Working At Heights Training Course on the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Adelaide and Devonport


18/229 Junction Rd, Cannon Hill, QLD

$275 Per Person

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226 Mill Road, Wesley Vale, TAS

$275 Per Person

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55 Oakden Road, Prospect, TAS, 7250

$275 Per Person

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8 Technology Drive, Warana, QLD

$275 Per Person

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Warehouse 4, 77 Tapleys Hill Road, Hendon, SA

$275 Per Person

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Working at HeightsCOURSE Description

An essential course tailored for those in operational roles where working at heights is a necessity. Our program covers crucial skills aligned with industry standards, workplace health and safety regulations, and Australian guidelines. From risk management to equipment usage and rescue procedures, we provide comprehensive training for safe and competent work at heights. Join us to gain the expertise needed, ensuring workplace safety and compliance.

COURSES Quick Facts


Working At Heights


RIIWHS204E - Work safely at heights


1 day face to face


Available on Request


$275 Per Person


In all our locations!

Working at Heights Safety Training Course Overview

This unit is designed for those who work in operational roles that involve performing tasks at heights, such as construction, maintenance, mining, or emergency services. The course aims to provide the participants with the essential skills and knowledge to work safely at heights in accordance with the industry, workplace health and safety, and Australian standards.

This course covers:

  • Statistics
  • Legislation and company procedures
  • Risk Management
  • Definitions and types working at height activities
  • Equipment selection and correct use
  • Anchor systems (including selecting anchorage)
  • Fall restraint systems
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Work positioning systems
  • Correct use of ladders and ladder safety training
  • Rescue equipment and procedures
  • Industry case studies

The course consists of both theoretical and practical components, and the participants will be assessed on their knowledge and performance through written and oral tests, demonstrations and observations. Upon successful completion of the course, the participants will receive a statement of attainment that is nationally recognised and valid for three years.

Working at Heights Course Highlights

  • Learn how to identify and assess the risks and hazards of working at heights and implement appropriate control measures
  • Gain practical skills in using various types of equipment and systems for working at heights, such as ladders, scaffolds, elevated work platforms, personal fall protection equipment and more
  • Understand the relevant legislation, standards, and codes of practice for working at heights and comply with your duties and responsibilities as a worker or employer
  • Receive hands-on training from experienced and qualified trainers who will guide you through realistic scenarios and exercises
  • Earn a nationally recognised statement of attainment that is valid for three years and demonstrates your competence in working at heights
  • Enjoy flexible and convenient training options, such as online, face-to-face, or blended learning, to suit your needs and preferences
  • Experience high quality face-to-face training and assessment at one of Link Resources purpose built training facilities on the Sunshine Coast, in Brisbane, Adelaide and Tasmania.

Target Audience

This course is recommended for people working in or who will be working in operational roles whom are undertaking a role which requires them to perform work at heights. The core groups / target clients for this unit are existing workers.


Face to face training and assessment is conducted at one of Link Resources purpose built training facilities. Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.

Link Resources Training Facilities:

Sunshine Coast: 8 Technology Drive, Warana, QLD 4575

Brisbane: 18/229 Junction Road, Cannon Hill QLD 4170

Adelaide: Unit 4/77-79 Tapleys Hill Rd, Hendon SA 5014

Devonport: 226 Mill Road, Wesley Vale TAS 7307

Hobart: Glenorchy Football Club, 1A Anfield St, Glenorchy TAS 7010

Outcomes of Working At Heights Training

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Link Resources Training Pty Ltd (RTO 45483).


Please see the Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy below in Student Information for all details on Payments for your course.

Payment can be made via direct bank transfer, eftpos, cash or cheque. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email or call (07) 5491 2144

Entry Requirements

All students must be literate in the English Language (no interpreters allowed).

Due to the physical performance requirements of this unit, all students are to have a reasonable level of mental and physical fitness.

People with back, leg, arm or joint injuries may find it difficult to climb / access the practical area and perform activities at height. (Please note that students must be physically capable of wearing a harness and climbing for significant periods of time).

At enquiry, students can enter the program by expressing an interest and being sent an information pack that contains a booking notification and course information (Course Brochure). This interest process enables the RTO and client to work together to ensure the course is suitable for them and to identify any additional support needs & make adequate provisions.

No pre-requisites exist for this Unit of Competency.


Training & Education Pathways: After achieving this unit of competency students may undertake a range of associated resources and infrastructure units and qualifications.

Employment Pathways: After achieving these unit of competency students may seek employment in civil, construction, resources, manufacturing, utilities and maintenance industries.

Want to Know More About Working Safely at Heights?

Interested in learning about safe practices while working at heights? Reach out to us via our contact page or by calling our head office on the Sunshine Coast at (07) 5491 2144 for additional information or to get your queries addressed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Working at heights comes with inherent risks that require careful attention and adherence to safety protocols. In this Q&A, we have addressed some of the most common questions about Working Safely at Heights, providing you with valuable insights and guidance to ensure a secure work environment.

Why choose Link Resources for Working Safely at Heights training course?

Answer: Link Resources is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 45483), offering a comprehensive range of nationally recognised training courses. Further to this, our team consists of industry professionals who have worked in the field, giving us first-hand experience, and understanding of your safety and compliance needs. Our training facilities provide an authentic heights training experience within a controlled environment, ensuring you receive high-quality training that equips you for the demands of your job.

Do I need working at heights training?

Answer: Yes, if your job involves working at heights then training is critical. Falls are a leading cause of fatalities in various industries, including construction. To ensure your safety and that you comply with health and safety standards outlined in the WHS Act, it’s crucial to complete the necessary training.

What are the main hazards associated with working at heights?

Answer: When working at heights, some of the main hazards include falls, falling objects, structural collapse, and hazardous weather conditions. It is crucial to conduct a thorough risk assessment, implement proper fall prevention measures, and use appropriate safety equipment to mitigate these hazards effectively.

How can I assess the risks involved in working at heights?

Answer: Risk assessment is a vital step in ensuring safety at heights. Start by identifying potential hazards specific to your work area. Evaluate the likelihood and severity of each hazard and determine suitable control measures. Consider factors such as the stability of structures, the presence of guardrails or handrails, and the condition of ladders or scaffolds.

What safety equipment should be used when working at heights?

Answer: Depending on the task and height involved, several safety equipment options are available, including:

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Harnesses, helmets, and non-slip footwear.
  • Fall arrest systems: Safety harnesses connected to secure anchor points.
  • Guardrails and handrails: Used to prevent falls from edges or elevated surfaces.
  • Ladders and scaffolding: Ensure they are in good condition and used correctly.

How do I ensure proper ladder safety?

Answer: Ladder safety is crucial to prevent falls. Follow these guidelines:

  • Choose the right ladder for the job, considering height and weight capacity.
  • Inspect the ladder for any damage or defects before use.
  • Set up the ladder on a stable surface and secure it to prevent slipping.
  • Maintain three points of contact when climbing (two hands and one foot, or two feet and one hand).
  • Never overreach or stand on the top step of the ladder.

What training and qualifications are required for working at heights?

Answer: In Australia, the specific training and qualifications required for working at heights can vary slightly depending on the state or territory. Link Resources training programs aligned with RIIWHS204E – Work safely at heights. This training typically covers hazard identification, risk assessment, fall prevention techniques, and the proper use of safety equipment. Certification or licenses may be issued upon successful completion of the training.