RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights

This course has been developed to cater for persons required to work at any height where there is a potential to fall and cause injury, fall from one level to another, work in elevated work platforms, work from scaffold, are required to be compliant with local legislation/Australian Standard AS/NZS: 1891.

Occupations that may benefit from this Unit of Competency are roofers, tilers, air conditioning technicians, scaffolders, builders and any other associated trades where working at heights occurs.

NATIONAL COURSE CODE:  RIIWHS204D

COURSE CONTENTS:

  • Statutory and regulatory authority requirements
  • The names and functions of equipment, components and materials
  • Hazard identification, risk assessment and control
  • Safe shifting and handling of tools and materials
  • The nature of work undertaken at heights
  • Processes of providing safe work practices & safe work methods
  • Safety considerations to work safely at heights
  • Access, interpret and apply technical and safety information
  • Comply with environmental requirements
  • Pendulum effect, snagging, effects of free fall and suspension trauma

COURSE INCLUSIONS: 

  • Course notes and detailed student handbook
  • A4 display certificate issued by Height Safety Engineers
  • Plastic wallet card certificate issued by  Height Safety Engineers

DURATION: 8 hours classroom training and assessment. Face to Face. No online component.

ASSESSMENT METHODS:

  • Training and Assessment will be delivered and certified by  Height Safety Engineers
  • Theory written assessment
  • Progressive practical assessment for more information on assessment methodology please see the Participant Handbook V5 HSE 10 Oct 2017

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Students must be 14years or older
  • Students must have inherent literacy and numeracy skills required to complete the course content. Further support can be found at Student Support
  • All participants are required to bring safety boots, gloves and hard hat. If students do not own a hard hat and gloves these can be provided once discussed at booking stage.
  • Students are not required to bring any other learning materials.
  • Students must be medically fit and comfortable working at heights..


PREREQUISITES:

PRICE:

  • $285 Per Person which may be subject top discount structures upon booking.

AWARD ISSUED:

  • Successful participants will revcieve a statement of attainment for partial completion of RII Certificate II in resources and infrastructure work preparation issued by Height Safety Engineers

RECERTIFICATION:  

  • Annual refreshers recommended

LOCATION:

  • Training can be delivered onsite which can be organised prior to enrolment or at  Height Safety Engineers office, 32 Mount Erin Road Campbelltown

UNIT MAPPING INFORMATION:

  • RIIOHS204A

OBLIGATIONS:

NOTES:

  • Due to the practical components of the course, participants are advised to wear comfortable casual attire.
  • This unit is nationally recognised and registered on the TGA website training.gov.au