Work Safely at Heights

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A Statement of Attainment. Selected unit “Work safely at heights” (RIIOHS204A). A Skills Institute Competency Card.


You must wear protective work wear (safety boots and gloves) for the practical assessment.


At your work site or at the Clarence, Alanvale and South Burnie training facilities.


$270 per person. Course prices for single employer groups are negotiable.


8 hours.

Dates and times


CLARENCE:  3 July, 28 August and 4 December 2013.

ALANVALE:  7 June, 26 July and 4 October 2013.

SOUTH BURNIE:  6 May, 3 June, 1 July and 28 October 2013.

Please note: courses will only proceed with sufficient numbers. 




For bookings and further information call 1300 362 175

This nationally recognised course in Safe Working at Heights is designed to assist employers and employees in understanding the characteristics, hazards and legislative requirements needed to operate safely at height. The course is a balanced mix of theory content and class participation. Assessment consists of written responses to questions and observation of practical skills.

Participants will learn:

  • About definitions and terminology as per Australian Standard 1891.1:2007.
  • About Industrial Fall Arrest Systems.
  • To review relevant legislation and the Code of Practice.
  • To review case studies of unsafe work practices.
  • About types of fall prevention equipment and their use.
  • To inspect fall prevention equipment.
  • To perform risk assessment of a work area and select required equipment.
  • About suspension trauma.
  • About the roles and responsibilities of key personnel.

Please note: Funding assistance is available from the Tasmanian Building & Construction Industry Training Board (TBCITB) for those that qualify under eligibility criteria. For more information see the Application Form and the TBCITB website.