Simian Guide to Working at Height

About the module

Falls from height continue to be the largest single cause of fatal and life changing injuries for workers across industry. Scaffolders, when erecting, altering or dismantling scaffolding are regularly exposed to the risk of a fall. This guidance clearly shows that with proper planning, preparation, provision and use of the correct equipment and systems of work, the risk of a fall can be eliminated or minimised.

This module consists of 8 sections

  • Working at height regulations
  • Working at Height
  • Responsibilities
  • Guidance
  • Safe zone
  • Creating a Scaffolders Safe Zone
  • Personal Fall Protection Equipment
  • Rescue
Module summary
Cost: 1 credit Certificate: Certificate Exam length: 60 minutes Study method: Online
The modules will consist of presentations slides, some will have videos and animations as well. All modules will have a test paper. Mock exams will consist of 10 questions from the question banks and some questions may not be from the module you have taken. Exams will have 20 questions based on the subject of the presentation, you will have 2 attempts and we require an 80% pass.
Certification will be valid for five years. You will be required to upload a photo to be placed on your certificate. This module is theory and we recommend you undertake practical scaffold training as well.
Following the modules in the elearning package will give you further education in scaffolding and work at height and improve your knowledge of worldwide best practice. Please log on for further modules in the future. We will also email you when extra modules are added.