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Working at Height Essentials

Course 228

Course Duration

Days: 1 – 2


1 – 12

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the delegate should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the legal requirements, enabling them to facilitate the interaction of working at height safety assessments within a risk management system.
  • Understand the range of potential control measure for use when working at height.
  • Recognise levels of risk.
  • Undertake selection of equipment and methods of working based on protection factors.

Course Summary

      (Method driven risk assessment, dynamic assessment, common user requirements)

  • Work at Height Regulations
  • Other relevant legislation
  • Working at height issues
  • Risk assessment techniques
  • Control strategies (scaffold, towers, MEWP)
  • Manual handling
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Definition of work at height
  • Hierarchy of controls


PASMA Card – Valid for 5 years.

Central Training Services Limited Theory and Practical Certificate – Valid for 3 years.

Refresher Period

PASMA Work at Height Refresher Course after 5 years.

Working at Height Refresher Course after 3 years for in-house courses.

Any Other Relevant Information

Prefabricated Access Suppliers and Manufacturers Association Ltd (PASMA) is the lead trade association in Europe for the mobile access tower industry.  Representing the interests of manufacturers, suppliers, specifiers and users, it provides and oversees the industry standard training scheme and is a major publisher of safety-related knowledge, information and guidance.

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Aluminium Scaffolding Tower
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