Working Safely at Height

Working safely at heights training is developed for workers who are exposed to the dangers of working at heights both on a regular basis and periodically.

You will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake work at heights safely and competently, covering selection, inspection and safe use of equipment; risk management; understand your obligations and requirements under relevant Australian Standards and Codes of Practice, completing company procedures and legislation as well as a number of height scenarios and practical demonstrations.

Units of Competency

On successful completion of this program, participants will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for:

  • RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
  • Duration
    1 day

  • Delivery Mode
    Face to face

  • Location

  • Pre-requisites / entry requirements

  • Requirements

    • Full PPE
    • Enclosed lace-up shoes
  • Outcome
    Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment

  • Cost
    $ 219.00 pp (no GST applies)

    openpay available

    Personalised payment plan available

    zipPay available

    BERT member funding available

  • Onsite training available on request

Payment Plan
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Our place or yours

ASTRA offers contextualised training to suit your industry roles and requirements. 

Who Needs Working at Height Training?

Working at Heights Training is suited for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights:

  • Roof workers
  • Scaffolders
  • Plant / Equipment and Machinery Operators
  • Tradesman – electrical, installation, building, carpentry, plumbing
  • Tower workers / telecom workers
  • Site Rescue personnel
  • Auditors and Building inspectors

Renewal: Every two (2) years or as stipulated by your employer

Learning Methods

ASTRA use various assessment methods and techniques, including skill and knowledge assessments as an essential step to ensure you progress through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying and training with ASTRA, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples and third-party feedback.

ASTRA requires all students to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). As a minimum requirement, any personnel attending an ASTRA course and training facility must wear enclosed, lace-up shoes with a non-slip sole. Further guidance and support on PPE will be provided at enrolment.

Before commencing any course, ASTRA recommends you consult your doctor to determine any limitations with conducting practical demonstrations if applicable. There may be multiple tasks that require manual handling of materials and equipment and general exposure to accessing and working on structures at height. If you are unsure about your capabilities please contact the ASTRA team for further assistance and to determine the support services in place to assist your training experience.

Upcoming Courses

Price below reflects RRP before any funding subsidies are applied. Eligibility requirements apply and funding applications must be approved before commencement. 

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Working at Heights 6 May 2021 07:30 am - 04:30 pm Brendale 2 $219.00
Working at Heights 11 May 2021 07:30 am - 04:30 pm Brendale 2 $219.00
Working at Heights 3 June 2021 07:30 am - 04:30 pm Brendale 8 $219.00
Working at Heights 15 June 2021 07:30 am - 04:30 pm Brendale 8 $219.00
Working at Heights 1 July 2021 07:30 am - 04:30 pm Brendale 8 $219.00

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