The course is designed to provide personnel with skills to work safely at height. A certificate of competence, to work at height, will be issued on completion.

Falls from height are one of the most common causes of injury at work. They can result in serious injuries and fatalities to people at work and others passing by, including those carrying out construction and maintenance as well as members of the public. Therefore, it’s important that anyone carrying out work at height activities understands how to work safely and responsibly and in accordance with the law.The course is designed to provide personnel with skills to work safely at height. A certificate of competence, to work at height, will be issued on completion.

Employers must ensure that employees are appropriately trained to work safely or supervise those who work at height.



The Working at Height Training Course will give employers peace of mind because it ensures that a sufficient risk assessment is carried out so that all potential working at height risks are effectively identified, controlled and managed.

By the end of the course, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the following:

-Statutory and regulatory authority requirements
-The use of heights safety systems
-The process of providing for safe working practices
-Safety equipment/systems and considerations to facilitate working safely at heights
-Risk assessment when working at height and pre-job planning
-The use of fall arrest harness
-Safe operation of access equipment like steps and ladders, scaffold, Mobile Elvated Work Platforms (MEWPS).
-Work in various weather conditions

Materials Provided:
A workbook and supplementary handouts are provided as reference material for the written test. 
A theoretical Examination and Practical Test will follow each Module. To ensure understanding you must maintain a 75% Pass mark for each module. 
Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.
 This Working At Height Certificate of Competence training is an in-class program that can be completed in 1 Day. Upon completion, operators are awarded a Working At Height Certificate of Competence certification.
What is a course with limited availability?
In addition to our published and online courses, there are several other courses that we can run with flexible options. Select the course of your choice and register your interest to attend when dates become available.


In terms of the law, all Operators who apply for Re-certifications need to be in possession of a Novice course certificate. Please be aware that certificates need to be renewed within three months after date expiry.

Accredited Training believes that training should yield benefits, far more substantial than just “a Certificate”. We offer a free service that will remind all Companies or private Operators that their certificates need to be renewed.

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