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Working at Height Training Course

The Work at Height Regulations 2005 are in place to prevent death and injury caused by falls from height. As an employer with staff who work from heights, these regulations apply to you. Enrol your staff on our Working at Heights course and ensure they have the necessary skills and knowledge.

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About this Working at Height Awareness Training Course

The Work at Height Regulations 2005 legislation is designed to ensure that people don’t get hurt in the workplace. If you employ anyone who works from height at any time, this legislation applies to you. Training for working at height will teach your employees to properly use equipment to prevent injuries which will lead to your business losing money paying for time off.

This online Working at Heights training course covers what workers need to be aware of and work in line with legislation, when to appropriately use work equipment, and how to use ladders safely to reduce the risk of falls from heights. Upon successful completion, learners will gain an instant Working at Heights Awareness certificate.

clock (4) Duration Depending on the delivery method, it takes between 1-2 hours to complete this Working at Height training course and gain your certificate.
Entry & Level Entry & Level There are no barriers to entry on this Working at Heights course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all.
certificate (2) Certification On completion of this online Working at Height training course, either download your certificate or access it later online.
Accreditations Accreditations This Working at Heights course is CPD accredited. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


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Working at Height Awareness Training Course Outline

The aim of this Working at Heights course is to increase your knowledge of working at heights and safety, as well as the relevant legislation.

The key points covered in this course are:

  • Defining working at height
  • Legislation
  • PPE use
  • Ladder safety

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Working at Height Awareness Training Course Learning Outcomes

On completion of this online Working at Height course, learners should know and understand the following:
  • Defining working at height
    Understand what it means to work at height
  • Legislation
    Be aware of and work in line with relevant legislation
  • PPE
    Cite examples of work equipment and be aware of when use is appropriate
  • Ladder safety
    Understand how to use ladders safely
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Frequently Asked Questions

Ensuring the health and safety of staff is essential when working at height. Here are some of the most asked questions that are put to our specialists.

What is working at height? Work at height is defined as work anywhere that somebody could fall a distance likely to injure them.
What is classed as working at height? Falling from one level to a lower level is classified as a fall from height. Therefore, working at height involves work from above ground or floor level, including work where you could fall from an edge or fragile surface, and through an opening or hole in the floor.
Who needs working at heights training? To comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005, anyone working at height needs to be able to prove they can competently and safely work at height. Therefore, people working at height, as well as employers and people who control work at height, should complete a working at height course.
What are the most common causes of accidents when working at height? High-risk work at height includes working on roofs, falls through or from a fragile roof which can be fatal. Parts or types of roof that may be fragile include: slates; tiles; roof lights; corroded metal sheets; glass; and rotted chipboard.




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Working at Height Awareness Training Course Delivery Methods

Our Working at Height Awareness training courses are available 24/7, anytime, anywhere. Perfect for staff with busy schedules or difficult shift patterns.

• Study when you want
• Track staff progress 
• Study anywhere you want on any device 

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Just follow these four simple steps, sit back, relax and let us do the hard work for you and your team.

Book A Course Book this Working at Height Awareness course by calling us or sending us a message.
Login Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff.
Complete Course Complete the Working at Height training course you purchased in the delivery method you chose.
Become Certified Great! Now you're certified and can download the Working at Height Awareness certificate from the portal.

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