Course Overview Course Elements

This course is designed for candidates who are actively involved in Working at Height and also management and supervisory roles to ensure compliance with working at regulations.

It provides an outline of the legislation, equipment standards, the process of a safe and systematic approach to working at height, detailed knowledge of the hierarchy of risk selection of working at height methods and work at height supervision.

Training is given in the correct practical use of PPE along with theoretical knowledge and intended purpose. 

  • Course Objectives: ½ day classroom theory and presentation and ½ day practical demonstrations. Candidates will be assessed by means of multiple choice question paper.
  • Introduction
  • Legislation
  • Hierarchy of Risk
  • Ladders
  • Scaffold Towers
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP’s)
  • Personal Fall Protection Systems
  • Fall Arrest
  • Personal Fall Protection Equipment
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Organisation and Planning
  • Risk Assessment
  • Rescue and Emergency Planning
  • Demonstration and Inspection of Equipment
  • WAH Risk Assessment Exercises
  • Practical Exercises and Demonstrations -
  • Ladder Selection and Inspection
  • Ladder Use and Safety
  • Donning/Doffing Equipment
  • Anchor Point Selection
  • Simple Ascending/Descending
  • Traversing
  • Access from Above and Below
  • Passing Obstacles
  • Work Positioning Techniques
  • Simple Rescue Techniques
1 day
Course Duration
Max Participants

The Candidate must:

  • attend the entire course
  • adhere to course content and demonstrate the required practical application techniques

Certificates awarded after successful completion of the course will be valid for a three year period after which recertification must take place.