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RIIWHS204D - Work Safely at Heights

This nationally accredited Working at Heights course will equip you with the skills and knowledge that you require to safely work at heights. Our engaging course uses various forms of depth utilising fall protection. On the successful completion of the course, learners will be issued a nationally accredited ‘statement of attainment’ – RIIWHS204D – Work Safely at Heights.

The Work Safely at Heights course can be done at any of our High Risk Training Facilities, located at Yatala, Moranbah, Townsville, Rockhampton, Gladstone, Cairns, Weipa and Darwin.  Your course consists of  learning material, theory assessment and a practical assessment. 

The course lasts approimately 1 day (approximately 8 hours) depending on the number of attendees and their prior knowledge and experience in the industry.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however you must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills. You may be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) indicator prior to enrolling.


If you have any concerns regarding the literacy or numeracy requirements, please contact for advise.


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

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

The elements of this course are:

1. Identify work requirements
2. Identify work procedures and instructions
3. Access and install equipment
4. Perform work at heights
5. Clean up work area

You are required to be able to walk freely, be able to bend and twist, perform safe lifting techniques and have an understanding of typical workplace risk and safety policy and procedures.

When you are deemed competent by a Civil Safety assessor you will receive a Statement of Results.

All Inclusive Price Full face-to-face class


Civil Safety is required to determine the support needs of individual learners prior to enrolling in to a course. If there are limitations to the support we are able to provide, these limitations will be made clear in information we provided to potential learners who complete a LLN test but do not sucesssfully complete the LLN assessment.

The first step in the enrolment process is to click or tap on the LLN Indicator link below. You will be taken to the Civil Safety online LLN test.  If you complete your LLN test you will automatically be redirected to our enrolment form. If you do not pass the LLN test, a trainer will contact you shortly to assist you.

When enrolling in a nationally recoginised course, you are required to provide a  USI  (Unique Student Identifier) number. If you do not already have a USI you can create one at From 1st January 2015, no certificates are able to be printed if a person does not have a USI.

We also require proof of your identity so please have your drivers licence or another form of photo id available for upload in to the enrolment form.

At the completion of your enrolment form you will be taken to PayPal checkout to pay for your course. You will need an active credit card or PayPal account to pay for your course.

The email address and phone number that you supply on the enrolment form must be active as this is where we will send payment confirmation and your logon details for your course.