Courses Height Safety Training Brisbane

Working at Heights Training


Working at Heights Course Brisbane

Course Overview 

This course is intended for anyone who is working at heights for work purposes. It covers both practical and theoretical aspects of ensuring safety at heights. 

During the course, you can get a better understanding of how to conduct a risk assessment. You will also be able to develop safe working methods to ensure overall safety. This course can help you to adhere to the current WHS legislation. You can also receive a Statement of Attainment upon completion, which is recognised nationally.

We provide practical environments for you to go through this training. The training focuses more on how to ensure fall prevention, instead of fall arrest. You will not get the knowledge, but also practical skills on how to ensure safety when working at heights.

Who can follow this course? 

Anyone who has to work at a height due to the nature of the job can follow this course. It focuses on covering all work at heights scenarios in multiple industries, including:

  • Mining
  • Maintenance
  • General constructions
  • Factory work 


This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights.

Vertical Horizonz Australia’s Basic and Advanced Working at Heights course demonstrates how to apply safe work practices to perform jobs safely at a height. We explain how to select and inspect the appropriate fall protection equipment for the task at hand and how to wear it correctly.

Trainees will be able to interpret and apply the relevant information relating to work at height, and select, inspect, don and safely and effectively use appropriate height access and fall protection equipment for work at height. Tackle heights with confidence! Join Vertical Horizonz’s best Working at Heights Course to enhance your skillset and ensure a safe work environment.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights. 

What you will be trained in:

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


Assessment methods may include more than one of the following:

  • Oral questioning
  • Written test
  • Practical assessment (including completion of relevant documentation)
  • Simulated project-based activity
  • Work-based activities


RIIWHS204E Work safely at height

What can you learn from the course? 

During the course, you can understand how to implement safety measures according to your work environment. It helps you to get a better understanding on: 

  • Australian Standards for Safety
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Equipment selection and use 
  • Risk assessment and hazard elimination
  • Fall arrest systems 
  • Fall restraint systems 
  • Selection of correct equipment for usage
  • Work positioning systems 
  • Usage of energy-absorbing lanyards
  • Ladder safety training and correct usage of ladders

What to expect during the course? 

  • You can get in-person training, conducted by an experienced specialist in Working at Heights.
  • Advice and recommendations on how to select PPE based on the workplace.
  • Understanding of Australian Standards and relevant legislation for working at heights.
  • Practical and hands-on exposure on how to ensure safety when working at heights
  • Understanding how to take appropriate risk control measures when working at heights


Requirement to demonstrate a level of written and spoken English to do this: Equivalent to Level 1 English communication skills.


The programme trainers are all experienced practical people. They speak everyday workplace language and have a wealth of real life examples to share with trainees. Trainees are encouraged to ‘have a go’ in a supportive, safe environment. 

Working at Heights Course Brisbane content includes:

  • Identifying working at heights risk
  • Following work procedures and instructions
  • Accessing and installing equipment
  • Selecting, inspecting and wearing fall protection harnesses
  • Performing task safely at heights

Location: Unit 1, 214 Leitchs Road, Brendale, QLD 4500, or training may also be conducted at client's venue upon request.

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