An Introduction to Working at Height

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Course Overview

Working at height refers to ‘any work on, below, or above ground level where there is risk of personal injury through falling’. According to the Health and Safety Executive, falls from height remain the single biggest cause of workplace deaths and one of the main causes of major injury.

This online course has been developed to provide individuals and organisations with the knowledge required to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005. It is recommended that any workers who have to plan or carry out working at height complete this course.

Upon completion of this course, you should:

  • Recognise different types of access equipment and their use
  • Be aware of the current legislation relating to working at height
  • Know what is required to work safely with general access scaffolds
  • Know what is required to work safely with ladders
  • Know what is required to carry out roof work safely.

Course Details

Lesson Plan

The training covers the following:

  • Types of access equipment
  • Current legislation and the Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Working safely with scaffolds
  • Working safely with ladders and stepladders
  • Carrying out roof work safely

Target Audience

This course is recommended for anyone who plans or carries out work at height. This includes a wide range of professionals such as plumbers, architects, cable layers, roofers and caretakers.


With over 100 interactive screens, it is estimated that it will take approximately 2-3 hours to complete (depending on learning speed) your training. As an e-learning course you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.


On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements.


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