City & Guilds Working At Height Safety and Rescue (C&GWAH)

City & Guilds: Working at Height Safety & Rescue (C&GWAH)

Course Content

Day One

  • Relevant Regulations & Legislation
  • Hierarchy of Working at Height
  • Working at Height categories and correct types of Personal Fall Protection Equipment (PFPE)
  • Anchor points – horizontal and vertical personal fall protection systems
  • Anchor points – eyebolts, mobile anchors
  • Harness and lanyard pre-use checks and fitting
  • Identify the need for a rescue plan
  • Roof access, egress, and hazards
  • Fixed ladder techniques with fall arrest/work positioning lanyards
  • Practical use of fall protection equipment

Day Two

  • Practical use of fall protection equipment
  • Rescue planning
  • Practical use of Constant Rate Descender rescue kit
  • Practical fixed ladder & roof rescue of a casualty

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the law, legislation, and control measures associated with performing a task at height using a fall a restraint/arrest capability
  • Select, don, and perform a WAH task using appropriate items of PFPE for a given task
  • Perform a pre-use examination on a given item of PFPE
  • Don and adjust for fit a given item of PFPE
  • Perform a pre-use examination on given Fall Arrest and work positioning PFPE
  • Ascend and descend a given structure using appropriate given Fall Arrest PFPE
  • Safely adopt a work position mode whilst on a vertical structure
  • Traverse multiple safety systems whilst maintaining safe criteria at all times
  • Perform a pre-use examination on a given rescue device
  • Identify, reach, and maintain a safe location to anchor a given rescue device
  • Rescue an individual or dead weighted mass located on a vertical structure by lowering using a given rescue device
  • Rescue an individual or dead weighted mass located over an edge by lowering using a given rescue device

Course Assessment

  • Written assessment
  • Practical assessment
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  • Two Days
  • Maximum of 8 people
  • Training Academy
  • Eurosafe Certificate
  • City & Guilds Assured
  • Valid for 3 years
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