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Statement of Attainment in Work Safely at Heights

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Overview About this course

Equip yourself with sound knowledge of workplace safety standards and regulations. Gain foundational safety skills that can be used in a broad range of practical applications, not only in your daily life but also in the infrastructure industry.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Identify, choose and fit tools and equipment needed to work safely at heights

  • Recognise the risks and hazards involved in the workplace and implement safety controls

  • Care for and work safely at heights with personal protection equipment (PPE) and tools

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • A sound understanding of work requirements and procedures to enable working safely at heights

  • The ability to assess, recognise potential risks and hazards, and respond to emergencies

  • Specialist skills you can apply in a variety of industries

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • Please enquire at your preferred campus location for any campus-specific licencing or white card requirements.

Completion requirements

During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:

  • The confidence to work at heights

  • A concern for safety

  • Good communication skills

  • An ability to work with a team

  • Intermediate fitness to handle tools and equipment and the physical demands of the job

  • Good organisational skills and the ability to multitask and respond well to rapid change

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • There are no entry recommendations for this course.

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Construction worker and Other jobs include: entertainment rigging worker, miner, crane operator, mechanic, welder and boilermaker

Licensing

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between industry sectors. A white card (or general construction induction card) is required for any worker who needs to access a construction site. Local regulations should also be checked for requirements. Visit the SafeWork website for more information on applying for your white card.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Statement of Attainment in Work Safely at Heights does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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The Statement of Attainment in Work Safely at Heights does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Units
  • Work safely at heights RIIWHS204E

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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