Work at Heights with Pre-Reading

RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights


When booking this course, you are to select the date you wish to undertake the theory and practical assessments at our premises


This course is aimed at those who are required to carry out work at heights.

This course consists of self-paced pre-reading which is a mandatory requirement and is to be completed in your own time prior to the day of assessment.

You will be sent an electronic copy of the training manual to study once your booking has been processed by one of our friendly training team (during office hours Monday -Friday).

You will learn about:

  • The legislative requirements for working at heights
  • Planning for working at heights at work sites
  • Identifying, using, maintaining and storing fall arrest equipment
  • Applying suitable methods for access and attachment for work tasks
  • Hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Identifying rescue procedures

Completion of the theory and practical assessments will take place onsite at our premises.

On arrival you will complete the enrolment form followed by a brief summary of the course at which point you will have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have. You will then complete the knowledge and practical assessments.


  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Present photo I.D. on arrival
  • Complete a ‘Fitness to Complete Training’ form. The student is required to declare any medical issue that may exclude them from full participation
  • On the day of assessment wear normal work clothing, enclosed footwear and remove all jewellery prior to commencement


3 hours approx


On successful completion of this course students will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights and a wallet sized card.

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) must be supplied and verified prior to issuance.


Your Statement of Attainment does not have an expiry date, however, WAHA (Working at Heights Association) and industry standards recommend retraining every two years.


  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment


Students will be provided with morning tea and refreshments for all courses run at Saferight.
Saferight has kitchen facilities for people who wish to bring their own lunch or alternatively, there are cafes and lunch bars within close proximity.


On completion of the course, students working in the construction industry may be eligible to apply for a subsidy of up to 80% from the Construction Training Fund. Click here for more information.