Scaffolding and Working at Heights Courses

Working At Heights Awareness Course

Working At Heights Awareness will teach you the correct procedures when working at height to comply with the Working at Height Regulations 2005. You will also learn about common hazards and the requirements you must follow when working from height. The skills that you gain will help you to protect yourself and others from potentially fatal accidents.

  • Learn all you need to know in just three hours.
  • Work in compliance with the Working at Height Regs 2005.
  • Understand how to work safely at height.
  • We can deliver this course in-house.
  • Valid for three years.
Working at Height Awareness Course

Working At Heights Awareness 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

On completion of the training, you will:

  • Understand related legislation
  • Gain 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


The tutor will assess your knowledge through a short multiple-choice paper at the end of the course.

How long is the Working at Heights Awareness course?

We deliver the course over approximately three hours.

The short duration allows you to be as productive as possible and qualify quickly.

Why should I take this course?

Anybody working at height must comply with the Working at Height Regulations 2005. This course will help you to understand the regulations so that you can work in line with them. Companies seen dangerously working at height can face serious legal repercussions and bad press.

Although the regulations advise that you must avert from working at heights as much as feasible, you need to know how to conduct work safely when you do. Falls from height can be very dangerous, leading to potentially life-changing injuries and even death.

Working At Heights Awareness entry requirements

There are no formal requirements for this course.

We also ask that you have a good level of speaking and understanding English. 

To stay safe and work in line with legislation, you need to follow the course content fully.

Is this course accredited?

Yes, 3B Training accredit this course.

We work hard on reviewing and developing our course content so that the content is as up to date and helpful as possible.

Where can I take this course?

This course can be delivered in the classroom and via Online Learning.

In-house Courses

We can arrange Working at Heights Awareness as an in-house course specifically for your company at one of our training venues or a venue of your choosing.

If you have a large group of operatives who need the training, we can tailor the course to be relevant to your company. The social format will help to encourage conversation about your company’s internal processes.

We price each course individually per enquiry. The price we provide will vary depending on the venue, the equipment needed and the delegate numbers. Fill in the in-house enquiry form for a quote.

Is this course CITB Grant claimable?

Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim for each delegate who successfully pass this course.

You can find the list of short courses and the grant amounts you can claim here: CITB Grant Value for Short Courses


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