Working Safely At Heights Course Perth, Melbourne & Darwin | Unit Transitioned – course available from 20/09

RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights

Please note: This course contains the new unit of competency – RIIWHS204E which supersedes RIIWHS204D which is due to expire on the 21st October 2021. Both units are equivalent with minimal changes. Bookings for this course are available from the 20th September.

The purpose of ERGT Australia’s Work Safely at Heights (WSAH) course is to train and assess individuals to ensure that they have the knowledge to identify height safety work requirements and skills to follow procedures. On completion of the Work Safely at Heights  course, trainees will be able to inspect, use and maintain a variety of heights safety equipment in line with industry best practice and safely conduct work tasks at height.

ERGT’s height safety training course is designed for individuals who require the skills to work at height and hold competencies to undertake work roles across all industry sectors. The individuals attending this course are experienced workers, or workers receiving additional training required by their employer to suit company needs.

Course Availability

ERGT’s 1-day working at heights course is hosted in-person at our training facilities in Perth, WA, and Melbourne, Victoria and Darwin, NT. Please enquire online or call us on (08) 9417 6900 for more information.

Learning Outcomes

The expected learning outcomes for the Nationally Recognised Training unit RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights are:

  • Identify work requirements
  • Identify work procedures and instructions
  • Access and install equipment
  • Perform work at heights
  • Clean up work area

ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
In order for ERGT to deliver the training and assessment in the timeframe specified for this course, it is recommended (but not mandatory) that trainees come to the course having undertaken workplace training in the following:

  • Completed company induction training
  • Safe Work Management systems
  • Hazard identification and hazard reporting
  • Workplace risk assessment processes

ERGT identified the following courses meet the recommended skills and knowledge. Conduct Hazard Analysis, Common Safety Training Program (CSTP) or industry equivalent induction training program.

Medical and Health Standards
A health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.

Additional Requirements
A government issued photo identification and valid USI is required for course.

Structure and Assessment
The RIIWHS204E Working at heights course is delivered through classroom presentations, group discussions and practical demonstrations and exercises. Trainees will demonstrate their competence through written and practical assessments.

Skills Maintenance
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability, ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted through a working safely at heights refresher course every 2 years.

Authority / Regulator
Nationally Recognised Training is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), which is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector.

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Upon successful completion trainees will be issued with a Statement of Attainment in:

RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights

Also Known as

heights safety Safely Working at Heights Working at Heights Working Safely at Heights WSAH

Common Occupations

Operations Coordinator, Maintenance Coordinator, Operations Manager, Maintenance Manager, Tradesperson, Electrician, Welder, Mechanic, Welder, Boilermaker, Plumber, Sparky, Trade Assistant, TA, Engineer, Roustabout, Roughneck, Scaffolder, Rigger, Team Leader, Leading Hand, Driller, Supervisor, Inspector, Floorman, Derrickman, Operator, Technician, Surveyor


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