The Zero Harm Working at Heights Training Course is a nationally recognised course. It was developed to give students the practical and theoretical knowledge of safe working methods and equipment when working at heights.

The course is recommended for workers who work in areas where there is a risk of falling and those who may be required to act as standby personnel and manage or supervise persons required to work at heights. On completing this course participants will understand the legislative requirements detailed in the OH&S Regulation and relevant Australian Standards, WorkCover Codes of Practice and the operation and maintenance of associated safety equipment used for working at heights.

The working at heights course is delivered over eight hours with no more than 8 participants per course. on successful completion of this training course, a Statement of Attainment for RIIIWHS204D – Work Safely at Heights will be issued.

Key learning objectives of the Working at heights training course includes:

  • Identify the scope and OHS requirements for the working at heights (WAH) task
  • Identify the hazards and managing the risks of the working at heights task
  • Identifying fall prevention / fall protection options & methods
  • Selecting & inspecting appropriate tools and equipment for the specific working at heights task
  • Safely installing equipment for the working at heights task
  • Inspecting, fitting & safe use of Harnesses
  • Safely performing work at heights
  • Emergency procedures & rescue of a suspended worker
  • Safely dismantling, cleaning, inspecting and storing working at heights tools & equipment