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AIS Training certificate - valid for 3 years
1 Day
Who is it for
Managers or supervisors who are actively involved in working at height
A good standard of fitness is required
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Working at Height courses have been developed by AIS Training from the ground up.

The Unit 7 Working at Height course is Practical Management of Working at height which is the highest level of Working at Height training.

This Working at Height course covers both Unit 2 PPE User and Unit 4 Management of Working at Height through comprehensive theoretical and practical training.

Delegates will learn the correct practical use of PPE along with theoretical knowledge and intended purpose which will be as close as possible to the delegates' work situation.

The training provides an outline of legislation, equipment standards, the process of a safe and systematic approach to working at height, detailed knowledge of application of hierarchy or risk, selection of working at height methods and work at height supervision. 

Course Objectives

Delegates completing a Unit 7 Practical Management of Working at Height course will be able to;

  • Understand legislation and equipment standards
  • Correctly use PPE
  • Understand different PPE purposes
  • Prepare, plan and organise working at height activities
  • Complete a working at height assessment, permit and risk assessment following the consideration of the hierarchy of control
  • Understand hazards and risk, PFPE specifications, legislation, including rescue and emergency procedures

Course Content

A Unit 7 Practical Management of Working at Height course includes;

  1. Legislation
  2. Hierarchy of control
  3. Fall and impact forces
  4. Rescue provision
  5. Accident statistics
  6. Permit to work system
  7. Risk assessment
  8. Safe system of work
  9. Hazards, risks and control measures available for work at height 
  10. Requirements for selection, inspection and examination of all WAH equipment
  11. Safe selection and use of ladders
  12. Safe selection and use of MEWPs
  13. Work restraint
  14. Work positioning
  15. Fall arrest
  16. Rescue plan and emergency procedures
  17. Suspension Intolerance
  18. Equipment inspection and maintenance
  19. Selection and safe use of equipment
  20. Fall and impact forces
  21. Rescue provision


There are no prerequisites for a Unit 7 Practical Management of Working at Height course.