Working Safely at Heights

Course Overview


Working at Heights Training Course Brisbane, Townsville or Onsite.

Are you looking for a Working Safely at Heights Training Course in Brisbane, Townsville or Onsite?

WorkSafe Connect has been delivering workplace health and safety related working at heights program for over 10 years and is one of Queensland’s leading suppliers of the working at heights skill set.

This 1-day entry level course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to work at heights. The course takes participants through the process that will give valuable knowledge regarding the common safety practices of when they work at heights.

The program is made up of the following nationally accredited unit of competency:

RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

Our working at heights training course will run the participants through areas including statutory and regulatory authority requirements, heights safety systems, safety equipment and consideration to facilitate working safely at heights, safe shifting and handling of tools and material, and the processes of providing for safe work practices.

We run the working at heights training program in Brisbane, Townsville or Onsite.

The skills and knowledge that you obtain during the Working Safely at Heights Training course is suitable for working at heights across a wide range of industries including the Resources Sector, Quarrying, Drilling, Agriculture, Councils/Government, Defence, Manufacturing, Heavy Industry, Defence and Civil Construction industries.

Please note that our working at heights program forms part of a wider range of skill sets including:

WorkSafe Connect – Height Safety Courses

WorkSafe Connect – Mining

WorkSafe Connect – Construction

Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will obtain a credit card sized ‘Competency ID Card’ along with the nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in both electronic and hard copy form.

WorkSafe Connect offers our full working safely at heights course weekly as part of our open course schedule or we can deliver this program onsite or on demand subject to client requirements. Our working at heights refresher course is currently offered fortnightly in our Townsville training facility.

If you have any questions regarding which Working at Heights course is most suitable for you then please get in touch with a member of the WorkSafe Connect team today.


Upcoming Training:

30-08-2019 to 30-08-2019
05-09-2019 to 05-09-2019
12-09-2019 to 12-09-2019
19-09-2019 to 19-09-2019
26-09-2019 to 26-09-2019
03-10-2019 to 03-10-2019
08-10-2019 to 08-10-2019
17-10-2019 to 17-10-2019
24-10-2019 to 24-10-2019
31-10-2019 to 31-10-2019
05-11-2019 to 05-11-2019
14-11-2019 to 14-11-2019
20-11-2019 to 20-11-2019
28-11-2019 to 28-11-2019
05-12-2019 to 05-12-2019
12-12-2019 to 12-12-2019
19-12-2019 to 19-12-2019

Performance Criteria

  • Identify work requirements
  • Identify work procedures and instructions
  • Access and install equipment 
  • Perform work at heights
  • Clean up work area

Course Outline

  • Interpret and apply technical and safety information for working at heights
  • Assess hazards and risk associated with working at heights and implement control methods
  • Select wear and care for personal protective equipment
  • Identify required safety systems including fall protection and associated equipment
  • Check that fitting, adjusting and anchoring of fall protection and associated equipment is correct
  • Perform work safely at heights
  • Safe shifting and handling of tools and materials
  • Adhere to statutory and regulatory authority requirements
  • Comply with heights safety systems
  • Comply with safe work methods
  • Locate and apply relevant documentation, policies and procedures


Why should I choose WorkSafe Connect?

When asked the question of why WorkSafe Connect, one word represents who we are and what we always set out to achieve.


Quality is what our business was founded on and quality outcomes are what we set our sights on achieving for each of our clients.

Having trained over 30,000 people and 1300 organisations throughout Australia, we have designed, developed and delivered industry leading training for over 10 years.

But training is only part of who we are.

Whether you are looking for training, advisory, e-learning or affiliate services and products, we are committed to helping you achieve your objectives.

WorkSafe Connect Services

Onsite, offsite and online, we are here to help and welcome the opportunity to get to know you and your organisation.

We look forward to welcoming you to WorkSafe Connect.

What is a Unique Student Identifier (USI)?

If you're studying nationally recognised training in Australia from 1 January 2015, you are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Your USI links to an online account that contains all your training records and results that you have completed from 1 January 2015 onwards and without this number we cannot issue you your statement of attainment.

If you do not already have a USI please click on the following link to create one.


It is a straight forward process to complete this online and you will require a Driver's Licence, Medicare Card, Australian Passport or Birth Certificate to proceed.




Building, Room 1.02 - Evans Deakin Room
Construction Training Centre
460-492 Beaudesert Road
Salisbury, Brisbane
QLD 4107


327 Bayswater Road
QLD 4814


WorkSafe Connect delivers remote and onsite training, assessment and verification of competencies for high risk and industrial courses.

Working Safely at Heights

  • Award winning training
  • Practical focus
  • Flexible delivery
1 day
RIIWHS204D - Work safely at heights