Working at Heights

Working at Heights

This Working at Heights Safety Awareness programme aims to to impart to the trainees the skills and knowledge necessary to become competent when working at heights so as to prevent falls in accordance with statutory regulations laid down in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone required to work at height.

Participants per course:

Maximum of 12 participants

Course Duration:

4 Hours (1/2 Day)

Course Programme:

  • Introduction – Course administration, Aims and Objectives
  • Legislation governing Working at Heights
  • Accident and Incident statistics (prevention and investigation)
  • Risk Assessment and Hazard Identification
  • Fall Prevention
  • Permanent Work platforms
  • Temporary Work platforms (Scaffolding)
  • MEWP (Mobile Elevated Working Platform)
  • Edge protection
  • Roofwork Fall Protection
  • Safety Netting
  • Safety Harness (care, certification and storage of harness)
  • Lanyard (SWL)
  • Anchorage points
  • Ladder Safety
  • Inspections


Participants, who successfully complete the course, will receive our course completion certificate. The certificate is valid for three years.

Course Cost:

From €300 p/course or €33 p/person.

This course has been approved by Next Level Skillnet for funding.

This can cover up-to 40% of the course cost.

Learn more about your company’s eligibility status at the button below.

*Terms & Conditions Apply

Funding Eligibility

This course has been approved by Next Level Skillnet for funding. Next Level Skillnet members are given financial support with training costs (fee subvention) for their employees. This can be as much as 40% of the course cost.

How do we become a member?

Becoming a member of our network is easy. There is no membership fee required however your company must match the following criteria:

– Your company must not be a public-sector company.

– Your company must either be paying employee’s fees directly or else reimbursing employees that pay their own fees.

*Self-Employed individuals are also eligible for funding.