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NOTE: You must complete a compulsory pre-training review before attending class
Please note that you must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend this course
QUALIFICATION CARD: Students will receive a business sized card which confirms their qualification. The initial issuing of this card is covered in the course fees. There is a $10.00 fee if a replacement card is required. ENROLMENT REQUIREMENTS:
- You must complete a compulsory pre-training review and language, literacy and numeracy quiz (PTR/LLN) before attending class.
Prior to your enrolment a PTR/LLN 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 DownloadWork Safely at Heights Short Course.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 RII30919 Certificate III in Civil Construction:
RIIWHS204E - Work Safely at Heights
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.
Attire appropriate to working in a trade environment (including solid rubber soled footwear - not runners).
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.
- 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.
Upon successful completion, you’ll receive credit and certification for the following accredited units from RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil Construction:
RIIWHS204D - Work Safely at Heights
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.
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