Accredited Course Details

RIIWHS204E - Work safely at heights Refresher


Work safely at heights Refresher Course provides individuals who have previously completed the equivalent course, with the ability to refresh their knowledge and skills. As this course is 100% online, you can work through the course content and refresh your knowledge self-paced, at any time! 

Course Overview

This unit refreshes the skills and knowledge required to work safely at heights in the resources and infrastructure industries.

It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with the relevant body before applying the unit.

Entry Requirements

To qualify for this Refresher Course, students are required to provide a notarised copy of their existing equivalent ‘Work Safely at Heights’ qualification/ statement of attainment. 

If the student does not meet the refresher course requirements, and therefore is required to complete the ‘full course’,  an additional assessment fee of $80 will apply for the practical training and assessment component (delivered at a Civil Safety Training Centre).

Course Validity and Refreshers 

The refresher period for Work Safely at Heights is two years, a shorter period may be required where industry/company requirements are applicable. Individuals can refresh their competencies anytime within the two-year period in line with these industry/company-specific requirements. 

Course Structure

The course includes the following topics:
  • Identify work requirements
  • Identify work procedures and instructions
  • Access and install equipment
  • Perform work at heights
  • Clean up the work area

Course Delivery

This Refresher course is 100% Online

Support

You will be required to complete a pre-enrolment assessment as part of the enrolment process.  The pre-enrolment assessment assists in evaluating your suitability for the course and tailoring any required support services to meet your individual needs.  If required, a representative from Civil Safety may contact you to discuss alternative options or available support services to assist you with your course.
 
During your studies, you will receive feedback after each assessment/assignment and the trainer/assessor will be available to discuss the feedback or provide additional assistance or direction as appropriate. 

Certification

A qualification and transcript will be issued by Civil safety upon successful completion of course requirements, provided that all administrative requirements have been met and course fees are paid in full.  In these circumstances, the certificate will be issued within 30 days. For all refresher courses, a Statement of Attainments will be issued within 2 business days.

Enrolment

Enrolment is contingent upon an application being accepted.  Factors considered in the evaluation of enrolment applications include meeting course entry requirements, eligibility for a training subsidy (where applicable) and acceptance or any applicable terms of enrolment.

It is a condition of enrolment in any nationally recognised training (accredited) programme that you supply the training organisation with a valid unique student identifier (USI).  If you don’t already have a USI, you can apply for one online at www.usi.gov.au.

Enrolment is confirmed upon payment of applicable fees, Civil Safety will collect no more than $1500 of the total fee on initial enrolment.

Further Information

Our student handbook is available to prospective students and is available prior to enrolment by contacting any of our training locations or can be downloaded from our website www.civilsafety.edu.au.  The student handbook reflects our policies and contains important information on enrolment, recognition, training & assessment, complaints and appeals, fees and refunds, rules and responsibilities and a range of general information.  To enrol or for any further information please contact one of our offices via the contact details in the location section.

Upcoming Programs

  Name   Course Start Date   Course End Date   Location   Cost
Working at Heights Refresher 18/11/2021 31/12/2022 Online $180.00