Work Safely at Heights

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RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights

The working at heights course offers the use of height safety equipment, including safety harnesses and fall arrest systems appropriate to the working environment. Participants will also receive training in understanding associated hazards and risk management controls, strengths and limitations of the equipment, and the relevant inspection and maintenance requirements.​

This nationally accredited training consists of both theory and practical sessions.

Participants must be at least 15 years of age and have a sound knowledge of the English language.


$270 per participant


1 day (approximately 8 hours)

Content Summary

  • Regulations and legislation
  • Australian Standards
  • Risk assessment and hazard elimination
  • JSEA’s
  • Permits
  • Safe Work Procedures
  • Equipment selection and use
  • Anchor systems, selecting solid and reliable anchorage
  • Fall restraint systems, selection of equipment and correct use
  • Work positioning systems, selection of equipment and correct use
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Using energy absorbing lanyards
  • Demonstration of rapid response kit

Funding available for
these courses through

CSQ funding is paid directly to Dawsons Training. Where CSQ funding doesn’t cover the full cost of the program, you will be required to contribute towards the remaining course fees.

If you believe you are eligible and wish to proceed with subsidised training, please complete the Application Form and send through to

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