Roof Worker (Arqiva Approved)

  • During this course those attending are provided with the essential practical and theoretical information needed in order to safely access and work on rooftop sites. Students are taught to identify and deal with hazards and risks commonly associated with this type of work, training will also cover the correct use of personal fall protection equipment (PFPE) such as harnesses, lanyards, restraint ropes etc.

    Course ID:  TC2
    Ratio: 6 students to 1 instructor
    Duration: 1 day


  • Worker on roof


    Those attending must be medically fit with a head for heights.

    Who Should Attend

    This course is aimed at field engineers, site acquisition staff, riggers and others who may need to use PFPE when accessing and working on rooftop sites.

    Course Objectives & Content

    • Health and safety legislation 
    • Dangers of working at height 
    • Assessment of hazards and risks commonly found on rooftops 
    • Collective fall protection methods and equipment 
    • Introduction to RF found on rooftops (duration 15-20 minutes) 
    • Dealing with syncope (suspension trauma) - awareness only 
    • How to fit PFPE, its characteristics and limitations 
    • Inspection, care and disposal requirements for PFPE 
    • Restraint, positioning and fall arrest techniques 
    • Anchor point selection and checking – eyebolts and horizontal fixed wire systems 
    • Practical climbing of ladders using twin lanyards 
    • Practical restraint and fall arrest techniques on rooftops 
    • Equipment handling of light loads to a maximum 20 kg 
    • Safety with tools and equipment when working at roof edges 


    The successful delegate will receive a certificate valid for 1 year, after which a refresher training will be necessary. 3M will notify you when your certificate is due for renewal.


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