Operative Advanced Working at Height Course

This course is specifically designed for the employee who is required to use permanently installed height safety access and fall protection equipment. The Advanced course will ensure that they understand the importance of suitable and safe equipment selection in accordance with their permanent system. This training will show how the Working at Height Regulations 2005 has been put into place to protect those at height. This course is tailored to your site specific applications; we will train your operatives in accordance with their trade and industries. We want to make your training experience clear, concise and most importantly relevant.

Course Details

The course is comprised of theory and practical applications to show how to use height safety specific Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The theory part is an interactive element of the course covering everything from PPE, legislation, rescue obligations and anchorage selection. The theory is consolidated with a practical element which is tailored to your current working at height fall protection measures. Included in this is an all-important and comprehensive harness fitting session.

Aims of the Course

Gain confidence to carry out work at height and using the correct equipment and anchorage based on installed systems.

Course Structure

  • Introduction / Statistics / Good and Bad Practices
  • Working at Height Regulations
  • Categories of Height Safety Equipment
  • Harness fitting
  • Fall Arrest and Restrain Equipment
  • Anchorage solutions
  • Rescue
  • Inspection of PPE and Safety Systems
  • Exam / Practical specific for roof access and permanently installed fall protection equipment

Number of Delegates and Cost

Maximum of 10 delegates
1-5 delegates: £880 + VAT
6-10 delegates: £1,350 + VAT

Who should attend?

Anyone who works at height, wears fall protection equipment as part of their day to day operational duties and requires access to roof safety systems.


ID card and certificate issued on successful completion of both theory and practical assessments. Valid for 2 years after which the abridged refresher can be sat.

Course Duration

Half day (5 Hour) Training course