Working at Height Training Course
Our online Working at Height Training course will provide the user with the knowledge required to safely working at height whether that be at home or in a workplace.
Employers must ensure all employees who conduct working at height activity of some are competent to do so, as stated in Regulation 5 of the Working at Height Regulations 2005.
Falls from a height is one of the three most common causes of fatalities at work. A ‘height’ need not be above the ground; it could be depth, and falls in excavations or cellars can also be very serious. 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.
- Helps you comply with the Working at Height Regulations 2005
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Assured by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 90 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online Working at Height Training for?
This online course is for anyone 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. Job roles that require this training may include but are not limited to: Gutter cleaning, putting up displays, window cleaning and many more.
Working at Height Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This training course and it's content has also been assured by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Working at Height Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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The aim of this course is to give you the relevant level of knowledge and understanding required to work in a safe manner where tasks involve working at height.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Explain ‘Working at Height’
- Know the Responsibilties, considerations and precautions
- Know the safety measures and what protective equipment to be used
- Write an effective 5-step risk assessment
- List factors included in a ladder safety checklist
- Inspect working areas, what dangers to consider and site security
- Explain who is the duty holder
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
An introduction to working at height
This section works as an introduction to the course assessment.
Module 1 - Working Responsibly
This section covers working at height responsibly, considerations and precautions as well as CDM Regulations 2015.
Module 2 - Hazards and Risks
This sections includes what the 5-steps of risk assessments and what is on the HSE inspection checklist.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 30 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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