Basic Work at Height Training

The Work at Height Regulations 2005 as amended by the Work at Height (Amendment) Regulations 2007. The regulations apply to all work at height where there is a risk of a fall liable to cause personal injury.

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Short course


0.5 Days


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The aim of this course is to keep it simple and real, while all the key subject areas are covered of how to work safely at height.

The course concentrates on what the delegate really needs to know for the type of the work being done, for specific applications and work locations.

All delegates will have the ability to assess the risks and requirements needed for safely working at height in their scope of work. They will also be able to use their job specific fall protection equipment with a high level of efficiency and confidence, as well as have the practical ability to utilise all equipment provided, correctly and safely.
Course overview:

  • introduction,
  • legislation and legal obligations,
  • Work at Height Regulations,
  • hierarchy of risk control,
  • risk assessment
  • task analysis,
  • safe use of access equipment:
    • ladders and step ladders,
    • scaffolds, and
    • basic MEWPS awareness.
  • roof work,
  • activity, and

All delegates receive an information pack and a certificate of completion.

Entry Requirements

To join this course please contact our Employer Engagement Team via phone on 0800 781 3020 or email on

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