Working At Height Awareness

Learn about how dangerous falls from height can be, about the types of equipment used to access work at height and how to prevent accidents from WAH.

The main aim of this e-learning course is to complement and help prevent death or injury caused by a fall from height. This course should not to be confused with Accredited Practical Work At Height Training. This training course should only be used to create awareness about the risks of working at height. It is designed to help people understand what constitutes work at height and understand the need for further training.

Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of workplace fatalities and major injuries, accounting for about 29% of fatal injuries to workers. Employers have a duty to make sure employees have the sufficient skills, knowledge and experience to perform the working at height task they are asked to do.

Working 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. You are working at height if you; work above ground/floor level, could fall from an edge, through an opening, or fragile surface, could fall from ground level into an opening in a floor, or a hole in the ground.

In this working at height e-learning course you’ll gain the knowledge and understanding required to ensure you follow sensible and safe precautions when working at height. The e-learning course is interactive and engaging with elements of ‘storytelling’ that help make the learning easy and interesting to follow. It’s a fun way of learning the important principles of working safely at height.


By the end of this course learners shall:

✔ Appreciate why working from height regulations are important and how to take precautions

✔ Understand the typical risks when working from heights and how to use specific equipment

✔ Know what to do when you have safety concerns

✔ Explain how to avoid, prevent and minimise risks when working from heights

✔ Help create a culture of positive health and safety practice in the workplace

Your Instructor

Quartz Training Solutions
Quartz Training Solutions

Quartz specializes in delivering e-learning courses and business tools to organizations and the general public. They deliver a range of professional development courses, health and safety courses, environment courses and general work force courses.

All programs are developed to align with industry standards and they offer many skillsets that are a necessity for the modern workplace. Their training facilitators are certified trainers and assessors and backgrounds range from various sectors which include; training and development, health and safety, environmental management and more.

Quartz only works in conjunction with subject matter experts (SME's) on course topics which ensures you receive the best top-quality training in the topics you choose to study.

Course Curriculum

  OHS109 - Working At Height Awareness Assessment
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Who Should Complete This Course?

This course is suitable for participation by anyone at a workplace and is essential health and safety training. It is designed to help people understand what constitutes work at height and understand the need for further training. Everyone in all types of roles have a part to play in ensuring safe working practices are in place. Health and Safety is the responsibility of everyone within an organisation. In order for employees and companies to be protected, we recommend this e-learning course. This course is also suitable for anyone wishing to gain a better understanding about work at heights. The course is relevant for:

✔ Suitable for everyone at the workplace

✔ Individuals, managers, supervisor's, leaders or team leaders

✔ Safety and environment specialists, engineers, health workers, manufacturing

✔ Farm workers and other agricultural occupations, postal, courier and delivery workers

✔ Nurses and elderly care workers, warehouse and retail stock personnel

✔ Military personnel, nightclub and entertainment workers, construction and tradespeople

✔ Organisations that need to create an awareness and train their employees about working at heights

The course is based on standard industry requirements and has been designed in collaboration with industry subject matter experts. The course is an internationally recognised CPD course. (Continued Professional Development)

Completion will give participants the confidence to provide and maintain a healthier and safer workplace for themselves and others.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.