Rescue from Height (RWAH01)

Course Aim

This course is aimed at personnel who work at height and are required to legally implement a rescue plan for all working at height.

Each delegate will gain knowledge that will help them plan for rescue, realise the correct equipment choice, and carry out a rescue.

Delegates must be physically able to carry out the practical elements of the course.

Delegates can attend our purpose-built Training Academy in Sheffield, or, subject to a survey to confirm suitability (this can be supplying photographs of the proposed area), the course can be delivered in a suitable classroom at your place of work.

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Rescue from Height (RWAH01)

Course Content

  • Practical use of fall protection and work positioning equipment
  • Rescue planning
  • IKAR controlled descent device for rescue (please let us know if you use a different rescue device)
  • Practical fixed ladder & over edge rescue of a casualty
  • Edge protection

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand legislation governing working work at height
  • Prepare to work at height safely
  • Perform pre use inspection rescue equipment
  • Understand limitations of use of equipment
  • Able to perform a rescue of a casualty from a ladder
  • Able to perform a rescue of a casualty from an over edge fall

Course Assessment

  • Written Assessment
  • Practical Assessment


It is recommended that regular practice of rescue is carried out in the interim period between courses. Please contact us if you would like assistance with this.

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  • One Day
  • Maximum of 6 people
  • Training Academy or on-site
  • Eurosafe Certificate
  • Valid for 3 years
  • On-site training is subject to survey to confirm suitability
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