Heights Training Course Options
All heights training is based around the Code of Practice. Managing-the-risk-of-falls-at-workplaces-COP
Safe Work at Heights Course – 1 Day
Courses commence at 0730am and you need to check in at 0720am please.
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This is the course everyone needs to have when they are considered to be working at height. Working at heights simply means when a worker can fall from one level to another and sustain an injury as defined in the WHS Act. This course is also the prerequisite for many higher levels of heights training. Common working at heights questions are answered here.
You will receive the following unit of competency:
Work Safely at Heights RIIWHS204E
This training can earn participants Continuing Professional Development points (CPD). For more details click here
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Safe Work at Heights Refresher Training – 1 Day
Although there is no expiry date for your “Safe Work at Heights” ticket, the national WHS Act requires PCBUs to prove currency of training of their workers (employees or contractors). Many larger companies typically will have a policy, if the certification is older than 2 years, it will not be accepted onsite. So you should consider conducting refresher training on a regular basis, and we suggest that you do not exceed three yearly.
With refresher training for heights you will be re issued a new statement of attainment with the following units of competency issued through RTO Safety Training:
RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights
If you require us to come to you for training, please review our “Mobile Training Centre” information – click here
Heights Rescue Operator – 1 Day
A person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) who implements a fall-arrest system as a measure to control risk must establish emergency and rescue procedures. The procedure must be tested so that they are effective. Workers must be provided with suitable and adequate information, instruction and training in relation to the emergency procedure. Heights rescue planning advice.
So this training is an additional day after you have completed the Safe Working at Heights course. This day is dedicated to performing rescue from height, using numerous heights rescue kits and methods. Successful completion of this days training a Statement of Attainment will be issued through RTO Safety Training:
PUASAR022 Participate in rescue operations
Height Safety Equipment Inspector – 4 hours – “no longer on offer”
Attendees must have a current “Safe Work at Heights” accreditation. This course is designed to qualify your staff to perform the SIX MONTHLY inspections of your harnesses, lanyards etc required by AS1891.4 and the manufacturer. It is a common sense programme that provides attendees with the knowledge and skills to conduct the necessary safety inspections, complete the documentation and tag the equipment.
Successful completion of this four hour programme, attendees will receive a statement of attainment issued through RTO Safety Training:
MEM15004B Perform inspection
Pole Top Rescue Training – 1 Day
This training programme is designed to train persons working at height n poles that support overhead electrical lines to affect a rescue of a work mate who is suspended in their PPE.
Successful completion of this training, attendees will receive a statement of attainment in:
UETTDRRF02 Pole top rescue
HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
issued through RTO Safety Training #40992,
Tower Rescue Training – 2 Days
Personnel working on towers or similar structures have an obligation under the WHS Act to be able to perform when required a tower rescue. These personnel have already completed a nationally accredited “Safe Work at Heights” course, and are now gaining additional height safety skills.
Successful attendees will receive a Statement of Attainment from RTO#91173:
- PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation
- UETTDRRF04 Tower Rescue
- HLTAID009 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation
These training programmes will require you to participate in physical practical exercises that may be potentially hazardous. Ensure you are fully aware of the risks prior to participating and understand the control measures employed.