NPORS: Safe Working at Height (N404)

Course Summary

This half day NPORS accredited course will provide delegates with the knowledge and competence to minimise the risk of a height related accident and how to properly maintain workplace equipment.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course delegates should be able to answer and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities when working at height
  • Be able to define height work, identify the hazards of work above ground level and outline the general requirements necessary to control them
  • Be able to identify accident causation in work at height
  • Have an appreciation of planning and organisation of work at height
  • Set up an exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency situations and identifying any overhead hazards
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for safe working at height use
  • Demonstrate working at height and explain all safety issues that could arise

Maximum number of learners



½ day


Theory question paper.

Practical assessment.


Delegates will be awarded a NPORS ID card, valid for 5 years.

If required, a certificate of attendance can also be provided at an additional charge.


Please get in contact either by phoning the office on 028 30 838 267 or by emailing to discuss a price.


We run this course at our premises in Newry and for our clients across Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland at their premises or a suitable site of their choosing.

*The following course(s) have been registered by CITB NI for grant assistance to registered in scope employers

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