Work at Height

Start date: 20/03/2024
Cost: €80
Venue: Letterkenny, Donegal
Places Currently Available

Work at Height

This programme is intended for all those whose duties may involve some working at height, this ½ day awareness course addresses the high risk associated with such work, even at low height, and the requirements of the 2005 legislation and a detailed discussion of the appropriate use of ladders and steps, and rules for safety. The course concentrates on what the delegate really needs to know for the type of the work being done, for specific applications and work locations.


Suitable for all levels, including the supervisors and managers of all whose duties may include work at height.


The following items are covered in our work at height course

  • Introduction & housekeeping
  • Aims & objectives
  • Health & safety
  • Legal overview
  • Work at height legislation & regulations
  • Duties under the work at height regulations
  • Requirements for Organisation, Planning and Competence
  • The work at height hierarchy
  • Effects and consequences of work at height accidents
  • Hierarchy of protection, controls & hazard management - work at height
  • Work at height risk assessments
  • Bad practice
  • Use of ladders, steps and low-level access

Practical on fitting a harness correctly

  • Pre-use harness inspection
  • Fitting of a fall arrest harness
  • Use of fall arrest & work restraint lanyards
  • Logging & maintenance of equipment

Delivery Method

This course can be delivered in the classroom or via online webinar depending on your preference

  • Whiteboard - Illustrations
  • Videos
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Short Exam

Course Duration

This is a ½ day course.


Safetech certification of attendance is provided on successful completion of the course.

Maximum Participants

The maximum number of participants permtitted to attend a single course is 12.

Funding Available


If you are unemployed and seeking work, you may be eligible for funding from the Department of Social Protection to cover all, or some of the costs of your training. (means depending, you may be entitled to up to €1000).

Candidates who wish to avail of this must make an appointment with a case officer in their local Intreo office, discuss their case & apply for funding. The candidate will receive a funding application form which they must sign & bring/post to us. Upon completion, we will send this back to the case officer who will then review the funding application.

Upon receiving funding approval in the post from the Department of Social Protection, candidates must then call us to reserve a place on our course. We cannot confirm a place on our course until funding approval is gained.


If employed within the private sector or are a sole trader, there may also be funding assistance available through Skillnet funding. Skillnet may fund a percentage of your training, if eligible. For more details on this, please contact us on 074 91 27786.

Upcoming Courses
Start date: 20/03/2024
Cost: €80
Venue: Letterkenny, Donegal
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Venue: Letterkenny, Donegal
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