By law, employers and those in control of any work at height activity must make sure work is appropriately planned, supervised and carried out by competent people. The Work at Height Regulations 2005 sets the legal and regulatory standards employees must abide by to prevent injury and death at work falling from a height. The regulations include using the correct equipment for working at height, risk assessment, and other general legal duties and are essential for anybody working in this capacity.
This PASMA Working at Height (Novice) certification delivers a thorough understanding of the relevant operational and safety requirements of current Working at Height Regulations. It is for anyone involved in the planning, supervising, and execution working at height.
In theory-based training, comprising exercises and tutorials, delegates will cover manufacturer information and general knowledge of working at height equipment, best practices and operating methods.
The course reflects national standards and industry best practices and is fully accredited in line with PASMA. In addition, choose to learn with Citrus, and delegates benefit from our custom-built training facilities and customer-first approach.
Our occupationally and technically-experienced trainers coach delegates on this course, completing the session with a question paper. Delegates must achieve 80% or above in the assessment to pass the training course successfully.
This training is essential for workers to carry out Work at Height safely. Delegates will review legal requirements, ensure safety compliance, and understand procedures, appropriate documentation and classifications.
The course content includes:
- Working at Height law, principles, and best practice
- Operator responsibilities
- What guidance and training is available for employees
- Risk assessments
- Emergency and rescue planning
- Equipment inspections
- Critical safety information
- Different types of access equipment
- Selecting appropriate access equipment
- Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
- Working on roofs
- Fragile surfaces
- Fall protection
Successful delegates will demonstrate competence and knowledge in Working at Height Regulations at the end of the training.
On successfully completing the course, delegates receive a photocard and PASMA certificate, valid for five years. In addition, a course content and notes booklet and a current Code of Practice booklet will also be issued to all delegates who attend this half-day course.
This PASMA Working at Height course is for anyone involved, particularly those new to working at heights. Delegates do not need a lot of experience in this area but will benefit from having a basic understanding of potential issues while working at a height.
This half-day comprehensive training gives delegates the foundational knowledge to safely and responsibly work at heights. The training options vary to accommodate novices and seasoned delegates.
We dedicate our efforts to unrivalled quality and the customer experience at Citrus Training, providing exemplary service to our clients and producing excellent results from our delegates. As a result, we are the leading UK-based provider of health, safety, and technical training and assessment services to the Built Environment and Utility sectors.
We work directly with PASMA to ensure we are always at the forefront of the industry and provide a range of practical solutions to high-risk, high-harm environments such as Working At Heights. As the awarding body, PASMA’s professional advice, combined with our in-house expertise, means we can give hyper-detailed content on everything delegates need to know, including PPE and equipment, inspections, and servicing.
Train with Citrus and delegates benefit from our in-house and employed Working at Heights specialist trainers, offering the very best training standards, consistency, and quality. Our professional, highly qualified instructors deliver all aspects of the course and guarantee a successful, exclusive and inclusive learning experience.
Employers and delegates can choose from various dedicated courses to suit customer-specific requirements, locations, and dates. As a result, we’ve successfully delivered training for over 20,000 delegates across the Working at Heights training category.
Things You Need to Know
There are no practical elements in the course. However, delegates must still inform their trainer if they have any serious health issues, physical problems, special considerations or are taking any medication which may create difficulties.
For training held at your location, please ensure that the classroom you make available has a 240v power supply, has a seven-metre high clearance space, and is a suitable size for the number of delegates attending. In addition, please ensure that the practical area has been risk-assessed, is free from harm, and is ideal for training.
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