RIIWHS204D Working Safely At Heights

Working at heights training course demonstrates the skills and knowledge required to work safely at heights to assist in adhering to statutory and regulatory authority requirements.

Working safely at heights training appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform working at heights tasks, such as operating elevating work platforms, working from elevated positions, or can be a requirement on specific sites.

Training courses are held on demand at our premises at Riverstone, Sydney, utlising our infrastructure and PPE, except safety boots, applicants are encouraged to supply their own harness if suitable for the course. We try to cater for all group sizes, when possible we can sometimes offer training for a single applicant. For further information please read course information below.

Upon successful completion this training course covers all the requirements for obtaining a Statement of attainment national unit of competency in RIIWHS204D Working safely at heights.

Course Description

Course Code: RIIWHS204D

Course Name: Work Safely At Heights.

Course Cost:

$350 per person.

Discounts apply for group bookings.

Duration: 1 day training course.

Session Times:

Training courses are run on demand.

Please contact us to discuss course availability.

Prerequisites:

  • There are no formal prerequisites for this course.
  • Participants must be 18 years old.
  • A basic mathematical ability and understand technical concepts.
  • Basic command of the English language to be able to participate training and assessment tasks.
  • A satisfactory level of health and fitness to carry out duties safely.

Course Introduction:

This training course delivers the skills and knowledge required to work safely at heights

  • Identify work requirements.
  • Identify work procedures and instructions.
  • Access and install equipment.
  • Perform work at heights.
  • Clean up work area.

A person performing this type of work is required to hold a Statement Of Attainment (SOA)

Course Outline

1.Identify work requirements.

  • Access, interpret and apply height safety procedures and ensure the work activity is compliant.
  • Inspect site to determine layout and physical condition, condition of structures, prevailing weather conditions, equipment requirements and potential hazards.
  • Adhere to WHS requirements
  • Identify, select and check safety equipment for serviceability.
  • Identify, manage and report potential risks and hazards

2.Identify work procedures and instructions.

  • Consult with authorised personnel to select materials, tools and equipment and check for serviceability.
  • Select, wear and care for personal protective equipment.
  • Inspect/install fall protection and perimeter protection equipment.
  • Identify approved methods of moving tools and equipment to work area and minimise potential hazards associated with tools at heights.
  • Ensure safety system has been installed correctly.
  • Select and install appropriate signs and barricades

3. Access and Install Equipment.

  • Consult with authorised personnel to ensure anchor fall protection and associated equipment is correctly fitted and adjusted.
  • Ensure all required equipment is installed.
  • Use recommended methods to access work area for people, tools and equipment.
  • Locate tools and materials to eliminate or minimise the risk of items being knocked down.

4.Perform work at heights.

  • Check access from ground to work area and ensure it is safe.
  • Keep fall equipment in place and adjusted appropriately for movement during work.
  • Undertake manual handling of materials and equipment.
  • Locate materials and equipment ensuring that they are safely secured and distributed.
  • Check safety system periodically for compliance.
  • Monitor risk control measures to ensure that they are effective and appropriate.
  • Reassess risk control measures, as required, in accordance with changed work practices and/or site conditions and undertake alterations.

5. Clean up work area.

  • Consult with authorised personnel to ensure safety system is dismantled and removed.
  • Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials.
  • Clean, check, maintain and store tools and equipment.

Learning Outcome

On successful completion of the course, participants will have gained the following skills and knowledge to:

  • Identify work requirements.
  • Identify work procedures and instructions.
  • Access and install equipment.
  • Perform work at heights.
  • Clean up work area.

Successful participants will receive a Statement of Attainment – RIIWHS204D Working safely at heights.

Assessment Conditions

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Suitable clothing such as safety boots, long pants and high-vis shirt.
  • Able to produce current photo identification.
  • Ability to communicate and understand english at a level that allows the student to participate in the training and assessment.
  • An Oral assessments can be arranged for applicants with writing and reading difficulties, however, are still required to complete a LLN as part of their enrollment. Additional charges will apply for a oral assessment.

VOC Assessments

Course Code: RIIWHS204D

Course Name: VOC assessing for Work Safely At Heights.

Course Cost: $200

Duration: 2 - 4 hours

Prerequisites:

  • Applicants must hold a current SOA or relevant unit of competency for the VOC being assessed.
  • Ability to read and write basic English.
  • Ability to pass a language, literacy & numeracy assessment (LLN).
  • Provide two forms of identification.
  • May provide verified work documents, logbooks or other evidence of competency to support their evidence of experience.
  • All persons attending assessment must wear steel capped or safety boots; sun protection, hard hat, long sleeved shirt and pants are also recommended for this site.

Course Introduction:

SOA holders will be assessed on their skills and knowledge against the unit of competency, RIIWHS204D Working safely at heights, for:

  • Identifying work requirements.
  • Identifying work procedures and instructions.
  • Accessing and installing equipment.
  • Performing work at heights.
  • Cleaning up work area.

A person performing this type of work is required to hold a Statement Of Attainment (SOA) RIIWHS204D Working safely at heights.

Availibility: This assessment is held on demand, please contact our office to discuss available times and dates.

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VOC Outline

  • 2-4 hours for assessment depending on person’s ability, and class size
  • Use of plant your compliant equipment at our premises.
  • Verbal and theoretical questions.
  • Visual observation and practical demonstration.

VOC Outcome

Workers successfully demonstrating competency will be provided with a photo ID Card stating the VOC attained.

Workers who are unable to demonstrate competency will receive written feedback regarding the elements of competency that were lacking, and the nature of the gap training required prior to re-assessment.

We suggest workers that fail to demonstrate successful knowledge of the competency to re-sit the VET course in question.

Cancellations

Fees

Jack Australia charges fees for providing training services to students who undertake training and assessment that leads to a nationally recognised outcome’s. These charges are generally for items such as course materials, text books, student services and training and assessment services.

Fees are payable when a student or employer has received a confirmation of enrolment. The full course payment must be made seven (7) days prior to commencing training. The current fees and charges for training are as per advertised.

Cancellation Of Enrolment

Cancellation of enrolment must be given either by phone or via email. The student may be advised of other options such as suspending the enrolment and re-commencing in another scheduled training program.

Students who give written notice to cancel their enrolment and who are eligible for a refund will receive their refund within 14 days.

Refunds

The following refund policy will apply:

  • Notice given to cancel course enrolment more than 7 days prior to the commencement of a training program, will be entitled to a full refund of fees paid.
  • Any notice given to cancel an enrolment less than 7 days prior to the commencement of a training course will be entitled to a 50% refund of fees paid of full course fee payment. The 50% retained by Jack Australia is required to cover the cost of staff, resources, and lost revenue from potential students wanting to enrol/ attend the course.
  • Students who cancel their enrolment after a training program has commenced will not be entitled to a refund of any fees.
Charges

Jack Australia may levy some miscellaneous charges for services.

These may include:

  • Re-issuing a certificate after it has been initially issued to a student.
  • Replacing issued learning materials which the student has lost or damaged
  • Re-assessment services
Student complaints about fees or refunds

Students who are unhappy with Jack Australia’s arrangements for the collection and refunding of tuition fees are entitled to lodge a complaint.

Training Location

Our training location is in Sydney at Riverstone in North Western Sydney.

We are located within close proximity to Riverstone railway station, 1km walk to our training site from the train station. Or approximately 20-30 minutes drive from Parramatta, Blacktown, and Windsor or 5 minute drive from Rouse hill Town centre.

Please note that if you are using GPS, be sure type in Riverstone Parade, as there is a Riverstone Road near by. However, if using Google Maps, best to type in Riverstone Business Park, as this will be easily located.

Once you arrive, please advise the gate house keeper you are attending training at Jack Australia, he will direct you to our location.

Riverstone Business Park
E25/ 81 Riverstone Parade
Riverstone, NSW 2763
(OLD MEATWORKS SITE)

PARKING is located onsite next to Smooth Blend Cafe, the onsite cafe.

RIIWHS204D Working Safely At Heights

Working at heights training course demonstrates the skills and knowledge required to work safely at heights to assist in adhering to statutory and regulatory authority requirements.

Working safely at heights training appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform working at heights tasks, such as operating elevating work platforms, working from elevated positions, or can be a requirement on specific sites.

Training courses are held on demand at our premises at Riverstone, Sydney, utlising our infrastructure and PPE, except safety boots, applicants are encouraged to supply their own harness if suitable for the course. We try to cater for all group sizes, when possible we can sometimes offer training for a single applicant. For further information please read course information below.

Upon successful completion this training course covers all the requirements for obtaining a Statement of attainment national unit of competency in RIIWHS204D Working safely at heights.

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