The Work Safely at Heights course offered by Mines Rescue provides students with an understanding of undertaking safe working practices when working at heights or depths in the resource, infrastructure or general industries. The practical nature of this course allows students to develop and demonstrate safe work practices at heights.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will gain skills and knowledge in:
Work Safely at Heights - Rescue Awareness (Level two) is also available.
Upon successful completion of the Working Safely at Heights course, participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the following unit:
This course is available in two levels where level two incorporates a working at heights rescue component to meet the legislative requirements for heights workers.
No formal previous learning is required for this course however Mines Rescue encourages students to gain knowledge and experience of the policies and procedures of their workplace before starting the course.
Students are also required to demonstrate self-management skills by monitoring and minimising their own exposure to workplace risks during practical activities. It is acknowledged that this is a course based on a Certificate II level qualification that requires appropriate levels of language, literacy and numeracy skills to manage course work, on-course activities and assessment tasks.
Please refer to the Mines Rescue Student Handbook located on our website for relevant policy information including Payment Terms and Conditions and Refund and Fees Policy.
If you believe you already hold some or all of the skills, knowledge and/or experience for this course, you may be eligible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
For further information, or to book your course, please contact your local Mines Rescue Station.
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