SGS Academy Australia - RIIWHS204D - Work Safely at Heights

RIIWHS204D - Work Safely at Heights

This course is designed for participants who are required to work at heights. Participants are trained on how to select the correct of height safety equipment and apply it to specific tasks. SGS Australia Pty Ltd RTO 2646

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This course is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to work safely at heights in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries. It includes identifying work requirements, work procedures and instructions, accessing and installing equipment, performing work at heights and cleaning up the work area.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Legislation
  • Policy and procedures
  • Safety systems and equipment
  • Fall prevention measures and devices
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Ladder risk controls
  • Equipment selection, inspection and maintenance
  • Hazard identification, risk assessment and controls
  • Handling and securing equipment and materials
  • Emergency procedures



Upon successful completion of the course requirements,  a Statement of Attainment will be issued for:

  • RIIWHS204D - Work safely at heights


Nationally recognised training delivered by SGS Australia Pty Ltd RTO 2646

Access the SGS Participant Handbook for more information.

Participants with a language or literacy difficulty or other special needs should inform our training support staff prior to enrolling to discuss our support services if required.


This course is suitable for those persons who are working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights.

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