Work Safely At Heights Training


Work Safely @ Heights

Duration 1 Day (8 Hours)

This course is appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights. .

This unit provides participant’s with the skills and knowledge required to work safety at heights across a range of industry .

After successfully completing this course, applicants will be knowledgeable about and understand:

  • How to work at heights in a safe manner

  • The requirements of the Code of Practice “Prevention of Falls in The Workplace” “Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 with amendments 2002” regarding fall injury prevention systems

  • Applicable sections of the MSIA & Regulations

  • Requirements of AS 1891Definitions of fall arrest and restraint

  • Using the hierarchy of control to reduce hazards at heights

  • Inspect, fit and use a full body harness

  • Identify and understand the application of different items of fall protection

  • Use of twin lanyards

  • Fall trauma

  • Basic requirements regarding use of scaffolding

  • Basic requirements regarding EWP use

  • Requirements regarding setting up of static lines

  • Correct use of ladders

  • Understand fall distances

  • Requirements for rescue procedures and systems available


Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors.  

The course comprises a written theory assessment, followed by a practical assessment. Participants need to have a strong command of the English language in order to complete the written assessment for these courses.