Certified Online Training

Working at Height


This course helps businesses comply with regulations as set out in the Work at Height Regulations, 2005. This training course provides candidates with an in-depth understanding of how to effectively undertake a working at height risk assessment to ensure control and safety, how to access equipment safely and additionally how to ensure employees monitor the risk and reduce the risk of falls from height.

Who is this for?

This course is aimed at anyone who undertakes work at height, or who employs people who work at height regularly.

How long is the course?

The duration of the course is 105 minutes of instructor led video content, with additional time required for answering interactive questions.


The cost of the course is €35 per person. Discounts are available for 10 or more candidates booking the course. For further information on group discounts please email or ring 087 250 4888.


Like all our interactive e-learning courses that we provide here at First Aid Direct, every candidate is required to engage with the course material and answer multiple-choice questions throughout each module. Candidates must receive a minimum of 70% to successfully pass the course.

Benefits of E-learning

  • Cost effective
  • Saves time
  • Flexibility
  • Improves performance and productivity
  • Lower environmental impact

The course concentrates on key Working at Height topics including:

1. Introducing work at height
2. The dangers of work at height
3. The work at height regulations
4. Summary of duty holder’s responsibilities
5. Employer’s responsibilities
6. The hierarchy of control
7. Avoiding work at height wherever possible
8. Prevention risk of falls
9. Minimise consequences
10. The risk assessment
11. Course summary

This course is approved by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) and First Aid Direct.

Upon completion of the course candidates will receive a ‘Working at Height’ certificate.

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