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Working at Heights

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
2 - 3 hours
towards your CPD

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.

Duration

It is estimated that this module will take approximately 2 - 3 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.

Certification

On completion of your training you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.


CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements.



What our customers have said

Straight forward, easy to navigate through and very informative.
14/03/2016 SA
I have never been involved with Working at Heights before but found this module easy to understand and clear
03/03/2016 JH
The system was very easy to follow, I'd imagine that if your job involved working with scaffold or on top of roofs it would be very useful.
16/02/2016 JB
Easy to understand.
22/10/2015 CF
Easy to navigate and good audio/visuals
24/09/2015 NB
Audio and visual made it easier to remember.
02/09/2015 SR
Easy to understand and navigate through the module.
06/07/2015 BF
Was very informative and easy to follow, the challenges in each section helped the information to sink in
PS 04/01/2015

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@ukvirtual-college.co.uk, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943-605976.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?

What

This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.

How

The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course

When

This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 2 - 3 hours.

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