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Work Safely at Heights
Aim of this Course / Target Group
This course provides skills and knowledge through a blend of meaningful theoretical instruction with practical training, based on simulated workplace situations. This aids participant understanding of the hierarchy of hazard control, the forces generated in falls, specific hazards such as pendulum effect, swing back and suspension trauma.
This course also illustrates the selection, inspection, application and maintenance of anchor points, harnesses, and other height safety equipment as well as addressing other height safety topics such as ladders, temporary scaffolds and working in elevated work platforms (not including WP certification).
This course is suitable for any individual who is required work at height.
Please note: The course may be completed within a shorter or longer time frame depending on the experience of those in attendance
This course is based on the requirements outlined in the Regulations, Codes of Practise and Standards applicable to any person required to work at heights for any reason and includes:
- Safe work systems and practices to prevent falls
- Identification of hazards, assessing and addressing risks
- Selection, fitting, use, care, maintenance and storage of PPE
- Selection, use, care, storage of tools and equipment to be used
- Emergency response procedures; and
- Safe methods of working on brittle and fragile material
Knowledge based questionnaires and practical demonstration
During the COVID-19 pandemic period, to minimise risk, the theory component of this course can be delivered via remote facilitation (web-based conference) however the practical component will need to be completed at one of our training centres.
Must have basic English literacy skills
Academic Award & Recognition
Upon successful completion participants will be issued with the following Statement of Attainment which will be recognised nationally:
- RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights
What To Wear
All course participants are required to wear appropriate work attire. Whilst closed in shoes are a minimum requirement for attendance on any course, steel capped safety boots are required for forklift, dogging, vehicle loading crane (hiab) and rigging courses.
Morning Tea & Lunch
Feel free to grab a tea, coffee or a snack before the course starts and during the course breaks. All participants will be offered morning/ afternoon tea and for those attending full day courses lunch is provided (an assortment of sandwiches and hot finger foods).
Persons with special dietary requirements should cater for their own personal needs.
$79.50 After CTF Subsidy
This subsidy is available to eligible participants only.
The Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.