The instructor must be able to satisfy nearly all of the learning needs of each participant.

This is only possible in a reasonably-sized group.

According to experience this means a group of no more than 6-8 people.


  • An appropriate training for people with limited experience should last a full work day. This should include training in a standard rescue technique from above with a rescue apparatus.
  • Specialized rescue techniques require additional training sessions.

Increasingly, companies are realizing the need to train their employees for working at height. Especially concerning the use of personal safety equipment.

Vergl. VUV Art. 5 & 8