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Work at Height

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Falls from height are the most common cause of workforce fatalities, accounting for nearly 30% of fatal injuries to workers (and about half of fatalities are in the construction sector).

This ½ day course is suitable for roof workers, scaffolders, steel workers, powered access operators and all persons required to work at heights.

Course Content

• Current Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height • Risk assessment Principles • Hierarchy of Risk • Correct use and management of equipment • User requirements when working on scaffolding • Use of Work Platforms • Anchor point selection • Fall Arrest, work restraint, work positioning • Personal Fall Protection Equipment • Ladders and Steps • Equipment Inspection • Rescue overview

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On successful completion, delegates will receive an MG Scotland Certificate of Competence.


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Working at Height


Any member of staff who is involved in working at height

To enable delegates to have essential knowledge and understanding of current Legislation Regulations and approved codes of practice to effectively comply with their duties under the work at height

The competent person Health & Safety Legislation Work at Height Regulations Guidance on working at height Details on industry training bodies

A written examination along with a practical examination will be required to pass this course

An In-House Certificate of training will be issued

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Falls from height remain the single biggest cause of workplace deaths and one of the main causes of major injury. This safety training course is for employers, the self-employed and anyone who works at height. It will help you to comply with 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.

Duration : 3 hours

  • Work place statistics
  • Legislation
  • Control methods
  • Responsibilities
  • Ladder safety
  • Tower scaffolds
  • Inspections
  • Do’s & Dont’s

On completion candidates will receive an information handout as well as a certificate of attendance.

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Working At Height Training | Health And Safety - in Glasgow


  • Learn the proper use of protective equipment for Working at Height.
  • Become familiar with the requirement of PPE for Working at Height.
  • Understand what working conditions increase the risk of falling from a height.

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  • Who it’s for
  • What’s included
  • Why choose this course

Working at Height Training ​Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Work at Height

  • How is Work at Height Defined?
  • Legislation
  • What Working Conditions Increase the Risk of Falling from Height?
  • Do's and Don'ts of Working at Height

Module 2: Risks of Working at Height

  • Risks and Hazards While Working at Height
  • Working at Height Risk Assessment

Module 3: Fall Protection

  • What is Fall Arrest and How Does it Work?
  • Fall Protection Equipment or System Types

Module 4: Requirement of PPE for Working at Heights

  • Working at Height PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Head Protection for Working at Height

Module 5: Working at Height – Emergency Rescue Plan

  • Risk Assessment
  • PPE During Fall
  • Rescue Procedure
  • Rescue Equipment
  • Who Needs to Be Called?
  • Prolonged Suspension
  • Medical Assistance
  • Rescue Equipment Maintenance
  • Rescue Training

Module 6: Safety Tips for Working at Heights

  • Selecting the Proper PPE
  • Ensure Proper Use of Lifts
  • Use Ladders Properly
  • Know When and What Type of Fall Protection is Required
  • Avoid Working in Bad Weather Conditions
  • Ensure Proper Training

Who should attend this Working at Height Training Course?

The Working at Height Training Course is designed for individuals whose job responsibilities involve working at elevated heights. This course aims to educate participants on the risks of working at heights and how to implement safety practices to prevent accidents and injuries. A variety of professionals can benefit from this course, such as:

  • Construction Workers
  • Roofing Contractors
  • Maintenance and Repair Workers
  • Telecom Tower Workers
  • Firefighters and Rescue Workers
  • Industrial Painters
  • Scaffolders

Prerequisites of the Working at Height Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Working at Height Training Course.

Working at Height Training ​Course Overview

Working at Height refers to any place (excluding permanent stairs at workplaces) where a person could be injured if they fell from it, whether above or below ground level. The common causes of Working at Height include fall from ladders, roofs, through fragile surfaces, etc. Anyone who manages work at height can be held responsible and liable for faulty equipment and accidents due to height related work. That is why protecting personnel Working at Height using adequate precautions and measures is necessary for employers. This training helps organisations and professionals to efficiently identify working at height risks and diminish the risk of severe injuries. Pursuing this training course will help learners climb the ladder of success in terms of value and career opportunities.

This 1-day Working at Height Training course covers all the essential topics by which delegates will become familiar with the risks and hazards of Working at Height. During this training, they will learn about safety tips for working at heights. They will also learn about types of fall protection equipment, fall protection system types, rescue procedure, rescue equipment, use ladders properly, and many more. Our highly professional trainer with years of experience in teaching such courses will conduct this course and help delegates get a comprehensive understanding of working cautiously at height with all safety measures.

This training will cover various essential topics, such as: 

  • Fall protection system types
  • Hazards while working at height
  • PPE during fall
  • Medical assistance

After attending the Working at Height Training course, delegates will be able to protect their co-workers while Working at Height effectively. They will also be able to make a rescue plan for emergencies and handle working at height risks.

Delegates can also choose our other popular courses like Manual Handling at Work , Health and Safety in the Workplace , and more from our Health & Safety in the Workplace Training section to ensure a safe and healthy workplace.

What’s included in this Working at Height Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors      
  • Working at Height Training Certificate       
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

Our glasgow venue.

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

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To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

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This location has full video conferencing equipment.

Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and is the third largest city in the UK. The population of Glasgow is around 600,000 inhabitants. Glasgow is now considered the largest seaport in Britain. Glasgow is well known for its higher education facilities and has four universities within 10 miles of the city centre. The four main universities in Glasgow are the University of Glasgow, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Caledonian University and University of the West of Scotland. There are also a few colleges and higher education facilities in Glasgow such as; the City of Glasgow College, Glasgow Clyde College and Glasgow Kelvin College. The Higher education facilities include Jordanhill Teacher Training College, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Glasgow School of Art. The University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest University in the UK. It was founded in 1451. Glasgow originally only educated wealthy students but has however become a pioneer in higher education. Glasgow offered studies to the wealthy in Law, Medicine, Civil Servicing, Teaching and Church Studies. The University of Glasgow currently offers degrees in Arts, Humanities, Modern Languages, Sciences, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Engineering and Social Sciences. The University of Glasgow had some notable alumni such as Lady Hazel Cosgrove who became the first woman to be appointed as a permanent seat as a judge in the Court of Session. The University of Strathclyde is another major university in Glasgow. It was established in 1796 and is the third largest university in Scotland with around 20,000 students in attendance. The University offers various degrees in areas such as Engineering, Architecture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Education, Law, Psychology and Economics. The University of Strathclyde also has many notable alumni and academics such as Jim McColl who is the richest man in Scotland, Henry Faulds who founded fingerprint identification and John Logie Baird who invented the world’s first working television. The Glasgow Caledonian University is another university located in Glasgow. It has roots tracing back to 1875 but was formally established in 1993. Glasgow Caledonian has around 18,000 students in attendance and is one of Scotland’s Largest Universities. Glasgow Caledonian is ranked among the UK’s top 10 universities. Glasgow Caledonian has many notable alumni, such as Gordon Brown and Neil Buchanan.  Popular searched areas in and around Glasgow include:-

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Level 2: Working at Height

Level 2 award in working at height, the qa level 2 award in working at height (rqf) is a 3 hour course which is ideal for those who work, or are aspiring to work in environments that involve safe working at height, such as building and construction workers, agricultural workers, factory and warehouse workers, forestry workers and more..

During this 3 hour course, Learners will develop a basic awareness of working at height, focusing on key principles such as: safety considerations, legal obligations, hierarchy of control measures, reporting procedures for defective equipment and much more.

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Pre requisites:, validity of award:, length of course:, course information:.

  • Legislation, regulations, roles and responsibilities when working at height.
  • The consequences of non-compliance.
  • Safe working practices when working at height
  • Weather conditions
  • Working environments
  • Others working at height
  • Falling objects
  • Fragile surfaces
  • Importance of risk assessments
  • Rescue plan requirements
  • Selecting appropriate equipment
  • Identifying safety precautions when using equipment
  • Reporting procedures when equipment is faulty

Assessment Criteria:

  • Continual assessment by tutor
  • Complete a multiple-choice question paper with a pass mark of 10/15.


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