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Working at Height - online learning

Whether you work at height as part of your pest control work or supervise those who do, this Work at Height online training is essential for many pest professionals.

 This online course covers the basic principles of health and safety, the legal obligations of both employers and employees and it provides best practice guidance designed to keep everyone safe.

Working at height for pest control managment training online BPCA



Upon completion of the online learning course, you will understand:

  • The definition of working at height
  • Legal responsibilities of employers and employees
  • How to choose the most appropriate safety equipment
  • How to safely use and maintain different types of equipment
  • The specific challenges relating to working on roofs.

This short course is suitable for anyone who undertakes work at height, or who employs people who regularly work at height, such as pest control technicians, technical inspectors, field biologists, managers, directors and owners.

Level: Foundation (+)
Prerequisites: None
Delivery: Online only
Additional Study: None
Access: 4 weeks
Assessment: None
BPCA Registered CPD points: 1
BASIS Prompt CPD points: TBC




Online programme

This is an online, e-learning course that can be taken at any time. You can find out more about our online learning courses here.

System requirements

Our online learning portal requires Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or later

Windows: Internet Explorer 8 or later, Microsoft Edge (latest version) and Google Chrome (latest version).

Mac: Safari 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version).

Mobile (Apple): Safari in Apple iOS7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version) and in Android OS 4.1 and later Articulate Mobile Player in Apple iOS or later on iPad.

Android OS: Articulate Mobile Player in Android OS 4.1 or later (optimised for tablets)


Screen reader Jaws 16 or later with Internet Explorer 11 or later (Flash output only). Section 508 Accessibility Complies with applicable requirements. WCAG 2.0 Accessibility Complies with applicable requirements




There is no assessment or prerequisites for this course.

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will receive a BPCA Certificate of Completion in Work at Height. You will be able to print this certificate online.



The course fee will give you access to this course on our eLearning centre for four weeks.

  Including VAT Excluding VAT
Members £24 £20
Non-members £36 £30

Cancellation Terms:

Online course cancellations will only be accepted on receipt of written instruction and are effective from the date received by the BPCA. Cancellations will not be given if online learning has been accessed.

• More than 7 working days prior to course: No charge
• 7 working days or less: 100% of fee