This Working at Heights training course gives the participants the skills and knowledge required to work safely at heights in the resources and infrastructure industries.It applies to those working in operational roles who are required to work at heights. The training is compliant to the Code of Practice Managing the Risks of Falls at Workplaces.
1 day. Courses start at 7.30am and are usually completed by 3.30pm. Lunch is provided to learners on full day courses held at the CTC Training Centres
(Note: course times and durations may vary from time to time dependent upon class sizes and learner abilities)
There is a maximum of 15 students per session allowed in this course
Training Subjects & Practical Exercises
Obtain, interpret and confirm work requirements
Access, interpret and apply documentation required to work safely at heights
Identify and address potential risks, hazards and environmental issues, and implement control measures according to workplace procedures
Inspect worksite to determine layout and physical condition, condition of structures and equipment requirements
Adhere to legislative requirements
Select appropriate plant, tools and equipment for the job, inspect them for serviceability and rectify or report any faults prior to commencement of work activities
Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities
Obtain and interpret emergency procedures, and be prepared for emergency situations
Consult with relevant personnel to select materials, tools and equipment required for the work activities
Inspect and install fall protection and perimeter protection equipment
Identify methods of moving tools and equipment to the work area according to workplace procedures
Ensure the safety system has been installed according to workplace procedures
Select and install appropriate signs and barricades according to workplace procedures
Consult with relevant personnel to ensure anchor fall protection and associated equipment is fitted and adjusted according to workplace procedures
Ensure all required equipment is installed according to workplace procedures
Access work area for people, tools and equipment according to workplace procedures
Locate tools and materials to eliminate or minimise the risk of items being knocked down
Check access from ground to work area and ensure it is safe according to workplace procedures
Keep fall equipment in place and adjusted appropriately for movement during work
Undertake manual handling of materials and equipment according to workplace procedures
Locate materials and equipment ensuring that they are safely secured and distributed according to workplace procedures
Check safety system periodically for compliance
Monitor risk control measures to ensure that they are effective and appropriate according to workplace procedures
Reassess risk control measures, as required, in accordance with workplace procedures and undertake alterations
Consult with relevant personnel to ensure safety system is dismantled and removed according to workplace procedures
Clear work area and dispose of materials
Clean and maintain the plant and equipment, inspect for ensure serviceability and rectify or report any faults or issues to relevant personnel
Process written maintenance records according to workplace procedures
Training and Support Material
Work safely at heights Learner’s Guide
Safe Work Australia Work Safely at Heights Code of Practice
Height Safety Document Templates
Heights Safety Equipment
Pre Entry Requirements
Participants require sufficient literacy and numeracy levels to read and interpret policies and procedures, safety data sheets, sample permits and regulator notification templates
Participants will also need the physical ability to perform some strenuous activities in the practical exercises
Participants under 18 years old need to provide a parent or guardians consent to undertake the training course.
Attendees are required to wear suitable / high visability work clothes, hard hat, gloves, safety glasses and steel capped boots. If you can not bring your own PPE you may be able borrow some from CTC Safety.
Assessment may include written questionnaires, practical demonstrations, oral questioning and participation in group activities or teamwork exercises.
CTC Safety will award successful participants with a Statement of Attainment certificate and a wallet size plastic card.
Regular public courses are run at our Training Centres in Sydney - Emu Plains, Central Coast - Tuggerah and Illawarra - Port Kembla. Please see the top of this page for course dates and times.
Group Bookings and Onsite Training
The training can also be delivered for a group booking at one of our training facilities or on your site or at your premises- Discounts apply for group bookings!
Note: To book onsite training you need to have suitable facilities including a training / induction room and access to a suitable practical area.
Current course prices for public course offers are available when proceeding to reservation. Group discounts can be applied when reserving the training course. For current pricing or corporate and volume pricing call us on 1300 386 263 or email us by clicking here
Enquiries and Bookings
You can book your public offer training course online or contact us by email email@example.com or phone 1300 386 263and one of our consultants will book the course in for you.
Terms And Conditions
At CTC Safety we have a "fair go" policy. We are from industry so we understand that things happen. Please let us know as soon as you can if you can not attend training or if you have to change your training date. For CTC Safety terms and conditions click here