Newcastle Rescue & Consultancy Pty Ltd provide Work safely at heights safety training for persons who are required to work at height. Our course is Nationally Recognised and is in accordance with the Australian Standard 1891 and relevant Codes of Practice.
The work safely at heights training course is structured to ensure participants have the understanding of risk assessment procedures and permits to work at height. Participants will gain relevant skills to select height safety equipment and apply it to specific tasks.
The course will cover the following areas;
- WH&S Legislation
- Height Safety Regulations
- Codes of Practice and Australian Standards
- Correct use of Height Safety Equipment
- Case Studies from Industry
- Risk Assessment and Hierarchy of Control
- Management and Employee Responsibilities
- Full Restraint Devices and Equipment
- Fall Arrest Devices and Safety Equipment
- Safe Ladder Techniques
- Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Requirements
- Setting up a Fall Restraint System
- Emergency Procedures, including Height Rescue Procedures
- Suspension Trauma
- Developing Site Procedures and Safe Work Methods
Upcoming Courses for Work Safely at Heights Training
If there are no upcoming scheduled courses for Work safely at Heights Training, please contact us to find out if we can arrange a custom course for you.
Unit of Competency
- RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
Duration of Course
Training is delivered Face to Face. All training handouts supplied.
Participants are to provide their own workplace appropriate gloves. Participants are to wear comfortable clothing and closed in shoes.
Physical Requirement – a participant must be in good health and medically fit for work. If weight is over 136kg, we advise participant to bring a specialised harness with them to the training.
Participants will complete a theory based assessment and a practical based assessment to determine their competence.
On successful completion of the work safely at heights training course, participants will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment and a wallet card stating;
- Participant Name
- Units of Competency Completed
- Date of Completion
- Statement of Attainment Number
Recognition of Prior Learning
All participants are offered the opportunity to apply for RPL. Please refer to the Student Handbook (located in resources) or phone 1300 356 686 for the procedure of how to apply.
From 1st January 2015, it is a requirement when enrolling in a Nationally Recognised training course to have a Unique Student Identifier Number (USI). Certifications cannot be issued until the USI number has been provided and verified.