Working at height training

Working at Height training

Understand your obligations under the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and how to deliver safer practices for all your colleagues and employees with this 100% online working at height training.

Working at height training, whether it be on platforms, ladders, scaffolds, stages or alongside deep trenches, carries with it inherent dangers.

By completing this awareness course, you will develop an overall awareness of some of the key risks and safety issues – and how to mitigate and reduce them.

This course is one of a range of online workplace safety courses that we offer.

Is this the right Working at Height training for you?

Working at Height training is designed for business owners, managers and supervisors whose employees regularly work at height.

It is also ideal for the individual employees and teams who work at height.

However, those who work at height are also likely to need further practical training to fully understand the best practices that will ensure their ongoing safety.

Working at Height training: what is covered?

Students enrolling on this Working at Height training course will complete 11 modules during their study programme.

Following an introduction to working at height, the next four modules will take a broad look at the inherent dangers of working at height (“it’s not how far you climb, but how far you can fall”) and the regulations surrounding such activity.

Students will also develop a fuller understanding of the legal responsibilities of both duty holders and employers.

Module six covers the hierarchy of control, and how it helps to minimise risk and enhance safe working practices.

The importance of avoiding working at height is covered next, alongside how to prevent the risk of falls and minimise the consequences of any such falls.

Finally, students will cover risk assessment, getting some of the theoretical knowledge needed to conduct thorough risk assessments, before an overall course summary completes the training.

Modules included in the training

Module 1        Introducing Work at Height

Module 2        The Dangers of Work at Height

Module 3        The Work at Height Regulations

Module 4        Summary of Duty Holder’s Responsibilities

Module 5        Employer’s Responsibilities

Module 6        The Hierarchy of Control

Module 7        Avoiding Work at Height Wherever Possible

Module 8        Prevent Risk of Falls

Module 9        Minimise Consequences

Module 10     The Risk Assessment

Module 11     Course Summary

How long will it take to complete this Working at Height training and how will I be assessed?

On average, this course is completed in just 105 minutes.

At well under two hours, this online programme is suitable to be incorporated within a single working day.

The course is delivered entirely online. All you need is a device and an internet connection.

At the end of each of the 11 training course modules, you face a multiple choice test.

You must score at least 70% in each test to pass the course.

Which bodies recognise this course?

This training programme for working at height is approved by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

This indicates the quality of the course material and its suitability for all managers and practitioners who have professional working at height duties.

Course: Working at Height training

Accreditations and approvals: RoSPA
Course time: 105 minutes
Assessment method: Multiple choice test

Pass mark: 70% in each module

Cost: £35 + VAT for the Working at Height training course  UK

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