WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS RIIWHS204D

COURSE OUTLINE
The work safely at heights course covers working safely at heights in resources and infrastructure industries. It includes: identifying the work requirements, work procedures and instructions for the task; accessing and installing equipment; performing work at heights; and cleaning up the work area. This nationally accredited course covers the safe working practices when working at eights or depths, and is appropriate for those working in a operational roles, at worksites within:

  • Civil construction
  • Metalliferous/ Coal mining and Drilling
  • Extractive industries

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Basic verbal and written English communication skills sufficient to read material and understand instruction. Where necessary theory assessment can be answered verbally.

HOW LONG WILL TRAINING TAKE?
Typically the training and assessment is competency-based and is a 1 day course.
Please Note-Total time is dependent on competency of each individual.

HOW IS THE TRAINING DELIVERED?
Training and assessment is both practical and theory based and delivery.

FULL COURSE TRAINING– Practical and theory training based on theory concepts and set tasks that need to be completed. The learner is then given a theory and a practical assessment.
Designed for all types of learners giving them access to the equipment and skills required to be competent in the practical skills and knowledge of working at heights in a very focused one on one environment.
Step 1-Completion of theory training and equipment familiarization
Step 2– Learner completes practical training in a structured learning environment in a small group.
Step 3– Learner completes a final theory and practical based assessment and is issued a Statement of attainment and a proof of training card.

YOU WILL LEARN TO:

  • Plan and prepare for working at heights
  • Apply a working knowledge of OHS & regulatory requirements
  • Identification and control of risks
  • Inspection, use and maintenance of harnesses and lanyards
  • Care of equipment
  • Demonstration of nominated rescue procedure
  • Identification and use of rescue equipment