Safe Working at Heights (Refresher)



Safe Working at Heights (Refresher)

Through the combination of theory and practical training‚ this course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills required to safely work at height or depth utilising various forms of fall protection. This training is suitable for any personnel required to perform tasks from heights or depths and is compliant to AS/NZS1891 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices. This course complies with the core training & assessment elements for a height safety operator.   

Targeted Audience

There are no formal entry requirements stipulated for this program however participants must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills to:
  • Report potential risks and hazards
  • Consult with authorised personnel
  • Comply with relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • Interpret and comply with equipment manufacturer’s instructions and specifications
Training and assessment involves moderate to high physical activity.
Learners are required to be able to freely walk, bend and twist, perform safe lifting techniques and be familiar with typical workplace risk and safety protocols.

If you have any concerns regarding the literacy or numeracy requirements, please contact 1300 227 354 for assistance.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • RIIWHS204D - Work safely at heights

Program Benefits

  • Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.


  • Reference documents / legislation
  • Statistics of height-related incidents
  • Definitions
  • Risk management for working at height
  • Fall prevention methods
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Estimating fall distances / clearances
  • Emergency procedures
  • Anchorage points
  • Fall protection equipment
  • Use of ladders
  • Service & inspection requirements
  • Practical exercises performed (various height applications)

Learning Methods

The assessment for this programme has been designed to assess a person’s competence in accordance with the Resources & Infrastructure Industry Training Package‚ any relevant Legislation and the proprietary requirements of the organisation or workplace. The assessment will consist of both a written and practical component.     

Learner Handbook 2019Delivery Mode:

  • Full day course.
  • Classroom based.
  • Our Pinkenba facility (inc Lunch & free parking) or your onsite location.)
  • Delivery can consist of face to face, and practical simulations.
  •  Individuals: $210 per person
  •  Groups: Please call to obtain a quotation.
Brisbane, Perth, Gladstone, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba and various locations/worksites as required.

Note: If no courses are listed, please call us on 1300 227 354 to discuss our upcoming courses or your group training needs. 




Course Location Cost Date
Safe Working at Heights (Refresher) Baseline Training - Brisbane $210.00 11 December 2019