Fall Protection

Course Particulars

Course Code: WAHA/GI-FP101

Duration: 2 Days

Student/Instructor Ratio: 12:1

Training Compliance: HSA, HSA, OSHA.

Working AT Height – Academy ™  are proud to introduce our Fall Protection course for your convenience.

Who Should Attend:

This Fall Protection & Working at Heights Awareness Training Course targets those working at height and using Fall Protection Equipment as part of a work at Height system, Using Scaffolds, Platforms, MEWP, Ladders (Leaning or Fixed), A-Frame ladders or access work areas. The material considers environments, including working platforms, roofs, accessing plant and machinery or other similar areas.

Course Aims:


  • be familiar with the main aspects of working at heights legislation
  • be familiar with the various types of fall protection equipment
  • know how-to put-on & use of fall protection equipment correctly
  • be familiar with the correct storage of fall arrest equipment.

Course Content:

  • International Legislation
  • Irish, UK & EU Legislation
  • What is Fall Protection
  • Risks & Hazards
  • Hazard Control
  • ABCs of Fall Protection
  • Anchorages of Fall Protection
  • Body ware Fall Protection Systems
  • Connecting Devices
  • Vertical Fall arrest systems
  • Pre-use Inspections
  • Other Work at Height Equipment
  • Emergency Planning
  • Types of Rescue Equipment
  • Specialised Roof Systems
  • Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs)

 Course Location:

This is a theory course will be delivered through our Virtual Learning Platform. This course can also be delivered on site if in-person training is required by the employer.

Course Certification:

On successful completion of this course learners will receive a Fall Protection & Work at Height Awareness Certificate of Competency from Working at Height Limited.

Certification Duration:

Certificate is electronic and valid for 3 years; it contains a unique Customer Number ensuring full traceability and verification.

Course Duration:

This Course is a One-day course

Course Delivery Method:

Delivery Method:

  • PowerPoint Presentation – Virtual Learning Platform or in-person training
  • Videos – Virtual Learning Platform or in-person training
  • Discussions – Virtual Learning Platform or in-person training
  • Theory Assessment – Virtual Learning Platform or in-person training

Working at Height’s Virtual learning Platform or in-person training.

Training Materials:

All Delegates will be given;

  • Working at Height Group Online Portal Access
  • Working at Height Group Student Manual Via our Online Delegate Portal.
  • Working at Height Group Digital Certificate. { Printed Certificate & ID Card (Extra)}


Participants are required to complete a short multiple-choice assessment. Verbal questioning throughout the course to ascertain comprehension and knowledge.

Why Working at Height Limited?

Competence: Working at Height Limited are a Quality Assured Training Provider (QATP).

All our trainers are having completed the following: QQI Level 6, EQF 5 Train the Trainer (6N3326, MSA Safety Certification in Fall Protection & Work at Height Awareness, Petzl Equipment & Inspection Certification.

All training in conducted in accordance with:

  • ISO 10333-1/2/3/4/5/6, ISO 14567:1999, ISO 22846-1:2003, ISO22846-2:2012
  • Health & Safety Authority – Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2007 Part 4 Work at Height – Ireland
  • EN 795:2012 – Personal Fall Protection Standard.
  • BS 8454:2006 – Code of Practice for the Delivery of Training and Education for Work at Height.
  • EU-OSHA – Framework Directive (90/269/EEC) – EU-OSHA
  • ISO 29990:2010 Learning Services for non-formal education and training – International.
  • ISO 45001 – Occupational Health and Safety Management – International.
  • MSA-Safety Fall Protection Training

Our Courses:

Working at Height Courses are written & delivered in accordance with International, Local Standards, and International, Local Legislation of; Ireland, UK, EU and USA Laws. If you are in going to work in any of these area’s we can teach the local Health and Safety laws for that region on request.

IMS Ref: 5.9.TC.7.29.1

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