Course Description

Working at Height

Working at Height is a course run by 1 Training, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of Guided Learning Hours 25. For more information about Working at Height at 1 Training, please review the details below.

Working at Height


There may be instances you have to work at height. Unless there are safety measures in place, working at height can cause hazards and accidents. If you want to further your understanding of the measures and protocols you need to implement, Working at Height is a great course to get started on. Falling from height can cause serious injury and even lead to death. This is a risk in the construction and maintenance industry particularly if you have to scale high buildings. This course will focus on how to carry out your duties at height safely and responsibly while adhering to the proper protocols and legislation. The Work at Height Regulations 2005 covers health and safety legislations. These regulations should be understood by employees and the employers alike to assess risks, controls and minimise incidents and hazards from working at height.

Working at Height features practical steps and guidance to assist the company or organisation on how to undertake the risk assessment of working at height, manage such risks, learn to access equipment at height safely and minimise the risks of falling from height for employees working in risky situations. This is a RoSPA approved course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate in the construction and maintenance sectors.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the dangers of working at height
  • Learn about assessing risks when working at height
  • Understand why it is important to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Learn how to effectively manage and control risks and minimise the risk of falls from height

Course Curriculum
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: Prevent Risk of Falls
9: Minimise Consequences
10: The Risk Assessment
11: Course Summary

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

Awarding Body

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is a highly recognised vocational qualification for learners and employers who want to improve the competence of the workforce and ensure greater credibility for the organisation. The qualification is regulated and customised to meet the needs of the learner and employer.

This course is recommended for,

  • Individuals who undertake work at height
  • Individuals who employ people who work at height
  • Construction workers
  • Maintenance workers
  • Project workers

In order to qualify in the course ‘Work at Height’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Pass Mark: 70%

Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Work at Height’ Certificate by RoSPA.

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Training Provider1 Training
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course DurationGuided Learning Hours 25
Course Fee19
Entry Requirements• Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. • A sound educational background is recommended
Carear Path• Construction Manager – £57,000 (Approximately) • Construction Development Manager £55,000 (Approximately) • Construction Worker – £47,000 (Approximately) • Maintenance Technician – £43,000 (Approximately)
Phone+44 208 610 9650
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1 Training

63/66 Hatton Garden, 5th Floor, Suite 23, London. EC1N 8LE, Dublin, United Kingdom. Eircode: EC1N 8LE

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