Height Safety Advanced

Key Information

Duration: 2 Days (16 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 12

Training available nationwide at one of our centres, or your own workplace

Price (excl GST)

$550 Per Person

Price (excl GST)

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Gain a comprehensive understanding of the legal requirements and management of proprietary height safety systems and procedures.

This course will guide you through the selection and inspection of various fall arrest systems and relevant ropes and knots. There are also practical scenarios to ensure you understand the use, installation and disestablishment of proprietary height safety systems, anchor points, work positioning, restraint systems and developing and implementing a rescue plan. We also cover hazards associated with scaffolds, mobile elevated work platforms, ladders, guardrails, walkways, ramps and stairways.

In accordance with the requirements to maintain Consent to Assess for the unit standards taught on this course, Safety ‘n Action had this course pre moderated and approved by our standard setting body, The Skills Organistaion.

  • Unit Standards - HS A (Click to see more detail)

    Unit

    Level

    Credit

    Description

    17600

     

    3

    3

    Explain safe work practices for working at heights

    15757

    3

    4

    Use, install and disestablish temporary proprietary fall arrest systems when working at height 

    23229

    3

    4

    Use a safety harness for personal fall prevention when working at height

    25045

    3

    4

    Employ height safety equipment in the workplace

     

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Explain the legislative requirements and systems used for working at heights
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of hazards associated with wearing a safety harness and associated equipment
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of safety harnesses and associated systems and equipment
  4. Check and fit a safety harness system
  5. Use a safety harness system where a fall hazard exists at height
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of the rescue plan to be activated in the event of a fall
  7. Identify the common types of height safety equipment used in the workplace
  8. Identify suitable height work equipment and suitable anchor points for fall and arrest systems
  9. Identify anchor points and prepare to install a temporary proprietary height safety systems
  10. Install horizontal and vertical temporary proprietary height safety systems
  11. Use and disestablish temporary proprietary height safety systems
  12. Use height safety equipment and plan rescue techniques and emergency procedures for working at height

Entry Criteria:

  1. All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to acceptance of their student(s) onto the course. Where a student does not meet our English language requirement a reader/writer must be supplied by the student or the person responsible for authorising the student’s attendance. The reader/writer cannot be another student attending the same course.

“The course was very informative and well presented. Equipment used was excellent and easy to use”

Student Feedback 25 September 2018

"Fantastic course. I have found it very informative. I now feel confident in my role as a health and safety representative. Thank you Grant!!"

Student Feedback 14th March 2018

"One of the best training instructors, well versed with the subject and heaps of technical advice given to us from practical point of view"

Student Feedback 1st March 2018