Working At Height

Principles and equipment used while working at height including ladders safety, harness awareness and fall arrest systems.

Course information

Key learnings


Classroom instruction on the following:

  • Current Legislation
  • Hierarchy of Risk
  • User requirements when working on scaffolding
  • Use of Work Platforms & MEWP’s
  • Anchor selection
  • Fall Arrest, work restraint, work positioning
  • Personal Fall Protection Equipment
  • Ladders, Stepladders and Hop-ups
  • Working on roofs
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Fragile Surfaces
  • Rescue overview
  • Risk Assessment Principles


This one-day course introduces the principles and equipment involved in working at height and, through a combination of classroom and practical demonstrations, the process of a safe and systematic approach to working at height operations. This course will benefit all personnel that conduct operations that involve working at height.

Additional information

All delegates will participate in practical exercises involving pre & post-use inspection and the safe use of a variety of working at height equipment.

The course involves climbing ladders and using working at height equipment, therefore delegates should be physically fit to carry out the practical exercises.

This course is provided in accordance with BSI 8454:2006

Course duration

One Day Course

Course dates

Specific Date

Course type

In person

Course provider

Evolve Training

Approved Training Provider

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Working At Height