Health & Safety Training

Working at Height

QA Level 2 Award (RQF) (Coming Soon)

Qualification Information

Qualification number: 603/3927/5.

  • Unit 1: Principles of working at height.

Course Information

The QA Level 2 Award in Working at Height (RQF) is an accredited, regulated and quality assured qualification that is recognised throughout the UK. This intensive 1/2-day course has been designed to benefit Learners by raising awareness in the use of ladders, step ladders, harnesses, and a variety other equipment/principles that are used for working at height. Learners will focus on the safety considerations, legal obligations, hierarchy of control measures and reporting procedures for defective equipment.

This qualification is for all people currently working or aspiring to work in all types of environment that may involve them working at height. It provides them with a basic awareness of working at height. It is also suitable for employees entering work for the first time or returning to work.

Course Duration

The Working at Height course that we deliver has a Total Qualification Time (TQT) requirement of 3 hours. The maximum period to achieve this qualification (including any referrals) is 4 weeks.

Assessment & Certification

Course assessment includes:

  • 1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper).

Upon successful completion of this course individuals will receive a QA Level 2 Award in Working at Height (RQF) printed certificate as well as a credit-card style license. This qualification does not need to be refreshed.

Possible progression routes include:

Entry Requirements

A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course. Please note that students must be at least 16 years old on the first day of training. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that students have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.


We are able to deliver our Working at Height course on your premises (subject to a pre-course assessment) to reduce the costs associated with taking time out and travelling. Alternatively, you can book onto our next available course at our Snetterton Training Facility.