Working at heights is conducted in the mining, construction and other industries where personnel is required to conduct work at a height of two meters or more where no safety rail or barricade is installed. This is course provides you with the necessary skills and knowledge to safely work at heights.
It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.
Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the unit.
Must have good verbal and written comprehension of the English language
Must be over 18 years of age
Must have good general health and fitness for practicals (eg. physical work)
Must have basic mathematical skills and knowledge to work out formulas
Must wear long sleeved shirt, long leg pants and steel cap boots
Must hold a USI (unique student identifier) number. Click here for further information: http://www.usi.gov.au
Due to the cost of running the working at heights course, it is essential to meet the min students of 6. If this isn't reached, you will be contacted 5 days prior and rescheduled.
Desert to Coast Training and Assessing is currently in the process of adding the above unit to our scope of practice. These units were previously assessed through a third party agreement with NRTAFE (RTO 52788) but will be unavailable until our scope has been updated.