Working at Height


This course helps delegates to understand the need for safety when working at heights and the main aims of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and associated regulations. Delegates will understand the need for good accident prevention and control and how to create safe systems of work while working at heights and recognise both employer and the employee responsibilities.


The course content below is covered in our 1 day Working at Heights Course. We also offer half day awareness and specific courses for Safety Harness Use and Working at Heights using ladders and Fall Prevention Equipment.   

  • Work at height regulations 2005
  • The hazards of height work 
  • Risk assessment
  • Preparation and planning
  • The need for safe work practices 
  • Safe use of ladders 
  • Scaffold Safety
  • Elevated and Suspended Work Platforms
  • Safe Harness Use 
  • Safety of those below 
  • Personal fall protection 


These courses can be delivered from customer site or PR Training premises.

Working at Heights – Half Day and 1 Day Course 

Safety Harness Training – Half Day

Working at Heights using Ladders and Fall Prevention Equipment – 1 Day


Delegates will be required to complete a question paper for knowledge and understanding and will be issued a certificate of attendance.