Working at Height Course


Working at height can expose workers to particularly severe health and safety risks, and continues to be a major cause of death and serious injury.

Employers have a duty to protect anyone who might be exposed to these risks by ensuring that any form of working at height is planned, supervised and carried out safely.

On completion of the Working at Height course, delegates will have the ability to assess the risks and requirements needed for safely working at height.

Who Should Attend?

This basic working at height health and safety training course is specifically designed for anyone whose job requires them to work at height, and which involves them using the necessary height safety equipment to do this work safely.

This course can also benefit the supervisor responsible for those working at height and looking for a basic understanding to better appreciate the activity to control the process safely.

Course Content

  • Working at height legislation and guidance
  • A working at height risk assessment
  • Hierarchy of controls
  • Working at height equipment
  • Safe use of ladders and step ladders
  • Working at height rescue (overview)
  • Inspecting and wearing PPE

Course Material

Each delegate will be issued with a workbook to assist them both during and after the course, which will contain information, guidance and forms to assist delegates.

The Working at Height course is designed to be interactive, allowing delegates the opportunity to develop their skills with the support of the course tutor.

Course Tutor

Our health and safety trainers are qualified and experienced professionals with an appropriate background in managing working at height risks.

All consultants are experienced in delivering engaging health and safety training, and hold professional membership of the chartered Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) as well as a professional training qualification such as PTLLS.

Course Duration

The Working at Height course is delivered over half a day. This enables the course to be provided to two different groups on one day, meaning that not all of your staff need to be away from the workplace at the same time.


Delegates will be awarded a certificate of attendance upon successful completion of the course.

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This course is primarily delivered in-house at your premises. The course content can be tailored to your specific requirements, taking into account the specific dangers and working practices of your particular company and industry. It can also be combined with one or more other courses to create a truly bespoke training programme for your employees.

For more information please call 0115 984 9940 or send us an online contact form with a description of your training requirements by clicking the button below.

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