Course Overview

This course will build knowledge to learners to be able to work in a safe manner at height, this is in line with the legal duties and information implemented by both site requirements and companies. 

What you'll learn?

  • Essential information on managing and carrying out work at height
  • Risk assessment and planning
  • Selection of appropriate access equipment
  • Hierarchy of risk controls
  • Identification of danger areas and rescue requirements
  • Using ladders and step ladders
  • Lifting devices
  • Gain knowledge of the legislation surrounding working at heights
  • Opportunity to see real-life case studies of good and bad practice

Who Should Attend?

Working at heights awareness training is for any people who intend in working in high risk areas exposed by height. Training on this course will offer a greater understanding of working at height regulations to avoid injuries or accidents. Suitable for labourers, supervisors and managers taking on roles at height. During the training, content will cover height hazards and various methods to control working at height. This course also reaches other sectors such as military and theatre.

Entry Requirements

Learners need not have any pre-requisite knowledge or qualification to enrol for this course. However, they should be 16 years old or above. Work at Height Regulations places a duty on employers, managers, self-employed people, operatives and anyone supervising staff for working at heights where the risk of a fall is liable to cause personal injury.


At the end of the course, learners will be accessed through an short assessment paper and who successfully completes the course will be awarded a certificate of instruction which is valid for 3 years.

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