Working at Height

Courses in Principles of Working at a Height | IPAF

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Over 60 years of Training Success

Learn the Principles of Working at a Height

Working At Height
€115
Certification: ISM
Duration: 1 Day
MEWP Training
€149
Certification: Operator ID card
Duration: 1 Day
Over 60 years of Training Success

IPAF MEWP Courses

IPAF Static Boom 1b
€220
Certification: IPAF
Duration: 1 Day
IPAF Scissor Lift 3a and Boom 3b
€275
Certification: IPAF
Duration: 1 Day
IPAF Telescopic Boom 3b
€220
Certification: IPAF
Duration: 1 Day
IPAF Scissor Lift 3a
€220
Certification: IPAF
Duration: 1 Day

Working at Height FAQs

Do you need training to Work at Height?

Anyone who Works at Height in any place, including a place at or below ground level, is required to undertake training to prove that they are competent and safe in their work.

What does Working At Height training cover?

The course includes the law and regulations, personal protective equipment, pre-use inspection, the harness and anchor points, climbing ladders and scaffolding, using equipment on-site, suspension trauma, packing and storing equipment and rescue planning.

Our requirement is different to the course content, what should we do?

If you have a specific requirement outside of the typical course content, talk to our team directly on 01-8641790 and we will be happy to help.

Can I do this course online?

No, as it is recommended that all trainees should demonstrate that they understand fully all aspects of the course content and that they are safe and competent prior to receiving certification.

What is the course duration and how many years is the certificate for?

The course duration is 4 hours and the certification is valid for 5 years.

Where are the courses located?

We deliver our public courses from our training centre in Tallaght, Dublin 24 and Finglas, Dublin 11 and off-site nationwide at our customer’s locations.

English is not my first language, is this course for me?

The course is delivered in English with no written exam required. If you would like to discuss this further, talk to our team directly and we will be happy to help.

How can I book?

You can book online now or contact our team on 01-8641790. If the date you are looking for is not available on our website, give us a call! We are adding courses all the time.

IPAF Courses FAQs

What is IPAF?

IPAF stands for the International Powered Access Federation and is an internationally recognised standard for operating scissor lifts, self-propelled and static booms. These vehicles are commonly referred to as scissors, cherry pickers or telescopic booms.

What does IPAF training cover?

The IPAF Operator course is a mix of theory and practice and is designed to teach learners to manoeuvre, drive and position MEWPs safely and proficiently. The most popular course is the 3a and 3b course, which shows you how to operate the scissor and self-propelled boom lifts. The 1b course covers additional vehicles such as vehicle-mounted platforms, trailers or push-arounds, static booms and spiders.

Can I do this course online?

You can choose to take the theoretical element of the course online which takes approx 3 hours to complete. The eLearning is broken into manageable sections that you can complete at your own pace and save and resume your training at any time. The course is available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. Once you complete your eLearning you will need to book in for your practical assessment with ISM.

What is the course duration and how many years is the certificate for?

The course duration is 8 hours and the certification is valid for 5 years.

Where are the courses located?

We deliver our public courses from our training centre in Tallaght, Dublin 24 and off-site nationwide at our customers’ locations.

English is not my first language, is this course for me?

The course is delivered in English, however, the exam paper is available in multiple languages. If you would like to check further, talk to our team directly and we will be happy to help.

How can I book?

You can book online or contact our team on 01-8641790. If the date you are looking for is not available on our website, give us a call! We are adding courses all the time.

Stay Sharp, Learn from Industry Experts

Working at Height

With industry-leading working at height, IPAF accredited instructors and our state of the art IPAF accredited training centre in Tallaght we are fully equipped to help you learn the principles of safely working at a height. ISM’s courses provide trainees with the skills and certification required to operate competently as outlined in Irish Health & Safety Legislation.

Whether you are a beginner looking to expand your skills or an experienced operator wanting to get a recognised certification, we have the course for you. Designed to meet your specific needs our working at height courses will cover roof work installations and maintenance, including practical applications covering the provision and use of fall arrest and fall restraint equipment.

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