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Working at Heights including Safe Use of Ladders - Lantra

Assessment type

Training only (attendance)
Integrated training and assessment (ITA)
Oral questioning
Written question and answer/test/exam
Practical demonstration

Minimum duration

1 Day

Course delivery

Integrated training and assessment (ITA)
On site


This course 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

  • An introduction to working safely when working at height
  • Health and safety regulatory frameworks
  • Working at height risk management
  • Causes and consequences of accidents when working at height
  • Safe use of ladders
  • Introduction to mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs)
  • Introduction to scaffolding
  • Heights and electricity
  • Working-at-height specific personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Creating an action plan for your workplace.


Delegates will be assessed on their input during the whole course and individually tested during a written test paper.  On successful completion a LANTRA qualification will be issued.

Cost £145 + VAT to include Lantra certification

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