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EFS Certificate of Achievement – Working at Height Stage 1 (An Awareness of Working at Height Regulations and Safe Use & Inspection of Portable Ladders/Scaffold Towers) 

Course Overview 
Working at height remains one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries. Common cases include falls from ladders and through fragile surfaces. ‘Work at height’ means work in any place where, if there were no precautions in place, a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury. As an employer you must make sure work is properly planned, supervised and carried out by competent people with the skills, knowledge and experience to do the job and the right type of equipment for working at height must be used. 
This one day course delivered by accredited professionals is for managers, supervisors and employees, who are required to create, implement and maintain a safe system for work at height. In addition to candidates gaining a comprehensive knowledge of the requirements of the Work at Height Regulations, this course includes content on the ‘’Awareness of Work at Height’’ syllabus recommended by the Advisory Committee for Work at Height Training (ACWAHT) together with the ‘’Introduction to use of fall protection equipment’’ syllabus issued by WAHSA. 
Course content 
Understand the terms ‘Working at height’. 
Identify relevant regulations and duties under those regulations. 
Identify hazards of working and the necessary precautions. 
Understand risk assessment and how to apply. 
Gain knowledge and practical experience in the use of ladders, scaffold towers and relevant safety equipment. 
Gain knowledge and practical experience in how to adopt safe working practices. 
Entry requirements 
There are no formal entry requirements. Due to some practical elements of this course, learners should wear appropriate clothing and footwear, e.g. trousers and flat shoes. 
Requalification requirements 
It is recommended that training is refreshed every 3 years. 
Tailored to you 
EFS understand that our fixed courses may not right for you therefore, we can bespoke courses to develop the skills of the individuals on your sites based around the risks on your premises and your organisation's needs and requirements. The flexibility of our courses means that we can deliver cost-effective training at your preferred venue, on dates to suit you, wherever practicable. 

Course Prices 

Course duration: 1 day 
Maximum number (Group): 12 
Minimum number (Individual): 8 
Group Cost: POA 
Individual Cost: POA 
*Subject to location. Individuals can simply book on to one of the many courses held at our Bicester HQ or choose our Reading venue. 
Any bookings of 8 or more people can be run at any of our locations or a suitable venue of your choice. 
For more information or bookings please contact Steve Whiteside | 0800 999 4343 | 

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