Falling Supervisor Training

Participants will learn about the roles and responsibilities of a falling supervisor, and will become familiar with processes used by a falling supervisor to support their due diligence.

This course is for falling supervisors and for individuals who oversee falling activities. Falling experience, or a broad understanding of falling hazards and the means to control them, is recommended.

This course is available in English only. Participants will receive a record of completion.

This course is one of the prerequisites for falling supervisor certification.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of Qualified Assistance, Falling Safety Plans and the Emergency Response Plan (ERP)
  • Conduct meaningful faller inspections using the BC Faller Training Standard
  • Describe the skills important in managing fallers and falling crews
  • Understand the differences between:
    • Certified and Qualified
    • Certified Falling Supervisors and Qualified Falling Supervisors

Course Outline

Duration & Delivery

Falling Supervisor training consists of 12 hours of online training followed by 4 consecutive days of in-person training (2 days in class, and 2 field days in a block-type setting).

IMPORTANT: Access to the online training opens 3 weeks before the start of the in-person training. It must be completed at least 1 week prior to the start of the in-person training. Participants cannot attend the in-person session if the online training has not been completed!

Session Dates & Locations

  • October 22-25, 2024 - Nelson
  • November 12-15, 2024 - Campbell River

This course can also be delivered by request. Click here to learn more.

Additional Information

For field activities be sure to bring:

  • Seasonal weather-appropriate clothing & protection (ie - sunscreen, bug repellant)
  • Caulk boots
  • Hardhat, hearing and eye protection
  • Hi-vis
  • Tape measure, and
  • Your thermos.


$1,785.00 (includes 5% GST). Refreshments and lunch are included.


Submit a completed enrollment form and course fee.

Enrollments are typically processed within 3 days.

Note: If there are not enough enrollments 3 weeks prior to the starting date, the course will be cancelled. Please enrol early to ensure your seat.