Working At Heights Instructor Course

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Working at Heights Instructor course aim:Working at Heights Instructor Course

The aim of this course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to train others work safely at heights and inspect their own harness & lanyard.

Working At Heights Instructor Course content:

  • Legislation in relation to Working at Heights
  • Working at Height Definition
  • Ladder Safety Awareness
  • Working Safely on Roofs
  • Fall Arrest and Fall Restraint Systems
  • Risk Assessments for Working at Height
  • Inspection of Harness / Lanyard Systems
  • Suspension Trauma and Rescue Plans

Candidate Requirements: A good understanding of both oral and written English. We highly recommend Candidates have or complete a QQI Level 6 Training Qualification such as Training Delivery and Evaluation or Manual Handling instructor, especially if they intend delivering instruction or training on a commercial basis.

Duration: This is a one day course for experienced trainers with an existing training qualification.

Certification and Accreditation: On successful completion of this Working at Heights Instructor course, candidates will receive a Working at Height Instructor Certificate valid for 5 years.

Resource Material: Candidates who successfully complete all practical and theory assessments will be provided with all material required to deliver Working at Heights Instruction. Material will include PowerPoint, Course Notes, Health & Safety Legislation in relation to Working at Heights and WAH Equipment Certification & Trainee Assessment Sheets.


“Great course, great trainer.” Eoin Costello
“Very interesting and well presented. The content was interesting.” Amy Kelly, C & F Automotive
“I found everything was covered on the course.” Emmett Fitzsimmons, Clarke Electrical Engineering

“Very well delivered and very enjoyable.” Terry Keane, Not just Granite
“A very good course and well presented.” Neil Rocks
“Good Interaction and good content.” Peter White, DSM Process Installations Ltd.
“I enjoyed the course. Very interesting and time flew!” Denise Lynam
“Excellent course, not too much detail nor too little. I would be confident to present the information immediately afterwards.” Aisling O’Dwyer, Pinnacle Building Contracts
“The course was really enjoyable, great presentations.” Robert Reid, SETD

“All very good and to the point with no unnecessary padding, thanks.” Mark Williams

“I found the course very informative and fun. I would definitely look into more courses.” Niall McCarron, Mullan Lighting
“I enjoyed the practical applications in the course.” David Ryan
“Very happy with the course overall. Thank you.” Paul Egan

“The course was delivered in a comfortable and pleasant manner.” Eugene Nolan, Corrib Training
“The course was well presented and the information was clear, with a nice and friendly atmosphere.” Martin McNamara
“Enjoyable and interesting course. The tea and coffee was appreciated.” Nicola McEvoy

“It was a very good course.” Liam Fogarty, Fogarty Safety
“Top class course.” Gary Wyse, Silverfern

“I found the course very good and informative.” Chris Kilfeather
“Excellent instructing again. Enjoyed the course and the practical aspect was great.” Bernie O’Rourke, Active Safety Systems
“It was an excellent course with a great trainer.” Tim Wallace, Aer Arann
“Excellent course and brilliantly delivered by Sean.” Roy Mannion, OLDC Offaly
“I was really happy with the course, Thanks.” Paul Bradley
“Sean did a great job. It was well presented.” Liam Walsh, Walsh Health & Safety Training

“The course was very well presented and explained. Sean always keeps it straight forward and easy to understand. Thank you.” Gosia Pryblowska, Surecom NS

I found the course very informative & fun. I would definitely look at more courses. Niall McCarron

Enjoyed the practical applications in the course. David Ryan.

Very happy with the course overall. Thank you. Paul Egan

Thank you. Jessica Coffey

Course was delivered in a comfortable and pleasant manner. Eugene Nolan.

Course was very well presented. All information was clear. Nice friendly atmosphere and good facilities. Martin McNamara.

Enjoyable and interesting course. Nicola McEvoy.