Safe Working at Height

Our Safe Working at Height training course is designed for persons who are required to work at heights or in the vicinity of drops in excess of 2 metres. Participants will develop skills to select height safety equipment and apply it to specific tasks whilst working in accordance with Height Safety Regulations, Australian Standards and relevant codes of practice.

Duration: 1.5 days - 8.30am to 4:30pm / 8.30am to 1:30pm

Available in Alice Springs

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Course Outline

Our Safe Working at Height training course is designed for persons who are required to work at heights or in the vicinity of drops in excess of 2 metres. Participants will develop skills to select height safety equipment and apply it to specific tasks whilst working in accordance with Height Safety Regulations, Australian Standards and relevant codes of practice.

Participants will have an understanding of risk assessment procedures and permits to work at height. They will also undergo practical instruction in the correct use of height safety equipment. This course can be tailored to suit your company’s specific requirements.

Course Subjects

  • Definition of working at height
  • WHS legislation, height safety regulations, Codes of Practice & Australian Standards
  • Correct use of height safety equipment
  • Scaffolds
  • Elevated working platforms
  • Case studies from industry
  • Risk assessment & hierarchy of hazard control
  • Management & employee responsibilities
  • Fall arrest devices
  • Safe ladder techniques
  • Equipment inspection & maintenance requirements
  • Setting up a fall restraint system
  • Emergency procedures
  • Suspension trauma
  • Developing site procedures & safe work methods

Practical scenarios will be completed which will be based upon the individual needs of your workplace, e.g. restraint systems, fall-arrest systems, roof systems etc.

Course Prerequisites

There are no restrictions on entry to this course however students are required to have sufficient numeracy and literacy skills to read and comprehend instruction(s).

Unit of Competency

Participants who successfully complete all components of the course will be issued a Statement of Attainment for the RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights unit of competency.

Course Assessment

Written & practical assessment.

Course Delivery & Duration

Classes run over a day and a half. Training starts at 8.30am and finishes at 4:30pm on the first day and 8.30am to 1:30pm on day two. All students are required to be present 15 minutes before course commencement time. Late arrivals may be refused from the course as a failure to attend. Training occurs at Eagle Training Services training facilities located in Alice Springs. Participants undertake the course in comfortable, air-conditioned classrooms with the latest IT and audiovisual capabilities. Students are supported through the provision of high quality learning materials and resources.

Course Fees

$360 per student. A $100 deposit is required upon enrolment to secure a course placement. The remaining course fee is to be paid in full prior to course completion. Course fee is fully refundable only if the course is cancelled. This price includes all study manuals and materials

Confirmation of Enrolment

A student’s position on the course will be confirmed upon the payment of a course deposit fee or the provision of an authorised purchase order. Positions are limited so confirmed enrolments only will be able to attend.
For cancellations/refunds a minimum of 3 business days notice must be provided to Eagle Training Services prior to the commencement of the scheduled course to enable re-allocation of your place to another participant, otherwise the full course fee will be payable. Replacements are allowed provided they have Eagle Training Services approval before the start of training and course prerequisites are met.

Welfare and Support Services

Eagle Training Services provides welfare and support services within its professional capacity. Clients should identify existing needs prior to enrolment so that appropriate arrangements are made. Where additional support is required, the client will be referred to a specialist agency to access appropriate support. Eagle Training Services has a documented policy regarding access and equity.

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Location

Alice Springs

How Long

1.5 days - 8.30am to 4:30pm / 8.30am to 1:30pm

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