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Working at Heights Course

Working at Heights

Do you need to train multiple workers in Working At Heights at the same time?

We can provide all the necessary equipment and bring the training to your door at most locations across australia

Intrinsic Safety training

Hassle-Free Working at Heights Training

Price

Corporate (Group) bookings can be made from $190 per person*

Duration

Initial Course: 8 hours
Refresher Course: 8 hours

Certification

RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

COURSE DETAILS

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Price is based on Sydney metro based delivery.

Group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and Intrinsic Safety Training.

Initial Course:

8 hours face to face training and assessment.

Refresher Course:

8 hours face to face training and assessment.

Important information regarding course durations:

Course durations are reflective of group sizes between 4 and 15 students. 

If there are less students in a group course duration may be reduced by a maximum of 10%. 

Therefore, if a class size exceeds 15 students it may  be necessary to increase course duration.

What are you issued upon completion?

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the following statement of attainment:

  • RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

Who issues the certificate?

Training and assessment is delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd (RTO 90909), therefore they will issue the statement of attainment for this course.

How often should the training be done?

It is essential workers are safe when carrying out work at height, this requires skill and competency.  The industry recommendation is that workers conduct this course at least every 3 years.

The course includes the following topics:

  • Legal requirements for working at heights across Australia

  • Nature of work undertaken at heights

  • How to comply with height safety systems

  • Safe working practices for work at height

  • Using safety equipment and systems for work at height

  • Complying with safe work methods

  • Assessing hazards and risks with working at heights

  • Implementing control measures to minimise risk when working at height

  • Identifying required safety systems for working at heights

  • Applying relevant documentation, policies, and procedures for working at height

  • Names and functions of equipment, components, and materials for working at height

  • Safe use of ladders

Physical Requirements

Students will have to carry out various physical practical exercises. Therefore students should be capable of conducting the following activities:

  • Correctly fitting a harness

  • Climbing fixed ladders

  • Moving and erecting portable ladders

  • Climbing a tower or other structure using twin tail lanyards

  • Conduct a self-rescue while operating at heights

  • Participating in a rescue of a suspended casualty

Assessment Components

Both practical (tasks and scenarios) and written theory assessments will be conducted during face to face training sessions.

Students undertaking this course will have to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • Sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete this course

Personal Safety
  • Personal safety equipment must be provided by/for the student and worn during training

Venue Information/Catering

Students attending courses at our venues must provide:

  • Lunch (cafes operate within or close to all of our training venues)

  • Appropriate clothing (preferably long pants and closed footwear)

Student Rights and Responsibilities

The Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) requires that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider. By enrolling into any of our courses you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions outlined in our Student Agreement.

Identification Requirements

Students will be required to show proof of identification at the commencement of the course.

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