Working At Heights Course trains participants on the important safety systems involved in working on temporary work platforms, ladders or any relevant work positioning system. These are systems which happen in high risk construction environments. This course helps train participants to minimise fall hazards, the systems around falls and safe work methods through to evaluating construction of and practicing appropriate work methods.
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|February||7, 14, 21, 28||2, 9, 16, 23|
|March||7, 14, 21, 28||2, 9, 16, 23, 30|
|April||4, 11,||6, 13, 20, 27||4|
|May||9, 16, 23, 30||11, 18, 25,||9|
|June||6, 13, 20, 27||8, 15,22, 29||6|
|July||4, 11, 18, 25||6, 13, 20, 27||4|
|August||1, 8, 15, 22, 29||3, 10, 17, 24, 31||22|
|September||5, 12, 19, 26||7, 14, 21, 28||12|
|October||10, 17, 24, 31||5, 12, 19, 26||17|
|November||7, 14, 21, 28||2, 9, 16, 23, 30||14|
|December||5, 12, 19||7, 14, 21||5|
Retail Cost: $265
CSQ funded cost (if eligible): $40
To qualify for CSQ funding, specific evidence in support of residency and work related circumstances is required. Apply using the form below. We will send you the information you need to help determine eligibility.
CSQ Eligibility information can, however be found within this pdf CSQ_202201_Enrolment Form_Int
Harness Energy Provides this course from our primary locations as well as on-site with our mobile training unit.
Locations for Public Schedule Courses:
Locations frequently requested for groups include the following
Working from heights involves any situation where workers could be exposed to a fall from one level to another. Also includes protecting workers from hazards which can happen at heights eg falling objects. Can also apply in situations where one is working below ground level eg in trenches.
Anyone who, in the course of their work – eg builders, painters, general construction, mining and oil gas maintenance workers can be exposed to the risk of falling. This can be themselves, colleagues or staff and equipment which can be a hazard when working at heights. Examples include all kinds of roles such as working around roofs, fragile surfaces, pits, ladders or elevated platforms.
National and state legislation applies to working at height environments. Examples include WHS Acts and Regulations 2021, Managing the Risk of Falls at WorkPlaces Code of Practice (2018). Legislation and Codes are updated regularly for example the Risk of Falls Code was updated from 2015 to 2018. It is important to keep up to date with the latest regulatory requirements and rules.
Absolutely! We have a Quick Apply function below HERE. Once submitted you will receive a confirmation and further communications including joining information, outstanding instructions, what you need to bring etc. These emails will be important so please check your junk email to ensure emails are received correctly.
All course information and Tea/Coffee is provided for you during the course. The course joining instructions will indicate if any special requirements exist. You will however, still need to bring the following:
Employers have a duty of care to all staff to provide a safe working environment and appropriate safety equipment. Working at height poses unique challenges and employers need to ensure proper processes, training and equipment is available. This is covered as part of the Working at heights Training Course.
Industries recommend working at heights training is undertaken by workers and supervisors every two years.
On successfully completing working at heights training you would achieve RIIWHS204E – Work Safely at Heights.
This training includes both practical skills and knowledge to undertake working at heights safely and competently. This includes selection, inspection and safe use of equipment, risk management, and the requirements of relevant Australian Standards, company procedures and legislation. Training at Harness is also personalised to the relevant needs of each attendee.
Work Health & Safety (WHS) regulations indicate that compliance and duty of care exists where there is a risk of falling from one level to another. So, if your business operations include activities which are conducted at height, work-appropriate training would be required for compliance with regulations such as WHS.
This training (as at 01/2022) $265 ($40 if CSQ Funded eligible). All course fees are due prior to attending the course. Please note that any funding that is approved to support your attending this course is processed afterwards.
Please note pricing does get updated from time to time so please check with us if you have any questions.
All CSQ-funded eligible courses are paid for up front along with eligibility. The actual claim and refund is processed afterwards.
Harness runs this course over one day. However, if it is combined with other courses such as Heights Rescue or combined with Confined Space Rescue the durations will be longer. View the Related Courses Tab for more information on this
The Working at Heights Course Equips workers with the knowledge and skills to safely work at height in various situations and industries. With experienced full-time trainers, Harness tailors delivery to meet the learning needs of each individual participant.
Working From Heights courses are provided in accordance with all legislative and compliance requirements.
Overview of What is Working at Heights?
Harness Energy complies with the requirements as detailed at the training.gov website HERE: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/RIIWHS204E
Full course outline that Harness Energy delivers including, competencies compliance, outcomes and all relevant information can be found along with course dates and booking information HERE: https://harnessenergy.com.au/working-safely-at-heights-riiwhs204e
For those who work in higher risk settings, the combination course of working at heights with safety and rescue skills will be a valuable combination resulting in achieving the following:
For those who work in higher risk settings, the combination course of working at heights with confined space rescue skills results in achieving the following:
Do you work in a setting where a fall could happen? OR
Do you manage a team where this is a potential risk?
Fall risks or hazards increase when working at heights (something that could happen in many industries) such as on temporary work platforms, trenches or ladders. Everyone has a duty of care towards the health and safety of all staff. That means an ability to both understand and follow safe work methods, identification of fall hazards and contribute to safe systems to arrest falls, quality training is a must.
Harness Energy provides a range of legally complying Working at Heights training courses. Compliance is with RIIWHS204E.