2018 Dates

January

17

February

14

March

21

April

18

May

16

June

13

July

11

August

8

September

5

October

3 and 31

November

28

December

19

 

 

Work Safely at Heights (RIIWHS204D)

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COURSE OVERVIEW  

This course is designed for persons conducting work at heights and includes:

  • Identifying work requirements
  • Hazard ID
  • Risk Assessment, JSEA and SWMS
  • PPE and Fall arrest Equipment such as:
    • Harnesses
    • Lanyards
    • Lifelines
    • Anchors
    • Ropes
    • Knots
    • Fall arrest devices type 1, type 2 and type 3
    • Rescue plans and devices
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
VOCATIONAL OUTCOMES  

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to consider the following job roles:

  • Work at heights

This unit is appropriate for those working in:

  • Any Organisation
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS  

Safety Boots or Enclosed footwear, wear suitable attire.

DELIVERY AND DURATION  

Duration - Eight (8) hours

Time - 8.30am - 4.30pm

Work Safely At Heights is open to the public and is also conducted upon request. This course is conducted at the Academy monthly.

Learners will receive training in both theory and practical activities. Morning / afternoon tea and lunch is provided when delivered at TTA. Please advise office of any dietary requirements

RPL/LEARNING PATHWAYS  

RPL is not offered. This competency forms part of the RII Resources, Industry and Infrastructure Training Package. Further information can be found at www.skillsdmc.com.au

 

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