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 the nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for:

  • RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
  • Duration: 1 day

  • Delivery Mode: Face to face | Online theory + face to face practical

  • Location: Brendale

  • Pre-requisites / entry requirements: N/A

  • Requirements: PPE must be worn (safety boots and high vis clothing)

  • Outcome: Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment

  • Cost: $219.00 pp (no GST applies)

    zipPay available

  • Our place or yours. Onsite training available on request

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, third-party feedback, and in some cases through recognition of prior learning.

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

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Work safely at heights 3 December 2020 07:30 am - 04:30 pm Brendale 8 $219.00
Work safely at heights 17 December 2020 07:30 am - 04:30 pm Brendale 8 $219.00
Work safely at heights 21 January 2021 07:30 am - 04:30 pm Brendale 8 $219.00
Work safely at heights 11 February 2021 07:30 am - 04:30 pm Brendale 8 $219.00
Work safely at heights 23 February 2021 07:30 am - 04:30 pm Brendale 8 $219.00

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