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RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

The aim of this course is to provide students with the comprehensive understanding of how to correctly use fall protection equipment in a range of environments. Following training, students will be able to identify the hazards of work at height, understand key legislation, and understand the various categories of personal fall prevention and protection equipment including their characteristics and limitations. Students will also be required to carry out pre and post user inspections of all equipment.

Duration: 1 Day (8 hours)

Student/Trainer Ratio: 10:1

Prerequisites & Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.
All students must be eligible to receive nationally recognised training within Australia and provide a valid Unique Student Identifier (USI) upon enrolment.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at all persons who are required to perform any work at heights activities where there is a requirement to utilise personal fall arrest equipment.
It is recommended that participants have year 10 level reading and writing capabilities.

Can overseas visitors complete this training course?

This will depend on the type of visa that you have.

For example restrictions apply to international visitors who hold a Student Visa. Any course undertaken by a Student Visa holder must be conducted by a provider who is registered on CRICOS. As Elbon Consulting Services Pty Ltd is not CRICOS approved we are unable to accept enrolments into any of our courses from any international visitor that holds a Student Visa.

International visitors who hold a Working Holiday Visa may be eligible to enrol into our courses once they arrive in Australia. This is important as some occupations in Australia will have legislative and/or licencing requirements relating to qualifications. International visitors will still be required to provide a valid USI (Unique Student Identifier) prior to enrolling into any Nationally Recognised Training. When registering for your USI number if you select Non-Australian Passport (with Australian Visa) as your form of ID, you will need to enter your Non-Australian passport number when creating your USI. The following details on the passport must match in order to verify in the USI registry system:

  • Family Name
  • Given Name(s)
  • Date of Birth
  • Passport Number
  • Country of Passport

Students from New Zealand will not be able to create a USI using their New Zealand passport until your passport has been registered with the Australian Department of Immigration. This will only happen when the student crosses the border into Australia. Once the passport is registered with the Department of Immigration it can be verified and the student will be able to create a USI using their New Zealand passport.

If you are an International Visitor, you will need to provide a copy of your Visa and/or Passport by emailing training@heightsafety.net. Your Visa details will be verified for eligibility to participate in accredited training within Australia. If you are ineligible, a full refund of fees paid will be provided.

Course Objectives and Content

  • Understanding of height safety legislation and standards
  • How to perform risk assessments and control measures
  • How to recognise suspension trauma
  • Pre and post use inspection of all personal fall arrest equipment
  • How to identify and correct fit a fall arrest harness
  • Demonstrate fall restraint, work positioning and fall arrest techniques
  • Safe use of tools and materials
  • Loads on roof surfaces
  • Installing roof safety systems
  • Anchor point selection and inspection
  • Correct rigging of anchorage slings
  • Use of Self retracting lifelines

Qualifications for Successful Participants

Statement of Attainment in:
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of prior learning and/or credit transfer is not offered for this course as it is anticipated that all participants will be new entrants to this course of study.

Learner Support

We may be able to provide you with learning support. If you think you may need assistance with reading and/or writing, please contact our office to discuss how we may be able to assist.

Course Fees

For more information and an obligation free quote please call our office on 1300 884 978. Group discounts may apply. Please also refer to the Payment Terms and Conditions available on our website and in the Student Handbook.

What do I bring?

All necessary equipment and learning materials will be provided. Light refreshments and lunch will also be provided for training completed at our training facilities. Please wear comfortable clothing and enclosed footwear.

Where can I train?

Training can be conducted in one of our dedicated state-of-the-art training facilities or be conducted on your site with the use of our mobile training simulators.

Assessments are made against units of competency.
$295 Limited GST free
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

<p>The aim of this course is to provide students with the comprehensive understanding of how to correctly use fall protection equipment in a range of environments. Following training, students will be

...
$295 Limited GST free
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

<p>The aim of this course is to provide students with the comprehensive understanding of how to correctly use fall protection equipment in a range of environments. Following training, students will be

...
$295 Limited GST free
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

<p>The aim of this course is to provide students with the comprehensive understanding of how to correctly use fall protection equipment in a range of environments. Following training, students will be

...
$295 Limited GST free
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

<p>The aim of this course is to provide students with the comprehensive understanding of how to correctly use fall protection equipment in a range of environments. Following training, students will be

...
$295 Limited GST free
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

<p>The aim of this course is to provide students with the comprehensive understanding of how to correctly use fall protection equipment in a range of environments. Following training, students will be

...
$295 Limited GST free
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

<p>The aim of this course is to provide students with the comprehensive understanding of how to correctly use fall protection equipment in a range of environments. Following training, students will be

...

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Course testimonials:

  • Long time since i sat in a classroom and at no stage did i drift off to sleep and felt engaged at all times. Excellent course and would highly recommend.

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