WORKING AT HEIGHTS INSTRUCTION Training Course

During the Working at Heights Instructor course participants will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to instruct their learners in safe Working at Height practices.

This course will qualify them to inspect and certify Personnel Harness & Lanyard Systems to a GA1 Standard (Report of Thorough Examination).

This course is popular with both professional trainers and in-house trainers in larger organisations.

Available as an Onsite Course

Available as a Public Course

Course Objectives

Participants will learn the necessary skills and knowledge to instruct their learners in safe Working at Height practices and to qualify them to inspect and certify Personnel Harness & Lanyard Systems to a GA1 Standard (Report of Thorough Examination).

Course Topics
  • Legislation in relation to health and safety
  • Working at Heights and lifting equipment inspection and certification
  • Working at Height definition
  • Ladder safety awareness
  • Working safely on roofs 
  • Working at Height from MEWPS 
  • Mobile Access Towers safety awareness
  • Scaffolding safety awareness
  • Excavations in relation to Working at Height
  • Fall arrest and fall restraint systems
  • Risk assessments for Working at Height
  • Suspension trauma and rescue plans
  • Inspection, Auditing and Certification of Harness/Lanyard Systems to GA1 Standard.

Participants

A maximum of 12 participants can attend each Working at Heights Instruction training session.

Duration

Working at Heights Instruction training sessions are 1-day in duration.

Certification

On successful competition of the Working at Heights Instruction course participants will receive a House Certificate. The certification will expire after 5-years.

Renewal

Participants are required to renew their training by completing the course again. Renewals should happen before the certification expires, or sooner if indicated by their company’s risk assessment.

Course Entry Requirements

  • Participants who have completed this course can only train candidates within their own organisation.
  • However, if the participant holds a valid accredited training delivery and evaluation certificate, they can also train candidates who are not employed by their organisation.

Site Requirements

There are no special site requirements  associated with this course.

Public Course Dates

Summary Of Assessments
  • Questionnaire and Theory Test,
    both multiple choice questions (MCQ) and questions which require written (expanded) answers.
  • Practical,
    participants will be required to complete a practical donning of harnesses and lanyards using the buddy system. They will be inspecting/assessing their buddy’s to ensure they have their harnesses donned correctly. Furthermore, they will be physically completing detailed inspections of harnesses and lanyards and recording their findings in an inspection report.
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