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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Construction worker and Other jobs include: entertainment rigging worker, miner, crane operator, mechanic, welder and boilermaker
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.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Work Safely at Heights does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Statement of Attainment in Work Safely at Heights does not have any related courses.
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.
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