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Working at Heights Course

The objective of this course is to enable worker to recognize fall hazards and identify and apply fall protection controls, including fall prevention and fall arrest.

OETIO Working at Heights Program is a blended delivery course. The theoretical portion of the course is approximately a 4 hour E-Learning module that can be completed at home. Upon successful completion of the E-Learning module, the participant schedules the practical at one of the OETIO's campuses or at an Area Office if available.

Upcoming Practical training sessions

eLearning Theory Module (E-Learning)

  • Rights and Responsibilities

  • Identification of the hazards of Working at Heights

  • Eliminating or Controlling the Hazards of Working at Heights

  • Warning Methods and Physical Barriers

  • Ladders and Similar Equipment

  • Personal Fall Protection Equipment


Practical Module:

  • Barriers and Other Fixed Equipment

  • Personal Fall Protection Equipment

  • Anchor Points

  • Work Access Equipment and Platforms

  • Rescue Planning


Refresher Training: 

  • If the participant has taken an MOL approved Working at Heights course after April 15, 2015 they must take a refresher course to extend validity for an additional 3 years. The refresher training consists of the practical component only.  Participants will need to provide their MOL Learner ID before they can be enrolled in training. 

​Who Should Attend: 

  • Workers whose employers require it as a condition of employment



  • None



  • Working at Heights training is valid for 3 years upon completion of training



  • Free to IUOE Local 793 members



  • Fill out the form below


Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development's Chief Prevention Officer approved

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