Oilfield Training Center

Course Details

Working at Height





The Working at Heights course is specifically designed to prevent falls in the workplace and ensure the safety of individuals working in areas such as roof works, scaffolding, ladders and more.

Training covers how to work in accordance with Height Safety Regulations; Participants will have an understanding of Risk Assessment procedures and permits to work at height.

Participants will also undergo practical instruction in the correct use of height safety equipment. This Nationally accredited course can be tailored to suit your company’s specific requirements.


On completion of the course, the delegates will:

  • be able Identify the hazards of work above ground level and outline the general requirements necessary to control them
  • Describe the safe working practices for common forms of access equipment

Course Competency Assessment

Written & Practical Assessment


  • Correct use of Height Safety Equipment
  • Elevated Working Platforms & Scaffolds
  • Equipment Inspections
  • Risk Assessment & Hierarchy of Hazard Control
  • Management & Employee Responsibilities
  • Fall Arrest Devices & Safety Equipment
  • Safe Ladder Techniques
  • Equipment Inspection & Maintenance requirements
  • Setting up a fall restraint system
  • Emergency Procedures including Height Rescue Procedures
  • Suspension Trauma
  • Developing Site Procedures & Safe Work Methods

Course Format

  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Discussion/Class exercises
  • Hand-outs
  • Practical exercise


Equipment Required


Designed For

This training is suitable for clients who are required to work at heights.