Working at Heights
- 1 - 2 Days
- 10 attendees
- Starting from $357.00pp (ex GST)
Where there is a fall risk, an employer is responsible to ensure that staff are trained on how to work safely and use the equipment according to manufacturer and WorkSafe best practice guidelines.
Our Working at Heights course teaches both the theoretical and practical knowledge required plus awareness of height specific hazards. It provides participants with the knowledge and awareness of hazards at working at heights, set-up requirements and the impact that appropriate fall arrest systems have on improving workplace safety. The course is specifically written to include the contents of NZQA unit standards.
1 day, 2 day and refresher course options can be selected based upon your specific requirements
Please Note: If you are attending the refresher course you will be joining us on the second day of the two day course option.
Virtual Classroom Courses Now Available!
- 2 x 2 hour virtual classroom sessions
- Additional E-learning support and resources
- Practical application and assessment completed at one of our training sites or at your site for onsite bookings
Our Working at Heights course has been optimised into learning modules to allow completion using our web conferencing facilities. These modules combine virtual classroom training with online resources. Complete your course in stages to maximize your learning with the convenience of flexibility and locations to suit your needs. At the conclusion of your theory training you will be able to complete your practical assessment at one of our venues.
This is also a great option to reduce downtime for your team, talk to us about our virtual classroom combined with onsite practical completion.
For refresher courses, trainees must hold unit standards 17600, 23229, 15757. Evidence of completion of the unit standards will be required.
To find a suitable date and book a public course, simply use the online booking tool above, contact one of our sales support team on 0800 267 476 or use our contact us form.
Company Course Bookings
To run this course at your workplace please use the contact us form or contact our sales support team on 0800 267 476.
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- Hazards associated with different work at heights (e.g. roofs, scaffolding, window cleaning, construction/building, maintenance work and inspections)
- Health and Safety at Work Act 2016 (HSWA) and height safety
- Hierarchy of fall arrest and fall restraint
- Fall distances versus forces exerted on the body
- Suspension trauma
- Isolation of height hazards versus minimisation
- Appropriate PPE
17600: Explain Safe Work Practices for Working at Height (Can be booked as a standalone one day onsite course, contact us for details)
23229: Use safety harness system when working at height (Pre-requisite for 15757)
15757: Use, install and disestablish temporary proprietary height safety systems when working at height
Elective Unit Standard
25045: Employ height safety equipment in the workplace (Can be run in the place of 15757 in the two-day course.)
Working at Heights 2 Day Course
Our Working at Heights 2 day courses offers full coverage of theoretical and practical knowledge required including hazards at working at heights, set-up requirements and the impact that appropriate fall arrest systems have on improving workplace safety.
Working at Heights 1 Day Course - US 17600 only
Our Working at Heights 1 day courses offers theoretical knowledge of working at heights systems and legislative requirements.
Working at Heights Renewal
This course refreshes knowledge of identifying where working at heights hazards and fall hazards exist. It is for those who have completed the Working at Heights unit standards.