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Gain the skills and knowledge required to adapt your heights safety skills across a variety of heights environments which pose unique risks.
This course is perfect for trade and industry workers who are required to be adaptable whilst working across a variety of sites where fixed access and pre-installed fall-arrest systems are not available.
Familiarization with the law, legislation and responsibilities relating to working at heights in NZ.
Learn the basics of risk management relating to working at heights.
Understand the employment of harnesses, lanyards and work positioning systems, including conducting routine equipment checks.
Develop the skills for emergency planning and rescue.
Learn about the different types of fall protection and fall-arrest devices.
Use a safety harness whilst working at height.
Install and disestablish temporary proprietary fall-arrest systems, both horizontal and vertical.
Conduct a rescue at height.
NZQA Unit Standards
Use Safety Harness when Working at Height
Use, Install and Disestablish Temporary Proprietary Height Safty Systems when Working at Height
This course contains written assessments. All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. It is the responsibility of the hiring party to ensure all students meet this criteria.
We do not issue refunds for our courses, please ensure you read our full Terms and Conditions.
Working at heights courses are, by nature, high-risk.
Students are required to have the physical strength, dexterity, balance, co-ordination and motor skills required to safely demonstrate competence in the unit standards.
Due to the load limits specified by the manufacturers instructions on our equipment, students must be under 150kg in order to participate in these courses.
There are many practical components to this course. If you have injuries or medical conditions that may affect your ability to participate, please contact us to discuss your options. It is the responsibility of the hiring party to ensure all students meet this criteria.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
To run this as a on-site private course, we require a training space with adequate room for practical activities.
We'll need two tables, enough chairs for the participants and space for the projector to display. We're happy to use your AV set up if you have one.
For the heights practical components, we need access to a structure which complies with all relevant standards, that allows students to demonstrate safely working at heights at a minimum of 2m. At any time, there needs to be space for two students to work safely at height.
If you are unsure if your site meets these requirements, please don't hesitate to get in touch with our team.
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