Rooftop Access RSS02
Arqiva approved course
Course introduction A 1 day theory and practical based course (9am - 5pm) aimed at working on roof tops in an area within an area of a fall potential. The morning covers all areas covered in the Rooftop awareness course
The course practical sessions are delivered on an outdoor training structure. So students are advised to bring with them appropriate clothing for the prevailing weather conditions.
Course approval This course is Arqiva approved and is a perquisite for working on any Arqiva site
Certificate Validation This course is valid for 3 years.
Prerequisites Minimum age 18 and students must have an understanding of English. A fit for work declaration will need to be completed before start of course.
Course content Categories of Heights - Working at Heights Legislations - Hazard Identification - Risk Assessments - Basic RF hazards - Emergency considerations - Access and Egress implications - Safe working zones whilst on a rooftop.
The afternoon’s course covers, Hierarchy of Measures - Correct selection of PPE - Daily Inspection procedures of PPE - setting up safe systems of work whilst on rooftops - Use of Work positioning - Work restraint and fall arrest equipment - Safe climbing techniques on fixed ladders - basic anchor systems - basic knots.
Assessment procedure Ongoing practical assessment throughout the course and a questions and answers paper on completion of the course to gauge your understanding of the course content. Assistance will be given for those who may need it.