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Online Working At Height Training Course

Online Work At Height Training
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This online Working at Height Training Course is designed to give workers an appropriate knowledge of the risks surrounding working at height, an overview of the work at height equipment that can be used and information on how to undergo a risk assessment.

The course has been developed by a British Safety Council member with over 30 years professional experience in health and safety management.

  • Ensures compliance with the Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Developed by Health & Safety Professionals
  • CPD and RoSPA Accredited Course
  • High Quality Training Experience
  • Fully Online Course, Instant Access
  • High Quality Certificate posted the next working day

Who Should Take This Working at Heights Course?

Anyone who works at height in any place, including a place at or below ground level, is required to undertake training to prove that they are competent and safe in their work.

It is the employer’s duty to ensure that this training is provided: Regulation 5 of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 states that employers must ensure all employees engaged in any work at height activity must be competent to do so. This includes, but is not limited to, professions such as:

  • Roof workers
  • Tower climbing
  • Solar panel and glass/glazing installation
  • Telecommunications maintenance
  • Window cleaning
  • Gutter cleaning
  • Putting up displays
  • Excavating
  • Shelf stacking
  • Unloading and loading a vehicle
  • Machine maintenance

Do You Comply With The Work At Height Regulations?

This Work at Height Training Course ensures employees comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005, which state that all employees must receive a qualification to ‘prove ability and competence’.

The Work at Height Regulations 2005 came into force on 6 April 2005. These Regulations replace all earlier regulations about working at height, and implement the European Council Directive 2001/45/EC which specifies minimum safety and health requirements for the use of equipment for work at height.

The main duties under the Work at Height Regulations 2005 are:

  • All work at height is to be properly planned and organised.
  • The risks of working at height must be assessed to ensure appropriate work equipment is selected and used.
  • Employers must ensure that all their workers are trained and competent before beginning any work at height and safe systems of work must be in place.
  • Employees must follow any safety training and instructions given to them.


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On successful completion of the course a high quality, personalised certificate will be posted to you the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

All of our training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This course is also accredited by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, as providing quality and content-approved training.

Aims of the Training

  • To identify the factors involved in the assessment and control of the risks associated with working at heights.
  • To provide an understanding of how to apply the hierarchy of control measures to work at height.
  • To provide an understanding of employer and employee duties in ensuring safe work at height procedures.
  • To identify suitable equipment to minimise or eliminate the risk of falls from height.

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The course is divided into four accessible, interactive modules and also includes an assessment at the end.

  • Introduction to Working at Height - working at height legislation and employer and employee duties.
  • Assessing the Risk - how to assess the risk of working at height and assess whether working at height be avoided.
  • Selecting Work Equipment - key factors in selecting work equipment and the different types of work equipment available.
  • Risk Reduction and Control Methods - training, communication and housekeeping.
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Course Structure

This course is an interactive, online format. It is fully animated with high quality graphics and a full audio voice over.


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 75%. The answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.


It takes approximately 45 minutes to complete the course in full. This can be spread out over multiple sessions or completed in a single session. There is no time limit for completion.

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