Working at Heights



RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights ​



The following information contains the terms and conditions for course commencement.

A candidate’s enrolment at Breight Education is considered to be an agreement with the terms and conditions of enrolment. This course brochure is to be read in conjunction with the student’s handbook. You are require to provide Breight Education with your USI# (Unique Student Identifier Number) at the time of enrolment.

DURATION1 day (8.00 am to 4.00 pm)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTSParticipants must have Ability to read, write and understand English, present photo I.D. on arrival and Wear normal work clothing, enclosed footwear and remove all jewellery prior to commencement. Participants must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
CERTIFICATIONOn successful completion of this course students will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights and a wallet sized card.

To give the attendees such knowledge and skills that enables those who are required to carry out work at heights. This unit describes 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.  The course covers identifying work requirements and instructions for undertaking the task, accessing and installing equipment, performing the work at heights and cleaning up the work area.


·Apply correct fitting of full body harnesses

·Carry out hazard identification, risk assessment and control

·Understand the Legislation, Regulations and Standards applicable to working at heights

·Select and use the correct fall prevention and fall arrest equipment including temporary static lines and anchor points

·Carry out inspections and maintenance of equipment

·Understand ground clearance and the pendulum effect

·Apply emergency and rescue procedures in relation to working at heights

COURSE DELIVERYThis course will be delivered in our Training Facility at 1 Eyre St, Rivervale, with practical assessments delivered at the same premises – this assessment is delivered over 1 day. Additional time may be required where a student requires additional skill development training.

Your Statement of Attainment does not have an expiry date, however, industry standards

recommend retraining every two years.


·Theory Assessment

·Practical Assessment

COURSE PAYMENTCertification will not be issued where course fees have not been paid in full.
 Course Fees & additional services

Course cost – $250.00

Certificate Reprint – $75.00

Refund process fee – 100.00

 Please note that VET FEE HELP is not available through Breight Education, but please contact us if you’d like to discuss other payment options.
REFUNDSOnce a Student has commenced a module or course, no refund is available if the Student elects not to complete the course or module and/ or submit an assessment for marking. A refund will only be applied if a candidate is able to provide evidence of “exceptional circumstance” in which they would be unable to complete a course of study.
 Candidates wishing to cancel from a module/ course must submit an Application to Defer or Cancel Form to the Breight Education Director for consideration. The Application to Defer or Cancel Form is available from Breight Education Administration on request.
 Grounds for Refunds (Exceptional Circumstances)

Candidates who cancel from a course will only be eligible for a refund in the following circumstances:

·Breight Education withdraws the course; or

· Terminal illness (or injury) to the Student, which makes it impossible for the Student to complete the program. Such applications must be supported by appropriate medical documentation.


Examples of circumstances in which a refund will not be granted for cancellation from a module/program:

·Change of mind;

·Change of employment or working hours; or

·Domestic relocation

·Financial hardship; or

·Retrenchment (a deferral may be granted).

·Any other reason a Candidate submits as grounds for cancellation will be assessed by the Breight Education Directors on a case-by-case basis.

 If a Student experiences exceptional circumstances but does not wish to cancel from a module or course, they may apply to defer their studies to a later date. The standard deferral period is a maximum of six (6) months from the original start date. Students are entitled to a maximum of one deferral per course. Any extensions to the standard deferral period will be assessed by the Breight Education Directors on a case-by-case basis. Candidates who receive a deferral for a module or course but then fail to attend on the revised due date will be charged the full course fee.
 Payment of Refunds
 Candidates who have been granted a refund due to exceptional circumstances will receive the full purchase amount, less a $100 administration processing course enrolled (unless otherwise advised explicitly by Breight Education), within 15 working days from approval of their refund. Refunds will not be paid until any and all training materials has been returned back to Breight Education via certified mail.
 Refunds agreed by Breight Education will only be paid to the person or body (on behalf of the Student) from who the original payment was received. Where payment was made by credit card, refunds can only be made back to the credit card used in the original transaction.
COMPLAINTS AND APPEALSThe complaints and appeals policy of Breight Education provides an avenue for students to address their complaints and appeals to Breight Education Management, and have them dealt with in a constructive and timely manner. Students have access to an Informal Complaints Handling Procedure where a complaint can be discussed directly with a staff member in the hope of resolving the matter satisfactorily. Students will also be able to access a Formal Complaint and Appeals procedure and if need be, submit an appeal to an independent adjudicator, who is selected with the agreement of the student.
 Should you have a Formal complaint or an appeal you will need to submit the complaint or appeal in writing to Breight Education Management. (Please refer to the Complaint and Appeals Request, available at Breight Education Reception)

Training and Operations Facility

1 Eyre Street,


WA 6103

+ 61 8 6216 5000