FASET Edge Protection Installer Course

Learn how to install edge protection systems

The FASET Edge Protection course is for operatives or anyone who wishes to learn how to correctly and safely install temporary edge protection systems to BS EN 13374:2013+A1:2018.

FASET Edge Protection Installer course

Course content

  • Applications
  • BS EN 13374:2013+A1:2018
  • Components
  • Planning
  • RA/MS
  • Manual Handling Issues
  • Access
  • Drawings and information
  • Fixing to the building
  • Faults
  • Test to confirm understanding and learning
  • Practical work & training
  • FASET reference manual to take away

This course starts in a classroom environment where the candidate is taken through a slide show presentation. The theory session includes technical information, legislation and the relevant standards to edge protection.

Learning outcomes

After the theory session, you are trained hands-on using your own design. Subsequently, at the end of the day, you will be able to plan for and install temporary edge protection systems to a design. Following the practical, there will be an assessment. As a result, your skills will be measured against a set standard. Consequently, you will, providing you pass the assessment be able to apply for the Blue CSCS card. If unsuccessful, however, you will be advised to gain logged experience working with qualified colleagues. Following which you can be GSA2 assessed.


This course is delivered at our training centre in Cheshire. We will advise on the suitability of away from the centre locations.


Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance valid for 5 years. Competence is proved by GSA2 Assessment. If successful, you will be able to apply for a CSCS card.

The FASET CSCS card and endorsement has a life of five years and is obtained by sitting the FASET Edge Protection Operative Training Course, undertaking supervised installation hours, building a portfolio of evidence of works carried out including video evidence, and holding a professional discussion with the assessor during which competence is judged. The number of hours required, and the level of the portfolio will depend on the individual’s experience levels and taking the GSA-2 Assessment:

  • New learners will be required to undertake around 200 hours of supervised experience following the training course and will be required to submit a portfolio of 6 jobs they have completed before being signed off.
  • Semi experienced learners will be required to submit evidence of 3 jobs prior to training. After training they will need to complete 100 hours of supervised installation and then submit a portfolio of 3 jobs they have completed.
  • Experienced installers will attend a training course. The assessor will use their professional judgement to determine if the candidate is sufficiently experienced using a number of methods, including evidence of clear practical experience during the training course along with any previous qualifications (e.g. CISRS Card). If the experience is demonstrated the candidate will provide a portfolio of 3 jobs after the course prior to being signed off.

If competence is not demonstrated, a further site assessment may be organised following a period of supervised work to gain experience with further portfolio’s being submitted in support. Course attendance does not guarantee a FASET CSCS card.

To renew a card, the individual will undertake re-training to ensure their skills are up to date, and then the GSA-2 assessment to prove theoretical knowledge and practical skills. If they are successful, they are eligible to renew their FASET CSCS card. If not, further training and practical evidence will be required, along with a further re-assessment.


Courses start at 08:00am and may run all day.

For a maximum of 4 candidates per course. Refreshments and a reference manual are provided.

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For more information about this course including upcoming course dates and bookings, contact our training team.

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