RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights

Working at heights training courses on the Sunshine Coast:

Working safely at heights training is an important course for just abut anyone that wishes to work in the construction industry. Diggerman Training runs this course from it’s own facilities on the Sunshine Coast, and from many other locations throughout Queensland.

Why Diggerman Training?

Our point of difference here at Diggerman Training is that we are also a large earthmoving company, which operates all over Queensland. This means that we know the industry well and are in touch with its needs within operators. Our extremely experienced trainers who have worked in the industry for many years will use this knowledge to train you to the highest standard.

Course Overview:

This unit covers working safely at heights in resources and infrastructure industries. It includes: identifying the work requirements, work procedures and instructions for the task; accessing and installing equipment; performing work at heights; and cleaning up the work area.

Who Should Attend?

This unit specifies the competency required to undertake safe working practices when working at heights or depths.
This unit is appropriate for those working in a operational roles, at worksites within:

  • Civil construction
  • Coal mining
  • Drilling
  • Extractive industries
  • Metalliferous mining

How long will the training take?

This course is approximately one day in duration.
Cost: $300

Who is eligible to undertake this training:

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Students will learn to…

Students will learn to work at heights in a safe and efficient manner. The course will include the following:

  • Identify work requirements
  • Identify work procedures and instructions
  • Assess and install equipment
  • Preform work at heights
  • Clean up work area

How is the course conducted and assessed?

Your training will be divided up into two parts firstly theory and once that is completed a practical section.

Qualification outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued. Participants will receive a wallet card consisting of one (1) nationally recognised unit of competency.

Unit of competency:

RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights.

Dress requirements:

Long Sleeve Hi-Visibility Shirt (or Long Sleeve Shirt with a Hi-Visibility Vest), Long Pants, Steel Cap Safety Boots, Hard Hat (Optional), Safety Glasses (Optional).

Location and facilities:

Training is conducted at both our main office (13 Junction Drive Coolum, Queensland 4573) and our off-site large practical training area (picture is shown here): Vocational Training Provider.

Student handbook:

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Student Handbook

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