTerra Training, including templates, which can be adapted to individual Teams’ needs.



Scottish Mountain Rescue, formerly known as The Mountain Rescue Committee of Scotland, is a registered Scottish Charity – number SC045003