RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights training

Chainsaw Level 3

Work safely at heights training
Course OverviewThis course gives participant’s skills and knowledge required to work safety at heights in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors

  • Includes practical and classroom based learning
  • Actual working at heights
  • Harnesses and fall restraint systems
  • Legislative requirements
  • Written assessment
  • Practical assessment
  • Safe work practices
  • Safe work method statements and JSA’s
  • Hazards and risk management
  • Developing an operational plan to work at heights safely
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) required
  • Correct use of energy absorbing lanyards
  • Tools and equipment
  • Emergencies and reporting incidents
  • Checking and storing equipment
  • Duty of care
  • Safe and correct use of ladders including ladder safety training


Course Duration:

1 Full day


Applicants can enrol into this course at any time throughout the year

Who is this course designed for?Our working at heights training course will qualify you for a working at Heights Statement of attainment that is nationally recognised and required to prove you understand the safety implications of “working at heights”.

This Training can be conducted at your work site or off-site at our purpose built training facilities. Work at heights training is focused on fall prevention rather than fall arrest. It is designed to equip workers with the knowledge and skills to safely work in any height situation, primarily being aimed at work situations where work is conducted in a place where a fall from one level to another is possible.

  • Covers the RIIWHS204D unit of competency regarding working safely at heights
  • This course appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights.
  • The hazards, tools & equipment and operational plans required for you to work safely at heights
  • Using safety equipment/systems to facilitate you working safely at heights

Statement of Attainment for: RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights and a Wallet card

Entry requirements:
  • Work boots
  • Work clothing
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