Who is this course designed for?
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.This includes any situation where a worker is at a height where there is a potential to fall and cause injury, fall from one level to another, or is working in elevated work platforms (EWP), working from scaffold, or are required to be compliant with local legislation/Australian Standard AS/NZS: 1891.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors.
This course covers all relevant information about health and safety standards, general working at heights applications, permits, permit process, hazards and associated risks, preparation for heights work, roles and responsibilities, PPE, ladders, scaffolds, equipment inspection and use and more.
- Be 18 years or over
- Be sufficiently proficient in English (read, write and speak) to be able to work successfully in a highly regulated environment
- Have satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 12 or equivalent
Pre Training Review (PTR)
A pre training interview would be conducted with the applicant by a Frontier representative. This interview will help us identify your prior experience, existing knowledge, skills and suitability for the course. Pre Training Review will be valuable in determining additional support and/or reasonable adjustment required for you to successfully complete the course.
Language, Literacy & Numeracy
Applicants must undertake a language, literacy and numeracy assessment during their induction session prior to beginning the qualification. Results will be assessed on an individual level by the assessor.
Depending upon the level of support required for the language, literacy or numeracy an alternative training and assessment methods may be used or the learners will be recommended to pursue Foundation Skills program, which will help them fulfill the LLN gap and achieve the qualification.