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RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

RIIHAN301E Operate Elevating Work Platform 

RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces

MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit

Course Duration:​ Three Day Course

Course Fee: $1,050.00

Course Location: Unit 5/20 Cook Drive, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450 (Behind BISCO)


Must be physically fit

•    Students must be able to complete the theory & practical assessments & have adequate literacy skills

•    Payment required prior to commencement of course


Students must bring:

•    Unique Student Identifier (USI) number

•    Comfortable, suitable work clothing for practical activities

•    Hi Vis gear will be provided

•    Enclosed shoes must be worn, preferably work boots

Course Overview
Students will learn the practical and theory skills necessary to undertake work safely at heights, operate elevating work platform and to enter and work in confined spaces. This course is for beginners as well as experienced participants. An experienced trainer will work with participants to ensure they are competent and confident to work safely at heights, operate elevating work platform and to enter and work in confined spaces.

Course Content

  • Identify work requirements

  • Identify work procedures and instructions

  • Access and install equipment

  • Perform work at heights

  • Plan and prepare for operating an elevating work platform

  • Conduct work activities form elevating work platform

  • Carry out operator maintenance

  • Legislation

  • Hazardous atmosphere

  • Hazardous substances

  • Hazards and confined spaces

  • Risk management and confined spaces

  • Implementing controls

  • Plan and prepare for working in a confined space

  • Work in a confined space

  • Exit confined space

  • Clean up work area


The course covers the selection, fit, use, and maintenance of heights safety equipment, including:

  • Harnesses

  • Lanyards

  • Fall arrest devices

  • Ropes and static lines

  • Tripods and davits

  • Anchorage points

  • Scaffolding

  • Ladders



  • All participants must undertake an assessment after training.

  • All participants that successfully complete the assessment will be issued with a statement of attainment. This unit of competency is nationally recognised.

  • The units you will attain are;

  • RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

  • RIIHAN301E Operate Elevating Work Platform 

  • RIIWHS202D - Enter and work in confined space

  • MSMPER200 - Work in accordance with an issued permit

Language, Literacy & Numeracy


Allowances can be made for participants with language, literacy & numeracy issues.

You will complete a short literacy and numeracy assessment on enrolment and if we identify any learning difficulties the Trainer/Assessor will be notified prior to your attendance for the course. Depending on your learning difficulty, the Trainer can spend extra time assisting you and/or do a verbal assessment with you. Or we may discuss options with you and may refer you to other support services as outlined in the Candidate Support, Welfare and Guidance Section on page 11 of the Student Handbook.

Terms and conditions

  • $100 deposit on confirmation of booking per enrolment

  • Cancellation or reschedule more than 7 days prior to commencement – 50% refund

  • Cancellation or reschedule 7 to 2 days prior to commencement – 20% refund

  • Cancellation or reschedule within 2 business days of commencement - No refund

  • Course to be paid in full before commencement of the course

                                                       Group bookings welcome - Class size is limited

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                                                          Please Contact Office For Dates & Bookings


(Course dates subject to change)

Call GBES TRAINING on 02 6613 0662

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