Safer Working at Height

Course Code
Course Types
Training Event (face to face)
VERY IMPORTANT – it is essential that you and your manager read the attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants before attending this training.

This course provides essential training for those people who, as part of their role, need to carry out short duration work at height,using basic access equipment such as ladders and stepladders. This course is also recommended for those that manage or supervise staff that undertake work at height.
This training is not suitable for those who routinely access significant heights over 3 metres, or for those who use more specialised equipment.

Clothing and Footwear - there is a practical element to this course so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear e.g. (loose clothing and closed, flat shoes or trainers)

Refresher training is recommended every 3 years.  

If you are engaged in the assembly, use, inspection and dismantling of mobile scaffold towers, then you must attend PASMA training. PASMA (Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association) is the nationally recognised body for mobile access towers safety and training. Courses must be run by accredited training centres and instructors.
Start Date
Wednesday 14 September 2022
End Date
Wednesday 14 September 2022
13:30 - 17:00
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes
This course aims to provide candidates with:

  • An awareness of BHCC Working at Height Standard

  • A knowledge of the Work at Height Regulations 2005

  • An understanding of the need to plan for work at height – Avoid, Prevent, Minimise and undertake work at height risk assessments

  • An awareness of how to use simple access equipment safely such as: ladders, stepladders and kick steps/roll steps

  • Knowledge of how to inspect and maintain simple access equipment

Additional information
Target Audience
For anyone where relevant to role / Schools / This Event is for Brighton & Hove City Council Staff Only
target audience
Course pre-requisites
IMPORTANT: Delegates may find it useful to complete the iHasco Working at Height eLearning course before attending the trainer led session. You can access this trainng via the eLearning section on the Learning Gateway. It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room , Bartholomew Square
Event Trainers
David Taylor
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