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Advanced Working & Rescue From Height Training Course

Learn how to work safely and rescue from height

Advanced Working & Rescue From Height Training Course

This highly practical training course provides delegates with detailed knowledge and understanding of safe working and rescue from heights. The practical elements of this Advanced Working & Rescue from Height training course training take place on purpose-built work at heights training facilities. Candidates are continually assessed throughout the course and will complete a short multiple-choice paper, in order to measure the attainment of objectives.They also cover (through both practical and classroom sessions), a number of topics which include:

  • Having an appreciation of Working at Height Legislation
  • Risk assessments, hazards and control measures
  • Fall prevention and fall arrest
  • Working at height equipment (harnesses, fall restraint, work positioning & fall arrest)
  • Safe assent and decent (ladders, scaffolding, towers etc.)
  • Rescue from height (conscious and unconscious casualty)
  • Rescue equipment (casualty immobilisation devices, stretchers, descenders etc.)
  • Rope access and rope rescue
  • How to follow a rescue plan

Key Facts

  • Duration – 3 days
  • Assessment – written multiple choice paper and ongoing practical assessment
  • Instructor / candidate ratio – theory 1:12 and practical 1:6.
  • Regulations met - Working at Height Regulations 2005
  • Accreditation - MRS Training & Rescue Certification
  • Certification lifespan - 3 years 
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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course delegates will be able to

  • Understand the main principles of health, safety, environmental legislation and approved codes of practice for working at height
  • Assess and recognise hazards and risks
  • Learn the methods of reducing risk and injury including the hierarchy of controls
  • Know the types of personal fall protection systems and the differences between fall arrest, work restraint and work positioning (Including anchors & lifelines)
  • Give an appreciation of procedures for rescue, emergency at height or other incidents
  • Demonstrate competency when planning work from suspended lines.
  • Understand the safe use of mechanical descenders, secondary backup lines, edge protection
  • Demonstrate a safe working approach to setting up work positioning equipment including mechanical descenders and secondary backup lines
  • Demonstrate the procedures for rescue, emergencies at height or other incidents.

Upcoming Course Dates

LOCATION START DATE DURATION PRICE (Excl. VAT)
Swadlincote (Birmingham & The West Midlands) 20/11/2019 3 Days From £395.00 Enquire Book Now
Southampton (Hampshire & the South) 27/11/2019 3 Days From £395.00 Enquire Book Now
Mansfield (Nottingham & The East Midlands) 04/12/2019 3 Days From £150.00 Enquire Book Now
Cowdenbeath (Scotland) 19/12/2019 3 Days From £365.00 Enquire Book Now
Southampton (Hampshire & the South) 08/01/2020 3 Days From £395.00 Enquire Book Now
Mansfield (Nottingham & The East Midlands) 08/01/2020 3 Days From £450.00 Enquire Book Now
Swadlincote (Birmingham & The West Midlands) 20/01/2020 3 Days From £395.00 Enquire Book Now
Mansfield (Nottingham & The East Midlands) 20/01/2020 3 Days From £450.00 Enquire Book Now
Southampton (Hampshire & the South) 24/02/2020 3 Days From £395.00 Enquire Book Now
Swadlincote (Birmingham & The West Midlands) 11/03/2020 3 Days From £395.00 Enquire Book Now
Southampton (Hampshire & the South) 11/03/2020 3 Days From £395.00 Enquire Book Now
Southampton (Hampshire & the South) 20/05/2020 3 Days From £395.00 Enquire Book Now
Southampton (Hampshire & the South) 08/07/2020 3 Days From £395.00 Enquire Book Now
Southampton (Hampshire & the South) 24/08/2020 3 Days From £395.00 Enquire Book Now
Southampton (Hampshire & the South) 04/11/2020 3 Days From £395.00 Enquire Book Now

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