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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.


8 Hours

Please note: The course may be completed within a shorter or longer time frame depending on the experience of those in attendance

Course Content

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

Assessment Method

Knowledge based questionnaires and practical demonstration


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 snack before the course starts and during the course breaks. All participants will be offered morning/ afternoon tea.

Course Fee


CTF Subsidy

$79.50 payable after CTF has been applied. (for eligible companies 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.

Course Summary

Work Safely at Heights

Duration: 8 Hours
Cost: $265.00
CTF Subsidy: $79.50.

This subsidy is available to eligible companies only.

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