Rooftop Operative Training


This full day is aimed at operatives, managers, supervisors and safety advisorsthat work or manage the way work at height on roofs is undertaken, taking an indepthlook at the working at height regulations 2005 and guidance for work onroofs.

Course objectives

This specialized course will identify the hidden dangers to working on and aroundflat and pitched roofs and common lack of anchorage.

A detailed view of suitable commercially available portable man safe systems,edge protection and its safe instalment.

The characteristics of fall protection equipment and the benefits of fall restraintover fall arrest.

Candidates will be assed during the practical session using associated roof accessequipment such as temporary and permanent fall protection systems, adjustablerestraint, positioning equipment and permanent and temporary anchorage points.

Who will benefit?

Anyone involved in working on flat or inclined roofs.

Course content

  • This course incorporates the ANG1 course


  • Legislation / Mechanics of a fall


  • Pre-use inspection - includes practical exercise


  • Anchor points and devices


  • Donning a harness - includes practical exercise


  • Storage, care and maintenance


  • Rescue requirements and options


  • Theory test paper (multiple choice)


Training methods

Lectures, printed course material, hands on equipment, practical exercise, andpre-use inspection exercise.


Successful delegate will receive a certificate on completion.

PPE requirements

No requirements due to classroom based training.

Course duration/Number of delegates

The course is designed for up to 8 delegates at any one time and is held over onefull working day, typically 09:00 - 16:00

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