Working at Height Instructor Course


  • Duration – 2 days
  • Max Numbers – n/a
  • Dates – Please call ASafe HQ for details
  • Location – To be advised

Our work at height instructor course brings the trainer through the delivery requirements of work at height training. It focuses on the hierarchy of fall protection and measures that legally need to be taken in order to be able to work at height safely. The course also allows trainers to become qualified in the thorough examination and inspection of personal fall protection equipment. The programme runs over two days and is 50% practicable. Our state of the art facility supplied by Ashfield Safety in Athlone is a working at height rig able to demonstrate the benefits of different fall protection measures using live dummies and interactive demonstrations.

Course Full. Please contact us for future Course Dates


  • Duration – 2 days
  • Max Numbers – n/a
  • Cost – €495 per person

Course Outline

  • Relevant Legislation Including Part 4: Work At Height
  • Regulation 112: Fall Arrest Systems & Reg. 113: Work Restraint Systems
  • Working at Height Systems
  • Types of Equipment & Fall Factors
  • Fall Arrest Vs. Fall Restraint
  • Selecting, Fitting & Using Equipment
  • Equipment Care, Inspection & Records (GA3)
  • Emergencies & Suspension Syncope
  • Practical Demonstration of Systems
  • Regulation 119: Inspection of work equipment
  • Harnesses Systems & the Correct Inspection Procedures
  • Restraint Systems & the Correct Inspection Procedures
  • Fall Arrest Systems & the Correct Inspection Procedures
  • Fibre Damage, Contamination, Wear & Tear.
  • Equipment Life Expectancy
  • GA1 Inspection & Thorough Examination Records

Learning Outcomes

  • Legislation in relation to Health & Safety, Working at Heights and Lifting Equipment Inspection and
  • Working at Height Definition
  • Ladder Safety Awareness
  • Working Safely on Roofs
  • Working at Height from MEWPS
  • Mobile Access Towers Safety Awareness
  • Scaffolding Safety Awareness
  • Excavations in relation to Working at Height
  • Fall Arrest and Fall Restraint Systems
  • Risk Assessments for Working at Height
  • Suspension Trauma and Rescue Plans
  • Inspection, Auditing and Certification of Harness / Lanyard Systems to GA1 Standard

Who should Attend

Professional trainers who want to deliver work at height training. Site Managers, safety officers, contract managers or any personnel that wants to thoroughly inspect personal fall protection inspection

Cert & Assessment

MCQ theory assessment and practical demonstration of fitting and inspecting the personal fall protection equipment.