Working at Height Course

Studying the Working at Height course online is an easy and affordable way of training yourself, or your staff, in staying safe at work and ensuring legal compliance with the latest industry regulations.

Working at height is an essential activity for any organisation in which objects or places must be accessed via ladders, step-ladders, ropes etc. Working at heights can be an extremely dangerous business – one in three fatalities in the workplace are caused by falling from a height. This course will teach you how to act in a safe and responsible manner whilst working at height, and help to prevent such accidents.

The Working at Height course will teach you about the appropriate behaviour, risk assessment and planning involved in working safely at heights.

This course is also ideal for anyone who is seeking employment that may require working at heights. By taking this course and acquiring the Virtual College certificate, you will enhance your CV and make yourself stand out to employers.

Course Contents

This online training course is made of of modules that cover important current topics, such as:

  • Statistics
  • Regulations
  • Responsibilities of individual’ employers, employees and the self-employed
  • Duty holders
  • Planning the work
  • Weather, training and ensuring the place is safe
  • Equipment
  • Collective protection
  • Inspections
  • Fragile surfaces
  • Falling objects
  • Ladders and stepladders
  • Ladder safety checks
  • Step ladders
  • Correct use of scaffolding
  • Sloping roofs
  • Lifting devices

You can take this course entirely at your own pace, although we recommend that it takes about 2 hours.

This course is CPD Certified

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