About this course

When working up off the ground, gravity is not your friend. If you want to be able to keep working at heights, you need to be able to do it safely. And doing it safely means knowing how to stay at the height you want to. What equipment do you need? How do you fasten it? This one-day course through Tocal College will help you stay safe up high.

The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • accessing, interpreting and applying technical and safety information for working at heights
  • assessing hazards and risks associated with working at heights and implementing control methods
  • identifying, selecting, fitting, adjusting, anchoring, wearing and caring for required safety systems including PPE, fall protection and associated equipment.

At a glance:

Location: Statewide
Course duration: 1 day
Start date: Multiple intakes
Number of units: 1
Indicative fees: TBA

Details

  • Identify work requirements
  • Identify work procedures and instructions
  • Access and install equipment
  • Perform work at heights

You may be eligible for funding through the NSW AgSkilled training program if you work in the cotton and grains industry. To find out whether you are eligible, contact a training coordinator in your area.

  • Knowledge aspects such as WHS Acts & regulations, Australian Standards, and Codes of Practice
  • Selection and correct use of equipment, including anchor systems, fall restraint, work positioning, and fall arrest systems
  • Practical aspects, such as risk assessments, permits, PPE, & work at heights activities

  • Participants are provided with Easy Guides Australia Pty Ltd – Work Safely at Heights manual.
  • This course is delivered using both indoor and outdoor instruction.

This course requires a high level of physical fitness and manual dexterity. If you are unsure whether you meet these requirements, please talk to our short course coordinator before enrolment.

This course is mapped to the national unit of competency RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights.



Additional Information

For information on students rights and responsibilities, and the Tocal College Code of Practice see Industry qualification student policies.



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