Work at Height & Ladder - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
Half day Certificate of Attendance

Course Summary

To provide delegates with the practical knowledge and skills to identify the selection, use, storage, maintenance and inspection of Ladders. It also covers all the relevant health & safety laws including Working at Height Regulations 2005.

  • Overview of relevant Health & Safety Laws and Regulations including Working at Height Regulations 2005
  • Responsibility of employees and their employers under these laws and Regulations
  • Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations
  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 (as amended)
  • Identifying faults and damage
  • Reporting of loss or defective Equipment
  • Practical Instruction/Assessment
  • Working at Height Regulations 2007
  • The ladder safety and inspection element
  • A general look at the new Legislation and its interpretation
  • Ladder structures, types of material, setup procedures, tying off, footing
  • Operative pre-use checks
  • Short and long term storage

Candidates will be awarded with a certificate of attendance.

Who is it for?

Working at Heights Course is ideal for any candidate who may be required to work at height during the course of their jobs, including managers, supervisors and operatives. The course incorporates working at height regulations to the use of safety harnesses and everything in between.

You will need

Candidates are required to bring suitable PPE on this course

Your skill level

No previous experience necessary


Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Will I get a working at height certificate?

Yes, an approved supplier certificate will be issued on completion of this course.

Who is this working at height course suitable for?

If your job requires you to work at height, and involves you using the necessary height safety equipment to do this work safely, then this is the course for you.

Do I need to bring anything with me?

Yes, you need to bring your PPE with you (harness, suitable head & foot protection) for the practical session of the training course.

If I don’t have a safety harness would it be provided?

If you don’t have a harness you can purchase one prior to attending your training.  Please contact our team at on 0845 872 3411 for more information.

Is previous experience required to attend this course?

No previous experience is necessary. But it would be envisaged that you will have a good working knowledge of the Work at Height Regulations and Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

What do I need to do to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005?

The Regulations apply to all work at height, where there is risk of a fall liable to cause personal injury. They place duties on employers, and those who control any work at height activity (such as facilities managers or building owners who may contract others to work at height).

As part of the Regulations, you must ensure:

all work at height is properly planned and organised
those involved in work at height are competent
the risks from work at height are assessed, and appropriate work equipment is selected and used
the risks of working on or near fragile surfaces are properly managed
the equipment used for work at height is properly inspected and maintained