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Working at Heights
- Formal / Theory training
- Training Plan
- Activity Book
- Practical Training
- Hazard identification, control and planning
- Install and use of fall arrest harness systems including spanlines, anchorage options etc
- Working safely at heights
- Climbing techniques
- Ropes – Bends, knots, hitches
- Ladders – how to install and secure
- Rescue options, demonstration and systems
- Emergency descent training
- Written and Practical Assessment
- Evidence of identity (Photo).
- Australian drivers licence.
- Medicare Card or Passport
- Adequate English language numeracy and literacy skills. If not, please contact us. We can help.
- Steel cap boots, high visibility shirt, hard hat, safety glasses.
- We recommend long sleeve shirts and long trousers and UV sunscreen. Steel cap runners are not acceptable. Safety sunglasses may be acceptable.
- Reasonable health fit for this work.
- You must advise us of any health issues that may place you or others at risk. This will not preclude your enrolment but, will allow us to determine appropriate adjustments to your training and physical activities.
- Evidence of identity (Photo).
Bookings for your Working at Heights Course can be made either over the phone or by email.
Some of the information we will require are:
- Your legal name as shown on your drivers licence (First and last name).
- Date of Birth
- Contact details
- USI Number – As of the 1st of January 2015 all trainees must supply or obtain a USI (Unique Student Identifier). This is mandatory.If you do not yet have one, please click on this link or search online for “USI Student Identifier”
Our Working at Heights training course is designed to give students the skills and knowledge necessary, to work safely in any height situation across multiple worksites within Australia.
It is essential for employers to take precautions, especially when employees are working at heights where a person could fall a distance causing personal injury or death. This can happen if you are working above ground level, are liable to fall from one floor to another or liable to fall through an opening in a floor. This is where the appropriate training and safety equipment is crucial in all workplaces that perform work at heights.
Advanced Training and Construction will give you the necessary tools to be able to identify work requirements, procedures and instructions in order to work safely at heights, fit the appropriate safety equipment correctly, conduct work safely at heights and finally the cleaning, maintaining and storing of relevant equipment.
All aspects of this course will be taught by our highly skilled trainers, through written and practical teachings at our onsite training facility in Brisbane. The course material will include the following;
- WHS legislation, Australian standards and codes of practice
- Hazard identification and risk control measures
- How to work safely at heights
- Types of safety equipment and their functions
- Installation and adjustment of safety equipment
- Workplace signs and barricades relevant to working at heights
- Changes to work practices and site conditions
- Choosing the appropriate personal protective equipment
- Maintenance of tools and equipment and isolation procedures
- Housekeeping activities of the work area
- All forms of communication in the workplace including written, verbal and visual
On successful completion of this course,students will have the knowledge and ability to demonstrate the following;
- Identify hazards associated with tools, equipment and other personnel when working at heights and apply the necessary control measures.
- Complete tasks safely at heights using the appropriate personal protective equipment, safety equipment and tools.
- Ensure safe access to facilitate working at heights from ground level.
- Understand the functions, limitations and capabilities of the various safety equipment available.
- Choose and install the correct safety equipment for the task being carried out.
- Removing safety equipment correctly when the task is completed
- Maintain and store tools and equipment according to site instructions
- Report defective equipment and isolate according to site procedures.
- Comply with all safe working practices and safe work methods when working at heights.
- Effective communication amongst co-workers and ensure appropriate signs and barricades are adhered to.
- Interpret manufacturer’s specifications for safety equipment.
All components of this course are vital in successfully completing your Working at Heights course with Advanced Training and Construction. This Working at Heights training will give you the confidence and assurance required to work safely at heights within many worksites across the country.
Advanced Training and Construction will ensure you are site ready to successfully gain employment in a number of industries including mining, construction and offshore drilling.