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Unit B23 Aerodrome Studios, 2-8 Airfield Way, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3TH - Telephone: 01425 273297

QA Level 2 Award in Working at Height (RQF)

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to give workers an understanding of their responsibilities, safe working practices and safe use of equipment when working at height.

Course Content

1. Understand legislation, regulation, roles and responsibilities when working at height including:

1.1 State legislation/regulations relevant to working at height.
1.2 Identify key features of regulations related to working at height.
1.3 Identify the consequences of non-compliance.
1.4 Identify the responsibilities of employers and employees with respect to working at height.

2. Understand safe working practices when working at height including:

2.1 State safety considerations when working at height.
2.2 Identify features of the hierarchy of control measures for working at height.
2.3 Identify how to reduce risks from the following including:

• Weather conditions.
• Working environment.
• Others working at height.
• Falling objects.
• Fragile surfaces.

2.4 Identify the importance of a risk assessment.
2.5 State rescue plan requirements should an accident occur when working at height.

3. Understand the types of equipment and testing requirements associated with working at height including:

3.1 Select the appropriate equipment when working at height.
3.2 Identify safety precautions when using equipment.
3.3 Identify standards and testing requirements for working at height. equipment.
3.4 State the reporting procedures when equipment is faulty.

Course Duration

1/2 Day (3 Hours)

Number of Delegates

Maximum 12

Price

Price as per current price list