Working At Height

This course is provided by Purple Training Solutions in Yeovil or across the South West at your premises*. The course is available either Purple Training Solutions certificated or NPORS accredited and provides basic theory and practical instruction on working safely at height. It identifies the main types of equipment used, inspection and the control measures that can be utilised to make the work place a safer environment. Ladders and steps are covered in detail.

It satisfies the requirements of the “Work at Height regulations 2005”

Who should attend

This course should be attended by anyone who works at height – a place above or below ground as soon as a solid surface or landing is left where you can fall off or into and sustain injury or damage – and is therefore suitable to delegates from any and all industries or professions.

Course Aims & Objective

Understand the requirements of the Work at Height Regulations 2005
Gain an overview of Health and Safety Law

Course Programme

  • Introduction and safety briefing
  • Reasons for training and the law
  • Identify the risks involved and plan the work together with rescue plan
  • Discuss the hierarchy of measures and collective/personal protection/prevention
  • Inspection of equipment
  • Harness wearing, methods of restraint and suspension trauma
  • Theory written exam


Delegates will be assessed on their input during the whole course and individually tested during a written test paper.

Upcoming courses and cost

We offer this course throughout the year and operate a flexible diary based on demand. For details of our next course and cost please fill out this brief enquiry form and we will get back to you as quickly as possible.

*A suitable room with heat light and power together with seating and tables as required. Minimum 5 delegates required

** Group discounts may be available

Maximum number of 10 delegates on an NPORS course

Other courses available – an in house ladder inspectors course including the compilation of an asset register and inspection records – price on application.

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