RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights

Course Information

  • DELIVERY: Face to Face Training
  • COST: $180
  • DURATION: 1 Day Course
  • LOCATION: 3/14-16 Marjorie Street, Sefton NSW 2162
  • Combo price: RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights + RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces (Only $350 – 2 Days Training)

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work safely at heights in the resources and infrastructure industries.

It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Entry Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Successfully complete the enrolment process including LLN assessment.”

Where training and assessment is to be completed in the workplace, the following entry requirement is included:

  • Nominate and have approved a suitable workplace to complete the course


The total duration is 1 day. Height Safety Training and assessment are conducted in our training centre.

Training Overview

  • WHS Regulatory Requirements
  • Managing risks.
  • Heights Safety equipment
  • Use a fall-prevention device
  • Safe anchoring, both permanent and temporary
  • Presentation, Video on working at height activities
  • Practical Training at height
  • Knowledge and Practical Assessment

Vocational Outcome

After the completion of the work at heights course, the participant will gain the following skills and Knowledge:

  • Legislative Requirement: WHS Australian Standards and Codes of Practices.
  • Identify work instruction and procedures.
  • Operate Work at heights & Check safety system periodically for compliance
  • ability to check, clean, maintain and store equipment and other tools.


Students who successfully complete this unit of competency will be awarded a statement of attainment and wallet sized card. Employment pathways upon the completion of this unit of competency include a range of possible job titles that require working at heights.

Students completing this unit of competency may decide to undertake additional studies such as RII30820- Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations, RII30920- Certificate III in Civil Construction and RII20520- Certificate II in Resource Processing.

Fees and Charges

  • Group discounts apply
  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront; group booking payment terms are based on agreement.


Other Charges; Certificate Reissuance; $50 per item.