Working At Heights Awareness

Scaffolding and Working at Heights Courses

Working At Height AwarenessAnybody working at height must comply with the Working at Height Regulations 2005. It is advised that employees must avert from working at heights a much as feasible but in the occasion employees need to be taught how to work safely and prevent from falling. If you are deemed to be working at a distance in which a fall could prove to cause personal injury, you are working at height.

How long is the Working at Heights course?
Three hours

Who should attend the Working at Heights course?
The course is suitable for people in a range of industries, not just scaffolding and construction: people in the emergency services, military, maintenance, and even stage and theatre would be relevant delegates to attend. If you work in conditions in which you use harnesses, ladders or fall arrest apparatus, this course is suitable for you.

ATO Logo We ClaimIs the Working at Heights course accredited?
3B Training accredited

When does my Working at Heights certificate expire?
Three years

Is this course CITB Grant claimable?
You can claim up to £30 as long as you provide us with your CITB Levy number either at the time of booking or on the day of the course.

Course Objectives

On completion of the training delegates will:

  • Understand related legislation
  • Have a greater knowledge of the roles, duties and responsibilities of those working at heights, as well as those working alongside them
  • Have a better understanding of the associated and relevant safety equipment

Course Content

This course will cover the following topics:

  • An introduction to working at heights
  • The legislation surrounding working at heights
  • The duties of an employer and employee whilst working at height
  • Risk assessments and planning
  • Roof access
  • Avoidance of a fall
  • Using ladders and step ladders
  • Scaffolding
  • Lifting devices

What is Required to Pass the Working at Heights Course

Delegates will be assessed through a short assessment paper at the end of the course.

Further Development

This course is part of our short course package. The short course days include three, three-hour short courses. You can attend whichever course you would like, and as many as you want during the day. The advantage of the package is that the more you book, the more you save.

Next Available Courses

Location: Preston

Date: 30 Sep 2019

£70.00 + VAT

Location: Tamworth

Date: 01 Oct 2019

£70.00 + VAT

Location: Wigan

Date: 11 Oct 2019

£70.00 + VAT

Location: Basildon

Date: 11 Oct 2019

£75.00 + VAT

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