RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

About the course

This course is appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights. If you work in these industries, you need your working at heights ticket.

  • PV installer for solar panelling
  • Roof installer
  • General construction, working at heights
  • Plumbing industry
  • Electrical industry
  • Civil construction, working from elevated work platform, tele handler >11m
  • Generally working from an elevated work platform, particularly a knuckle boom lift <11m

This unit must be assessed in compliance with relevant legislation/regulation and using policies, procedures, processes and operational manuals directly related to the industry sector for which it is being assessed.

Trainer and assessor information

Matthew Wildenberg is a qualified trainer and assessor who holds the TAE40110 with units TAEASS502D and TAELLN411 and RIIWHS204D unit of competency. Matthew is a work health and safety consultant to the mining, construction and civil construction industries. He is contracted to put in place WHS policies and procedures such as safety management plans, emergency procedures, safe handling of plant and equipment, safe work practices and compliance with WHS Act and Regulation 2011 and conducts induction training for first aid, works at heights and operates plant and equipment such as elevating work platforms <11m and over 11>, tele handler over >11m and works in confined spaces.

Refresher courses

Staysafe offers refresher training to the construction, civil construction, mining and solar industries for work at heights to meet industry requirements where workers are required to undertake refresher training every 2-3 years. The course is run over 5-6 hours at a reduced rate.

In-house training

Book In house training to suit your needs for the RIIWHS204D work safely at heights. Staysafe will work with your organisation to customise training to suit your needs. Participants must wear work clothing including long-sleeve shirts, long pants and steel-capped boots and a hard hat. The trainer conducts training and assessment at your workplace and will provide these physical resources:

  • Harness to comply with AS/NZS 1891.1
  • Double and single connect lanyard with energy absorber

Duration and cost per person

Training is conducted over 8 hours @ $295.00 pp

Theory component 5-6 hours theory and 2-3 hours practical, depending on student class numbers.

In-house training – Students must wear work clothing including long-sleeve shirts, long pants and steel-capped boots and hard hat. Students are provided with a learner guide which is used during training and as a reference after training, also you will complete the theory and  practical assessments to determine competency. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded with a statement of attainment.

Refresher training

Conducted over 5-6 hours @ $200.00 pp depending on student class numbers.

Participants must wear work clothing including long-sleeve shirts, long pants and steel-capped boots and hard hat. Students are provided with a learner guide which is used as during training and as a reference after training, also you will complete a practical assessment to ensure your skills are up to date, such as a tool box meeting, SWMS, harness and equipment checklists. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded with a certificate of completion.

Where

This course is offered on the Sunshine Coast

Cancellation

A student is to notify the RTO if they want to change the date or cancel the booking within 24 hours of the booking date. Notice is to be sent via email or text. A call to cancel will not be acceptable. Where a deposit for a course has been paid, it will only be refunded less an administration fee of $100 if the cancellation is within the 24 hour notice period. Where cancellation of a booking occurs outside of the 24 hour period, the deposit will be non-refundable. Where Staysafe Industry Training cancels a short course, a full refund will be made. Refunds will be made to the students nominated bank account within 3 days of notification.

Refunds

Refer to the Staysafe refunds policy and procedure on pages 14 of the student handbook.

Complaints and appeals process

You can access the Staysafe complaints and appeals process which is available as a download under the ‘home tab’ of the Staysafe website or is on pages 15 & 16 of the student handbook.

Outcome

On successful completion of all assessment items and where deemed competent, you will be issued with a statement of attainment.