Work Safely at Heights

Duration

1 day

Schedule

Register Your Interest in this course and sign up to become a Short Courses Website member (or if an existing member, log in) by clicking on the ‘To Register Your Interest’ icon.

We’ll then email you when dates for courses are scheduled and available to enrol in.

Prerequisites

You must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). You can apply or get more information at www.usi.gov.au.

Photo identification (including your date of birth).

PDF Download

2016 Course Brochure.pdf

What You Learn

Implementation of legislative and Australian Standard requirements related to height-roof/fall prevention.

Awareness of other related legislation, codes of practice and standards.

Description and identification of fall hazards in the workplace.

Assessment of risks related to fall hazards, using appropriate risk assessment methodology.

Determining and implementing measures to control risks related to fall hazards using a requence of control measures including: passive fall prevention systems, work positioning systems and fall injury prevention systems.

What You Get

Knowledge and skills to work safely at heights using fall prevention/arrest equipment, ropes and appropriate anchorage points.

Upon successful completion, you’ll also receive credit and certification for the following accredited units from CPC30211 - Certificate III in Carpentry:

CPCCCM2010B - Work safely at heights

CPCCOHS2001A - Apply OHS requirements

Materials to Bring

Pen and notepaper.

Photo identification (including your date of birth).

Your lunch, unless you wish to purchase from nearby food outlets. No cafe facilities are available on-site.

Dress Code

Attire appropriate to working in a trade environment (including solid rubber soled footwear - not runners).

Description

IMPORTANT KNOWLEDGE FOR WORKING AT HEIGHTS

Learn safety techniques to prevent falls

Working at heights can be a major workplace hazard, as falls can result in injuries and fatalities. Gain the knowledge and skills you require to work safely at heights using fall prevention/arrest equipment, ropes, and appropriate anchorage points.

Content

  • Administrative controls.
  • Identify and demonstrate the correct selection, use and maintenance of work positioning and fall injury prevention systems including relevant equipment and technique.
  • Understand and participate in fall prevention programs in the workplace.
  • Select and use ladders (fixed and portable) including single and extension ladders and step ladders.

Accreditation

Upon successful completion, you’ll receive credit and certification for the following accredited units from CPC30211 - Certificate III in Carpentry:

CPCCCM2010B - Work safely at heights

CPCCOHS2001A - Apply OHS requirements

Enrolment Requirements

You’ll Need a Unique Student Identifier

To study any nationally recognised training in Australia, you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Your USI links to an online account that contains your training records and all results for any training you’ve completed after 1 January 2015.

With a USI you’ll always have easy access to your training records and results – this will simplify applying for jobs or enrolling in further study.

You must have a USI when you enrol.

You can apply for a USI online or get more information at www.usi.gov.au.

You will also need photo identification (including your date of birth).

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours

  • A DHHS registered Disability Support Team

  • Koorie Liaison Officer

  • Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs

  • Library and Research Centre

  • Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery

  • Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy

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