Overview Course Elements Dates & Booking

The Work at Height and Rescue elements of this course are aimed at personnel who use work at height equipment in the execution of their duties, who have responsibility for at-height operations, or may oversee the rescue/recovery of a casualty.

The course will introduce the principles and equipment involved in work at height systems and, through a combination of classroom and practical work, the process of a safe and systematic approach to working at height operations. the course also identifies the requirements for emergency and rescue planning as part of the risk assessment process.

The Confined Space elements of this course are designed to ensure that all personnel who are liable to be exposed to working in a confined space/vessel have a thorough understanding of the potential hazards of confined spaces/vessel entry, and to enable delegates to undertake their job tasks in such areas safely.


  • Legislation and Regulations
  • The Hierarchy of Fall Protection
  • Ladders
  • Scaffold Towers (optional)
  • Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (optional)
  • General Principles of Personal Fall Protection Systems
  • Fall Arrest
  • Personal Fall Protection Equipment
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Organisation and Planning (Risk Assessment for Work at Height)
  • Work at Height Exercises
  • Rescue and Emergency Planning
  • Practical Rescue Demonstrations and Exercises


  • Legislation and Regulations
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • Management Responsibilities
  • Atmospheric Monitoring
  • Atmospheric Deterioration
  • Access Requirements
  • Safety Equipment
  • Standby Personnel
  • Breathing Apparatus
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Properties of Gases
  • Practical Confined Space Entry and Rescue Exercises

The scheduled course dates below are for training to be delivered at AquaTerra House.

If these dates are not suitable, or you would like to enquire about training delivery at your own premises/site, please use the button below to send an enquiry

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April 2020

29 Apr 2020 - 1 May 2020

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May 2020

27 May 2020 - 29 May 2020

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June 2020

24 Jun 2020 - 26 Jun 2020

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July 2020

29 Jul 2020 - 31 Jul 2020

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August 2020

26 Aug 2020 - 28 Aug 2020

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September 2020

30 Sep 2020 - 2 Oct 2020

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October 2020

28 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020

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November 2020

25 Nov 2020 - 27 Nov 2020

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December 2020

22 Dec 2020 - 24 Dec 2020

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January 2021

There are currently no scheduled dates for January 2021, please get in touch if you require more information.

February 2021

There are currently no scheduled dates for February 2021, please get in touch if you require more information.

March 2021

There are currently no scheduled dates for March 2021, please get in touch if you require more information.

3 days
Course Duration
Max Participants

The Candidate must:

  • attend the entire course
  • adhere to course content and demonstrate the required practical application techniques

Certificates awarded after successful completion of the course will be valid for a three year period after which recertification must take place.