RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

The Work safely at heights course reflects the skills and knowledge required in roles undertaken by individuals who perform operational workplace tasks involving the requirement to work safely at heights in the resources, factory, construction, maintenance and infrastructure industries. It is essential for someone who works in a position where there is any risk of a fall.

With the aim of preventing falls, working at heights training will provide you with the skills, knowledge and most importantly the confidence required to work safely at heights in the work environment safely.

The course covers applying policies and procedures, using document information to interpret and apply technical and safety information; assessing hazards and risks for working at heights and how to control them; using personal protective equipment; identifying safety systems and fall protection equipment (rigging of and anchoring systems) and checking the fitting, making adjustments and anchoring of fall protection equipment.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Your course will cover the relevant requirements for your jurisdiction.

Important information prior to enrolment

Unit(s) Being Delivered
The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
To view full unit details please visit training.gov.au

Course Delivery
This course will be delivered in the workplace or at a Combined Safety Solutions training facility.

Course Duration (face to face)
• Face to Face – 8 hours (minimum) – full face to face course
Provider of Training and Assessment
This course is delivered and assessed by Combined Safety Solutions in partnership and under the auspice of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

Work Placement Arrangements
No work placement will be required as part of this course.

Learners Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including complaints
Please refer to the student handbook for all details relating to your rights and responsibilities.

Course Fees and Payments
The fee for this course is $295.
Refund and fee protection policy, including cooling-off period – please refer to the student handbook
Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

Assessment Requirements
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

Entry Requirements
An individual undertaking this course with Allens Training Pty Ltd will need to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:
 Physical fitness to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills including gaining access, working, and egress from a place of height whilst wearing the appropriate PPE.
 Sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course.

What happens at the course?

Assessment Activities
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
 Practical Assessment – The assessor must observe all required performance tasks for at least two (2) practical scenarios:
o Identify work requirements
o Identify work procedures and instructions
o Access and install equipment
o Perform work at heights
o Clean up work area
 Theory assessment – A written exam consisting of short answer and multiple-choice questions. All questions must be completed.

All of our Work Safely at Heights courses are delivered in partnership with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please click here for Terms and Conditions.


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