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Access and Rescue for Theatre and Stage - Level 1

A course designed around the requirements of those who work at height in the theatre and entertainment industry. Whether a lighting technician, sound engineer, master carpenter or part of the automation team, this course will teach you how to access work areas at height in a safe and efficient way. The course is a mixture of theory and practical focusing on specific height related issues within the entertainment environment.

Guardian Training Academy - Sheerness, Kent, UK


Price per Person: £140.00 + VAT 

Duration: 1 Day 

Trainer to Delegate Ratio: 1:6 

Location: Guardian Sheerness or On-Site

Certificate Validity: 3 Years 

To provide individuals who work in the specific area of theatre and stage with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work safely at height and conduct safe and effective rescues. 

The course is best suited for delivery on site allowing for the variety of working at height challenges generated by different theatres/shows. Alternatively, training can be delivered at the Guardian training Centre in Kent. 

Course Objectives:

The course is designed to enable delegates to understand and explain: 

  • The general Health & Safety duties of employers and employees in the workplace
  • The basics of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and other legislation related to work at height
  • The fundamental principles of Fall Protection, including the ‘hierarchy of controls’
  • What a restraint system is, its components, uses and limitations
  • What a fall arrest system is, its components, uses, and limitations
  • What a work positioning system is, its components, uses and limitations

Participants Will Receive:

  • Certificate lasting 3 years 
  • Direct support from the Guardian training team and Guardian Fall customer service

Important Information:


All personnel participating in Safety Training shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating. Delegates will be required to sign a statement stating that they are medically fit to participate in safety training and that they do not suffer from any medical illness or are under the influence of any narcotic substance or alcohol. 


  • Suitable clothing for training at height (outdoors at Sheerness) 
  • Safety boots 
  • Helmet 
  • Gloves 
  • Any work at height PPE if in possession and within valid statutory inspection 

Documents Required: 

Photo ID 




    Health and safety at work Act, Work at Height Regs 2005, PUWER, LOLER

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