RIIOHS204A WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS

COURSE OVERVIEW

This unit covers working safely at heights in resources and infrastructure industries. It includes: identifying the work requirements, work procedures and instructions for the task; accessing and installing equipment; performing work at heights, and cleaning up the work area.

This unit specifies the competency required to undertake safe working practices when working at heights or depths.

TOPICS COVERED
• Workplace/Occupational Health & Safety Legislation & Operating Procedures
• Hazard Identification, Assess Risks & Control Measures
• Identify Work Requirements
• Safe Work Practices
• Identifying Overhead Hazards
• Inspect Safety Equipment
• Damage & Defect Reporting
• Fall Protection & Perimeter Protection Equipment
• Signage & Barricades
• Correctly Fit & Adjust Safety Harness
• Anchor Points
• Perform Work At Heights Safely
• Dismantle Safety System & Clean Up

PRE-REQUISITES
Nil Applicable

DURATION
1 Day Dependent upon student aptitude, the number of course participants and weather conditions

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
• At the time of enrolment, you must disclose any medications or disability which may affect your learning or physical ability to conduct the safe working at heights
• You must understand and speak the English language at a level that enables the safe working at heights
• You must provide proof of identity in the form of photo identification
• You are required to wear comfortable and practical clothing and enclosed footwear and bring steel-capped boots.
• PPE will be provided on the day. However, if you have or have access to leather gloves or a high visibility vest or shirt, please bring them with you.
• Tea & Coffee is provided.
• Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the commencement of training.

CERTIFICATION
This course is Nationally Recognised Training and applicants’ deemed competent at the conclusion of the course will be provided with a Statement of Attainment and wallet-sized competency card.

PAYMENT & TRADING TERMS
All courses require a position holding deposit of 50%. Applicants will be advised of the amount at the time of the booking. Payment for the balance is required prior to the final assessment being conducted. You will be provided with a student information book. Corporate clients will be forwarded an authority to invoice on the term of a 14-day account unless prior arrangements have been made. Facilities include Credit Card, EFTPOS, Cheque or Cash.

ASSESSMENT / REASSESSMENT
The participant is trained/instructed on each competency, the participant must then demonstrate the ability to perform each criteria and will be progressively assessed. Should the participant be deemed not competent, the student has a right to appeal the assessment decision and will be provided with the opportunity to either challenge the assessment or apply for re-assessment within a reasonable time frame. Students have the right to appeal if they are not satisfied with the outcome, according to your rights and responsibilities detailed in the student handbook. Further fees may be applicable for participants that require reassessment.

CANCELLATION & WITHDRAWALS
In the event of cancellation or withdrawal from this course, a minimum of 72 hours’ notice is mandatory. 10% of the deposit will be retained by 1 Stop Driving School for administration fees, the remainder of the deposit will be returned to the original payer. Dependent upon circumstances students may be offered an alternative date for training. There is no charge for a student to transfer to an alternative date, provided 72 hours’ notice has been provided. In the event 1 Stop Driving School is not notified of the cancellation and the student does not attend training, the full course fee may be applicable, the student agreement form specifies that the student/client is liable for full course fees upon non-attendance. In the event 1 Stop Driving School cancel the training course and is not rescheduling then a full refund will be returned to the payer.

JOB PATHWAYS
This unit is from the RII09 Resources & Infrastructure Industries Training Package. This unit of competency can provide Job Pathways in an industry where working at heights is required, for more information please refer to the Resources & Infrastructure Industries Industry Skills Council: www.skillsdmc.com.au