Accelerated Training

RIIWHS204E – Work safely at heights

This course is suitable for workers in resource and infrastructure industries construction and any tradespeople who are required to work at height.

This Course covers all aspects of safe access to heights legislative requirements the selection, use and maintenance of Personal Protective Equipment. There is both a theory and a practical component to Work Safely at Heights.

Course Outline

The theory component includes:

  • WHS Act & Regulations
  • Working at Heights Regulations/PPE regulations
  • Australian Standards and Codes of Practice
  • Hazard analysis & risk assessment
  • Fall Clearances
  • Work restraint and positioning systems
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Inspection and record keeping procedures
  • The correct fitting of harnesses
  • The correct use of ladders
  • The correct and safe storage of equipment
  • Height Safety Rescue Plan

Target Students

Target students of this program are those working in operational roles working at heights in the resources and infrastructure industries. Target Students of this unit of competency work in high risk situations. Including but not limited to:

  • The mining sector
  • Construction industry
  • Transport and logistics
  • Load shifting

Target students will have developed fundamental core skills in:

  • Work Health & Safety
  • Risk Assessments (Toolbox meeting attendance)
  • Working with Permits

Course Details

Duration: 7 Hours
Dates: Monthly
Cost: $275

Venue: Level 1 4a Cnr Baan Baan & 37-39 Princes Highway Dapto NSW 2530


  • A thorough understanding of both written and spoken English
  • Appropriate evidence of identity documentation must be provided on the day of training.
  • All students MUST provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number.

How to Book:

Book Online OR Phone (02) 4262 7072 to secure your booking.

The Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) requires that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider. Your rights and responsibilities can be found in our Student Agreement that should be read BEFORE enrolling into any of our courses.

Accelerated Training is a registered training organisation RTO 41474.