RIIWHS204D - Work Safely at Heights


RIIWHS204D - Work Safely at Heights REFRESHER course is vital whether you conduct work, or supervise the work of others at heights. 

If you have a working at heights qualification less than 2 years old and need a refresher course, this Nationally Recognised Training course will equip you with the skills and practical experience to competently and safely work from heights to industry standards.

Having a tested, effective rescue plan for all work at heights where a fall is possible, is the law. As part of the Work Safely at Heights refresher course, HiReach Training can assist you to develop your rescue plan.
This 4 hour working safely at heights training covers: risk assessment, selection and correct use of equipment, rigging and anchor systems, fall restraints, work positioning and fall arrest systems. This refresher course for working safely at heights has been developed in accordance with the licensing and assessment requirements of NOHSC:1006 [2001].

Course outline:

  • Identify work requirements – Apply compliance documentation, identify scope and any potential hazards, adhere to OHS requirements relevant to safe working at heights

  • Identify work procedures and instructions for the task - Equipment selection and use, inspect/install fall protection equipment, install safety system, install appropriate signs and barricades

  • Access and install equipment - Fit anchor fall systems, selecting solid and reliable anchorage

  • Perform work at heights – Undertake work and manual handling of materials and equipment safely

  • Clean up area – Dismantle safety system, clear work area, store tools and equipment

On successful completion of the theory and practical assessment, students will receive a new Statement of Attainment nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, and a photographic Working at Heights card.

You will also be provided with all course materials, including a Work Safely At Heights Learners Guide, sample rescue plans, sample safe work method statements, and self assessment materials.


If held a heights ticket within last 2 years 
(1/2 day course)




Flexible group training courses can be tailored for your organisation


Work Safely at Heights

Don't have your Work at Heights ticket within the last 2 years?


Am I eligible?

  • You must be at least 16 years old.

  • You must hold a RIIWHS204D - Work Safely at Heights certification, no more than 2 years old.

  • Have basic English and Maths skills (to be able to identify and interpret workplace signs and apply yourself to the course material).

What to bring:
Appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

  • Safety shoes or boots

  • workwear (hi-vis if you have it)

  • safety hardhat (optional)

  • a broad brimmed sun hat and water bottle is recommended


100 Points of Identification must be presented before you begin training. 100 Points of Identification requirements

To discuss your Work at Heights training needs or to book call 1300 661 400.

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