Basic Working At Height WAH01


The aim of this course is to ensure that personnel are aware of the legal and best of practice requirements when using fall protection equipment and are aware of their responsibilities.

Training Objectives

On completion of this course, personnel should be able to:

  • Understand the effects of gravity and its consequences
  • To be aware of some of the legislation which affects working at height and fall protection equipment
  • Understand hazard analysis and risk assessments with regards to work at height
  • Understand the need for a rescue plan
  • Recognise the importance of inspecting equipment
  • Affect a detailed inspection of the equipment
  • Demonstrate an in depth understanding of the three types of fall protection systems and the components used


On completion of the course, delegates will be given the trainer’s full course notes


Written Assessment