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RIIWHS204D work safely at heights

Introduction

RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights, covers working safely at heights in the resources and infrastructure industries. It is relevant to those working in operational roles at worksites within:
• civil construction
• coal mining
• drilling
• extractive industries
• metalliferous mining

All workers working at heights are required to complete this unit of competency in order to be compliant with legislation and regulations requiring fall prevention training.

This course will explain the requirements designed to prevent falls and the required protective devices and practices, risk assessment techniques for working safely at heights, the correct use of ladders, fall injury prevention systems and suspension trauma awareness.
You will learn to:

  • identify work requirements
  • identify work procedures and instructions for the task
  • access and install equipment
  • perform work at heights; and
  • clean up the work area.

This unit describes a participant s skills and knowledge required to work safety at heights in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

This unit it appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

The course Working at Heights, is a nationally recognised unit of competency; it describes skills and knowledge required to work safety at heights in the resources and infrastructure industries. This unit of competency is appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights.

Note: The terms Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Work Health and Safety (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.

No pre-requisties

Face to face

Written and practical assessments

  • Certification can be expected within 3-5 business days of successful completion of assessment.
  • Wallet cards will be posted to your nominated postal address

Minimum 25% deposit, final payment due on day of course

24 hour cancellation policy

For more information please CLICK HERE to download the Student Handbook.