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Overview

Learn the essential skills required to work safely on construction sites at heights above 1.5 metres from ground level.

The significant growth in the trades and construction industry has led to demand for skilled workers who meet key skill requirements. Delivered through practical, face-to-face training, this short course will teach you how to work safely at heights on a work site as well as where fall protection measures are required.

Upon completion of this course you will have competency in:

  • locating, interpreting and applying relevant information, standards and specifications
  • complying with site safety plans, OHS regulations and state and territory legislation applicable to workplace operations
  • safely and effectively using tools, plant and equipment
  • communicating and work effectively and safely with others
  • selecting and using appropriate height access and fall protection equipment and work methods, including inspecting fall protection equipment, scaffolding and fall barriers for faults
  • applying knowledge of industry products to identify, manual handling risks & types of lifting and support structures approved for use
  • modifying work activities to cater for variations in work site procedures, contexts and environment and using appropriate behaviour for safe work at heights
  • using safe handling requirements, based on information provided, for equipment, products and materials

Course contents

In order to be issued a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency within TNAAS Working at Heights Safely, a student must successfully undertake the following unit:

CORE UNIT

Units in Transition

This unit is only available for current/continuing students. It is not available for prospective students.

Recognition of Prior Learning and/or Credit Transfers

Previous completion of units at the Polytechnic or any other Registered Training Organisation and/or previous attainment of skills and knowledge may be credited towards this course.

Learn the essential skills required to work safely on construction sites at heights.
 
The significant growth in the trades and construction industry has led to demand for skilled workers who meet key skill requirements. Delivered through practical, face-to-face training, this short course will teach you how to work safely at heights on a work site as well as where fall protection measures are required. 

Upon completion of this course you will have competency in:

  • locating, interpreting and applying relevant information, standards and specifications;
  • complying with site safety plans, OHS regulations and state and territory legislation applicable to workplace operations;
  • safely and effectively using tools, plant and equipment;
  • communicating and work effectively and safely with others;
  • selecting and using appropriate height access and fall protection equipment and work methods, including inspecting fall protection equipment, scaffolding and fall barriers for faults;
  • applying knowledge of industry products to identify, manual handling risks & types of lifting and support structures approved for use;
  • using safe handling requirements, based on information provided, for equipment, products and materials. and;
  • clean, check, maintain and store tools and equipment.

Admission requirements

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

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