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Authorised Person: Working at Height training course

Course code: APWaH

Course overview

A 3 day training course for learners nominated for appointment as authorising engineer, authorising person or person in charge working at height, on masts and towers and fixed accessways. Note: this is not an 'Approved Climbers Course'. Learners attending this course who are to be appointed under the MOD Safety Rules should be in possession of a completed and countersigned log book.

Authorised Person: Working at Height

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Greater understanding of legislation and JSP375 Safety Rules.
  • Confidence to manage, supervise or audit work at height.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Competence and confidence of staff members to supervise work at height.
  • Better documentation, communication and enforcement of safe working procedures.

What you will learn

  • An Introduction to The Health and Safety at Work Act, The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations and the Working at Height Regulations 2005.
  • Application of JSP 375 Volume 3 Chapter 7.
  • Types of Work at Height, Safe Systems of Work for Work at Height, Safety Management Team, Authorised Climbers, Risk Assessment for Works at Height.
  • Fall Protection Equipment (FPE) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Safety Documentation Monitoring & Auditing.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • Learners will receive a certificate of attendance from Develop Training.

How is this training delivered?

  • The theory of the course is delivered in the classroom, but there is an emphasis on hands on practical experience with relevant equipment wherever this is possible.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners can bring with them any materials used in their work, copies of risk assessments or management systems so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.

Course dates

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Start dateStart dateEnd dateLocationExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
06/06/2022Mon 06 Jun 2022Wed 08 Jun 2022 Swindon £788.00£945.60 5+
19/09/2022Mon 19 Sep 2022Wed 21 Sep 2022 Derby £788.00£945.60 5+

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