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Course Description


Units of Competency

RIIWHS204E - Work safely at heights

MSMWHS200 - Work safely

Brief outline of training

Safe Work at Heights is designed to provide the participants with the competencies required to perform work at heights safely. This course provides participants with specific knowledge & skills to participate in the process of working at heights. This course is made up of 4 national units of competency.

This course is delivered in accordance with SafeWork NSW COP – Managing the risk of falls at workplaces - 2012 & Safe work on roofs - 2009.

Who should attend this training

All persons who conduct work in places where there is a risk of falling.

WHS Act 2011. Part 4.4 Falls – 78 Management of risk of fall.

(1) A person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace must manage, in accordance with Part 3.1, risks to health and safety associated with a fall by a person from one level to another that is reasonably likely to cause injury to the person or any other person.
Note: WHS Act—section 19 (see clause 9).

Persons who are undertaking work associated with heights and those who are monitoring and/or maintaining equipment associated with heights safety should complete a Safe Work at Heights course.


There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Recognition of prior learning

Asset Training recognises accredited training by other Registered Training Organisations, work & life experience and previous training for the RPL process.

Applications for recognition of prior learning should be made via the online enrolment form.


Assessment will consist of some written activities with multiple answer question format plus, a practical assessment covering the use of equipment and a practical test in heights situation.

Important information

Due to an increased demand in our Industrial Maintenance and Waste Water Management courses Asset Training is only receiving GROUP BOOKINGS for WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS training (minimum 5). Asset Training is able to work outside of its training calendar to facilitate Group Bookings.

The practical assessment portion of this course is physically demanding and requires simulated work practices to be performed in a heights situation. Please advise if you feel you may have difficulties.


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Todd Spencer
Trainer & Assessor
Chris McCarthy
RTO Manager
Shane McNamara
Trainer & Assessor

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