Course Dates for 2017:

February

13

 

March

1

April

5

May

3 and 31

June

28

July

26

 

August

23

September

20

October

18

November

15

December

13

 

 

 

 

 
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Work Safely at Heights (RIIWHS204D)

 

This course is designed for persons conducting work at heights. Work Safely at Heights includes identifying work requirements, hazard I.D. risk assessment, associated equipment such as; Harnesses, lifelines, anchors, ropes, knots, type 1-2-3 fall arrest decvices, rescue plans etc.

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Duration:
1 Day (8 Hours)
Pre-requisites:
Nil
Course Elements:
  • Identify work requirements
  • Identify work procedures and instructions for the task
  • Access and install equipment
  • Perform work at heights
  • Clean up work area
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply legislative, organisation and site requirements and procedures
  • Access, interpret and apply technical and safety information
  • Apply diagnostic/fault finding techniques
  • Apply environmental requirements
  • Apply isolation procedures
  • Work in varying weather conditions
  • Names and functions of equipment, components and materials
  • Equipment manufacturer's instructions and specifications
  • Safe shifting and handling of tools and materials
  • Statutory and regulatory authority requirements
  • The nature of work undertaken at heights
  • Heights safety systems
  • The processes of providing for safe working practices
  • Safety equipment/systems and considerations to facilitate working safely at heights
  • Safe Work Methods
RPL:
RPL is not offered for this course
Pathways:
Students who successfully complete the Unit Of Competency may be eligible for entry into further study such as: Certificate III in Civil Construction
Entry Requirements:
NIL

Visit this link to the ABC wesite to see a report on the industry regulators and to increase your awareness.

Dangers of working at height - ABC report