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Working at Height Course

Our Working at Height course will provide the user the knowledge required to safely work at a height whether that be at home or in a work place.

Falls from height is one of three most common causes of fatalities at work. A ‘height’ need not be above the ground, it could be a depth, and falls in excavations or cellars can also be very serious.

This course explains the steps any ‘responsible person’ must undertake if their work schedule requires them, or others, under their control to work at height. This may involve ladders, step ladders or other devices. It is extremely important that correct planning is carried out and risk assessments are completed before any work is undertaken. This is an important course for all who are responsible for work being carried out at height or for those who themselves work at height.

Who is this Working at Heights Course for?

This course is for anyone who is responsible for those who work at height, or those who themselves work at height. This knowledge is equally relevant to those who carry out DIY at home.

Course aim

The aim of this Online Working at Height Training course is to give you the relevant level of knowledge and understanding required in order to work in a safe manner where tasks involve working at a height.

Working at Heights Course content

  • Regulations
  • Workplace Statistics Relating to Injuries and Deaths
  • Explaining 'Working from Height'
  • CDM Regulations 2015
  • The Duty Holder
  • Responsibilities
  • Planning Work
  • Training
  • Safety Measures
  • Inspections
  • Dangers to consider
  • Falling objects
  • 5 Steps of a risk assessment
  • Identifying 'hazards' and 'risks'
  • Ladder safety and safety equipment
  • Ladders/step ladders inspection check list
  • Scaffolding safety
  • Scissor Lifts safety
  • MEWP's (mobile elevating work platforms) safety

Course duration

The average time required to complete the learning is approximately 2 hours, however the course is designed to go at the pace of the learner and can be completed in more time if needed.


The online assessment for the course consists of 30 multiple choice questions. In order to be successful, candidates must achieve a 75% (23) or above pass mark to obtain the certificate.

Working at Height Certification

On successful completion of the course assessment, the candidate will be able to print/save their working at height certificate. In addition to this, an e.mail is sent to the candidate containing a link to the certificate. This is the simplest, most convenient way to achieve compliance. Also, a QR code has been added to the certificate, which can be scanned by a smartphone to establish the certificate’s validity.

£25.00 + VAT per person

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