Understand the hazards associated with working at heights

This one-day course is targeted at individuals whose roles include working safely at heights where there is a risk of injury from falling from heights.

This will typically include but not limited to workers such as plumbers, electricians, builders, construction workers, water industry operators, contract scaffold installers and solar panels/hot water systems installers.

The course will ensure learners have an understanding of the hazards associated with working at heights and appropriate control measures to address those hazards.

The course will also cover the safe use of equipment such as harnesses and lanyards to prevent falls in industries like construction as highlighted in the falls from heights statistics below:

20: Fatalities in the construction industry were caused by a fall from height. *
#1: The leading cause of fatality in the construction industry. *
39.3%: Fall from a height injuries in the construction industry are from a ladder. **
20-29 years: The most affected age group in construction for injuries from falls. **
* WorkSafe fatalities data (1 January 2010- 31 July 2021)
** WorkSafe compensation claim data (1 January 2010 - 31 July 2021)

Upon successful completion, students will receive a Statement of Attainment for the following unit: RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights

Available sessions are listed below. For group training pricing and booking, please contact us via email: cscadmin@chisholm.edu.au

Nationally Recognised Training logoChisholm is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). This means you can be assured that our training will provide you with a qualification that is recognised and respected across Australia.

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  • Fees

    Fee: $280.00


  • Available sessions and enrol online
    Available sessions and enrol online
    Campus Starts on Finishes Time Sessions Available places Enrol
    Cranbourne 20/04/2023 20/04/2023 Thu 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM 1 13
    Cranbourne 11/05/2023 11/05/2023 Thu 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM 1 13
    Cranbourne 15/06/2023 15/06/2023 Thu 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM 1 14
    Cranbourne 27/07/2023 27/07/2023 Thu 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM 1 14
    Cranbourne 31/08/2023 31/08/2023 Thu 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM 1 14
  • What to bring
    Pen and personal protective equipment (PPE)