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About our Working at Height Course

Our entry-level Working at Height online training course looks at the dangers of carrying out tasks where the risk of a fall exists. This Working at Height training assists in complying with the Working at Height 2005 Regulations and gives you an understanding of some of the risks, equipment and issues involved.  Falls from height are the biggest killer in the workplace. With 33,000 injuries a year, and 40 workplace fatalities from falling from height, safe practices are absolutely vital. The course looks at the dangers involved, the consequences of suffering a fall and how to best choose and use appropriate equipment.

Who needs Working at Heights certification ?

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.

Employers must guarantee this training is supplied: The Work at Height regulations 2005 state employers need to make sure employees involved in any work at height are adept.

This certified online training is ideal if you are in a position where you perform work at height activities, such as, but not limited to:

  • Facilities management
  • People that work in property renovation
  • Education
  • Caretakers; general maintenance staff
  • Catering staff
  • Office staff
  • Retail staff
  • Anyone at all whose work could involve using a step, a stepladder, ladder, or working in a position where a fall is possible.

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Our custom team packages allow you to have full access to staff training statistics, as well as the certificates being sent straight to you on completion.

If your job requires you to Work at Height , then you are obligated to undergo Working at Height training in order to remain safe and compliant with legal obligations. Organisations should also provide Working at Height training to ensure that their employees are adequately prepared for any and all risks associated with Working at Height.

Why should you take this Working at Height training course?

Taking a Work at Height safety training course is an important safety measure for anyone who is required to work in hazardous conditions. This course is essential for those who need to be made aware of the serious and often life-threatening risks that come with Work at Height. Not only will the training cover the basics of activity planning and personal protection, it will also provide potential employees with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform their job safely and avoid accidents or injuries.

After completing the training course, learners will understand the importance of using the correct type of equipment, how to properly inspect, select, and install it, as well as how to use fall protection systems.

The training course will also help individuals understand the legal obligations and requirements associated with Work at Heights. By having a comprehensive understanding of all these areas of height awareness, individuals can effectively and confidently perform their duties and ensure the safety of themselves and others.

Is this Working at Height training mandatory?

Yes, as per the working at height regulations 2005, Work at Height training is mandatory for ensuring safety in the workplace. In line with UK occupational health and safety legislation, companies must ensure anyone who works at height should receive adequate and specific training and instruction.

This can cover topics such as identifying at-height risks, using safety harnesses correctly, and learning how to use the correct equipment safely. Working at Height has the potential to cause serious injury or even death, and it is the responsibility of the employer to ensure their staff are fully trained.

Regular refresher training is also recommended for learners, as safety procedures, equipment, and working practices often change. Ultimately, companies should never take unnecessary risks when it comes to safety, which is why professional working at height training is so important.

Who benefits from our online Working at Height course?

Our online Working at Height course is invaluable not only to those with experience in heights, but for those just beginning and even those with no experience. Our course provides all the necessary information to learners, in order to create a safe and secure environment at work with necessary safety procedures, contact points and emergency procedures.

Employers and employees may all benefit from this course – providing a basic understanding of the risks and hazards associated with Work at Heights.

For employers, it ensures their employees are provided with appropriate Health and Safety training, not to mention reduced risk of potential harm to personnel. It also ensures that their employees stick to work at height regulations, inline with HSE.

For employees, the online course ensures that they have the necessary safety knowledge for working in a range of professions that require heights, helping to minimise the risk of personal injury.

How do our online Working at Height courses work?

Our online courses are designed to provide a flexible and convenient learning experience. Here’s how it works:

  • Access the course: Once you’ve registered and enrolled, you will receive instant access to the Working at Height course.
  • Learn at your own pace: Progress through the course modules at a speed that suits you. Pause, rewind, and rewatch the videos as often as needed to fully grasp the content.
  • Complete the assessments: Each section includes a bank of questions. Achieve the required pass mark to unlock the next section.
  • Earn your certificate: Upon successful completion of the course, you can immediately download a unique, personalised, and CPD-endorsed certificate. This certificate serves as proof of your Work at Height knowledge and can be shared with your employer or kept for your records.

When will I receive access to my course?

As soon as you purchase, register and enrol in your Working at Height course, you will gain immediate access. There are no delays or waiting periods, allowing you to start learning right away.

What is covered in this course?

The Work at Height training course content is spread over four sections that touch upon these key topics:

  • Stats and the Law
  • The dangers of working at height
  • Medical descriptions & possible injuries
  • Employer and employee responsibility
  • Risk assessments
  • How to eliminate or reduce / minimise the risk
  • Steps, stepladders and ladders
  • Scaffolding, MEWPS and other equipment.

For assessment, there are 4 banks of questions which learners will need to answer. Achieve the passmark and learners will be able to move onto the next section.

Is this course accredited?

Yes, our Working at Height course is accredited and endorsed by The CPD Certification Service. This accreditation ensures that the course meets high-quality standards and provides valuable continuing professional development (CPD) for participants.

How long does this course take to complete?

Our Working at Height course is designed to be completed in less than one hour. The concise and focused video modules allow you to efficiently absorb the necessary knowledge without sacrificing the quality of the training.

How long do the Working at Height certificates last?

Working at Height certificates last for three years from the date it is issued, provided that the delegate has not disengaged from their duties since the certificate was issued. Certification is based on delegates demonstrating the necessary training, assessment and understanding of the working at height regulations and their implications. It is expected that if a delegate does continue to work in Working at Height environment, that a refresher course be undertaken to ensure competencies remain up to date.

Do I receive a certificate upon completion?

Absolutely! Upon successfully completing our Working at Height training course, you will receive a unique and personalised certificate via email. Alternatively, you’ll have access to your certificate from your LMS Dashboard. This certificate is endorsed by The CPD Certification Service, confirming your achievement and demonstrating your commitment to safety.

Why train with us?

When you choose to train with Shout Out Safety, you benefit from:

  • Expertise and Quality: Our courses are developed by industry professionals with extensive knowledge and experience in working at height safety.
  • Interactive Learning: Engage with our video-based modules, quizzes, and assessments to enhance your understanding and retention of the material.
  • Flexibility and Convenience: Access the course at any time and from anywhere, allowing you to learn at your own pace.
  • CPD Accreditation: Our courses are CPD-accredited, ensuring you receive recognised professional development.
  • Immediate Certification: Upon completion, instantly access and download your personalised and endorsed certificate, providing you with tangible proof of your accomplishment.

Looking to train your team?

If you’re looking to train your team in Work at Height safety, we offer flexible solutions to meet your organisation’s needs. Our safety and hygiene courses can be tailored to accommodate large groups, and we can provide customised packages that suit your specific requirements. Contact us today to discuss your team training needs and find out how we can support your organisation in achieving the highest safety standards.

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