Working at Heights Course – IOSH Approved

This Working at Heights certificate online course presents 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.

This 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 IOSH approved certificate, you will enhance your CV and make yourself stand out to employers.

Course Contents

This online training course is made up of a series of learning activities:

  • RIDDOR reporting
  • Statistics
  • Regulations
  • Responsibilities of individual’ employers, employees and the self-employed
  • Duty holders
  • Working at height risk assessments – the 5 stages of risk assessment
  • 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.

Assessment and Certification

This course is assessed with a 30 question multiple choice test. There is a 75% pass mark, and you can retake the test once.

When you pass your test you will receive a certificate which can you print off or save. This certificate contains a QR code which you can use to verify the validity of your IOSH-accredited Working at Heights Certificate.

£30 including VAT

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This online training course is in the categories of: City & Guilds Courses, Compliance, Health and Safety, Health and Safety Courses, IOSH Courses, Train4Academy Courses