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Working at Heights Sydney


Working at Heights

The Working at Heights Course has been structured to ensure all employees, working above a certain level, understand and are able to practice height safety and fall prevention procedures. Although fall arrest responses are covered, the primary focus is on fall prevention.

The Working at Heights Course Sydney is targeted towards all areas of work which have a higher risk of falls occurring. These workplaces include; building and construction worksites, repair and maintenance of roofs, high-rise storage areas, or other worksites where falling is a possibility.

Instruction is provided either at your chosen location within the Sydney area or at our premises which have been specifically designed for this purpose. RIIWHS204D – Work Safely at Heights is a national accreditation and any person who successfully completes all units is certified to work at heights anywhere in Australia.

Course Overview

The Working at Heights Course is designed to cover all areas of working safely at heights, preventing falls, and appropriate fall arrest responses. Some subjects covered include; safety equipment use, correct fitting of a harness, care of equipment, safe assent to the work area, use of fall arrest apparatus, and correct responses and procedures if a height incident has occurred.

The course contains both theory based and practical units. Methods of instruction consist of face to face training, role play, demonstration and written components.

Theory Units cover:

  • Legislated Requirements For Working At Heights
  • Legal Guidelines For Mandatory Personal Protection Equipment Use
  • OH&S Regulations
  • Australian, New Zealand And European OH&S Standards
  • How To Analyse And Identify Risks And Hazards
  • Correct Use Of Harnesses
  • Correct Use Of Fall Arrest Equipment
  • Evaluation And Record Maintenance

Practical units cover:

  • Familiarisation And Use Of Safety Apparatus
  • Understanding And Performing Harness Use Correctly
  • Appropriately Using Ladders And Other Fall Prevention Equipment
  • Familiarisation And Use Of A Gotcha Rescue Bag
  • Care, Maintenance And Storage Of Safety Equipment

The Working at Heights Sydney Course is a NSW based course only, and is provided by one of Edway Training’s partner company, Cobra Training Services. Cobra Training Services (RTO No 91601) is a Registered Training Organisation and is approved by the Australian Skills and Quality Authority (ASQA) to provide this course.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive:

  • Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment Work Safely at Heights RIIWHS204D.

Course Requirements

1. Identification. Participants are required to provide suitable identification.

2. Minimum Age. Participants must be over 18 years of age.

3. Basic understanding of English language. Participants are required to have basic understanding, reading and writing English skills.

Course Duration

1 day (approx. 7 hours)

Course Cost

* Prepaid Special $225.00 (Terms & Conditions apply)

Course Location

WETHERILL PARK Unit 1, 108 Newton Road, Wetherill Park NSW 2164



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