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
- 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 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.
- 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
- 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..
- Unique Student Identifier (USI). Further support can be found at – Unique Student Identifier (USI)
- $285 Per Person which may be subject top discount structures upon booking.
- 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
- Annual refreshers recommended
- 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:
- Learners and assessors are responsible for compliance and adherence to the information found within the Participant Handbook V5 HSE 10 Oct 2017
- 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