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Working at Height

Falls from height are the most common cause of fatalities in the workplace. This working at height course will enable employers and employees to reduce and control the risks associated when working at height.

This working at height course explores the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and other legislative requirements. It covers hazards and risks, completing a risk assessment and control measures to reduce risks. It will enable the learner to increase their understanding and confidence when working at height.

Lesson 1 – An introduction to working at height

Lesson 2 – Legislation and responsibilities

Lesson 3 – How to undertake a risk assessment

Lesson 4 – Types of equipment and safe usage

lesson 5 – Safe use of ladders and maintenance

Lesson 6 – PPE and emergency response procedures

CPD certified – Cost: £15 pp + VAT (£18)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 2 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required

Certificate: Self print CPD certified certificate

Recognition: CPD certified by the CPD certification service

Payment: Pay online

Formal accreditation option – Cost: £40 pp + VAT (£48)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 3.5 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required. In addition learners must submit their learner file to their course tutor.

Certificate: Open College Network West Midlands certificate will be sent recorded delivery

Recognition: Formally accredited through Open College Network West Midlands – 1 credit

Payment: Pay online

In house/classroom version – Cost: (+ VAT) + travel

Course duration: 1 day (6 hours) for up to 15 learners

Place of study: Venue of your choice

Support: Your trainer will answer any questions on the day, email support for the following week.

Assessment: Targeted questions throughout the day. If formal accreditation is requested learners will submit their learner file.

Certificate: CPD certificate on the day. If formal accreditation is requested the certificates take approx. 1 – 2 weeks.

Recognition: You can choose between CPD certified or a formally recognised accreditation (Formal accreditation incurs an additional cost of £20 pp)

Payment: Contact us to arrange your training day and payment

Learning outcomes

Course code: TBC      Level: 2           Credits: 1

1. Understand the reasons for safety when working at heights

2. Understand how working at height risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety.

3. Understand how to reduce and control risks when working at height

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Working at height

E-learning has revolutionised how individuals (personally and in business) learn. There are a number of reasons why people gravitate towards e-learning programs, including:

  • Immediate access, no waiting times (on-demand availability)
  • Anytime, anywhere mobile learning – desktop, laptop or tablet (mobility)
  • Self-paced, interactive and more engaging learning (learner perspective)
  • Less disruptive delivery (in contrast to classroom)
  • Cost-effectiveness (particularly when reaching out to a large audience)
  • Consistency of message and easy updating of content
  • Easy tracking of learner progress and completion (business perspective)
  • Lower carbon footprint.

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