Work Safely at Heights

Duration

1 day

Schedule

Please refer to the dates tab on our website or "Register your Interest" to be notified of upcoming dates

NOTE: You must complete a compulsary pre-training review before attending class

Prerequisites

Enrolment Requirements:

- You must complete a compulsary pre-training review before attending class.

Prior to your enrolment a pre-training review will be conducted with you to confirm that the course you are seeking to enrol into meets your individual needs. The link will be emailed to you upon your booking. Failure to complete the pre-training review before class will incur a $20 administration fee for a booking cancellation or transfer.

- You must have a Unique Student Identifier number to enrol

- Photo identification (including your date of birth) must be provided at the training

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

Pre-training Review

You must complete a compulsary pre-training review before attending class.

Prior to your enrolment a pre-training review will be conducted with you to confirm that the course you are seeking to enrol into meets your individual needs. The link will be emailed to you upon your booking. Failure to complete will incur a $20 administration fee for a booking cancellation or transfer.

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