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.
– WH&S Legislation
– Risk assessment and Hierarchy of Control
– Basic Height Terminologies
– Height Safety Equipment
– 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.
Upon successful completion a Statement of Attainment and Wallet Card will be issued for:
RIIWHS204D – Work Safely at Heights.
Course duration is 1 day (approx 8 hours total) – 7:30am-3:30pm.
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.
$195 per Person
Please refer to our refund policy
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.
THEORY – including presentations, demonstrations and group discussions
PRACTICAL – using equipment in simulated or real workplace environment
Students are assessed based on a multiple choice and short answer written assessment as well as observation of practical skills.
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.