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Working at Height Awareness Training

The Working at Height Regulations 2005 came into force on 6th April 2005.  The Regulations apply to all work where there is a risk of a fall which is liable to cause an injury and place specific duties on employers, self employed and any person that controls the work of others.

Our Working at Height Awareness training course can be delivered either within the work place, at our Tewkesbury Gloucestershire main office or at one of our training centres throughout the UK.

Who Needs this Qualification?

This training will be of benefit to managers, supervisors and employees who plan, organise, supervise or conduct working at height activities.

Learning Outcomes

On completing this course candidates will understand the need to:

  • Properly plan and organise work at height
  • Ensure that those working at height are competent
  • Understand the need to carry out risk assessment
  • Ensure that the correct equipment is selected
  • Properly inspect and maintain equipment used for working at height
  • Control the risk from fragile work surfaces


  • Understanding the Working at Height Regulations

  • Identifying working at height activities

  • Cause of accidents

  • Responsibilities of employers and employees

  • Working at height safely

  • Risk assessment

  • Access equipment Personal Protective Equipment

  • Control of contractors


Duration Half-day programme
Assessment Multiple-choice examination
Prerequisite None
Suggested Progression Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Working at Height Awareness Training Venues

All of our training venues are specially selected for their high quality and to ensure they create a great learning environment for the delegates. At Universal Safety Solutions, the comfort and well-being of our delegates is essential and as such we provide refreshments and snacks throughout the course and a buffet lunch for full day courses.

We run regular Working at Height open training courses in the following locations:

  • Gloucestershire: Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Gloucester

  • Worcestershire: Worcester, Evesham, Malvern

  • Wiltshire: Swindon

  • Somerset: Weston-super-Mare, Taunton, Bath

  • Devon: Exeter

  • South Wales: Cardiff, Newport, Bridgend, Swansea

  • West Wales: Carmarthen

Additionally we have a number of high quality training venues available to us throughout the Midlands, South and South West from which we offer company based training. Full details of training venues.

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