Work Safely at Heights – RIIWHS204D

A nationally accredited program covering hazard identification, risk management and best practice in working at heights.
Participants in the course will learn advanced concepts on how to work safely at heights through a combined delivery approach, using both theory and practical exercises.
It is a legal requirement that any person, regardless of industry, who performs any type of work more than 2 meters off the ground, must be trained in working at heights. This one-day course is ideally suited to workers in the construction and mining industries, who either work above 2 metres or where fall protection equipment is required.

Course Content

– WH&S Legislation
– Risk assessment and Hierarchy of Control
– Basic Height Terminologies
– Height Safety Equipment
– Anchoring
– Safe Ladder Techniques
– Maintenance and Inspection
– Emergency procedures and rescue requirements
– Developing Site Procedures and Safe Work Methods (SWMS, JSA’s)

The program involves an extensive practical skills development module in a simulated or real workplace and includes a Work at Heights rescue practical.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion a Statement of Attainment and Wallet Card will be issued for:
RIIWHS204D – Work Safely at Heights.

Course Duration

Course duration is 1 day (approx 8 hours total) – 7:30am-3:30pm.

Course Venue

Training and assessment is conducted at the 3D Safety Training Centre or training can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there have suitable infrastructure and training facilities.

Max Students

10

Cost

$195 per Person

Refund Policy

Please refer to our refund policy

Prerequisites

Nil

Entry Requirements

Physical ability to successfully complete practical tasks and assessments

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Language, literacy and numeracy skills are required at a level to read, complete, interpret and communicate workplace documentation relevant to working at heights.

Delivery Method

THEORY – including presentations, demonstrations and group discussions
PRACTICAL – using equipment in simulated or real workplace environment

Assessment Process

Students are assessed based on a multiple choice and short answer written assessment as well as observation of practical skills.

Further Information

For more information about the course or how to apply, contact 1300 663 195 or you can Enquire Online. This course requires a Unique Student Identifier (USI) . To apply for a free USI visit usi.gov.au.

Detailed student information is available in the Student Information Handbook. This booklet contains important information regarding your rights and obligations. Please download our student handbook in our Student Resources section.

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