Height Safety Supervisor

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Height Safety Supervisor Training Sydney Overview

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This Height Safety Supervisor training Sydney has been developed by industry experts to cater for all persons that are required to supervise work at any height where there is a potential to fall and cause injury, fall from one level to another, work in elevated work platforms, work from scaffold, slopes, fall arrest and work positioning (including rope access) and any other position where workers are required to have a working at height.

This premium height safety supervisor course describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to work safety at heights in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries and perform as a Height Safety Supervisor, which are required to supervise height safety operations, understand emergency requirements when using certain types of height safety equipment and conduct an audit of a heights rescue plan. This course also includes how to conduct a hazard analysis or SWMS to determine what height safety equipment, techniques and training are appropriate for the works and workers under your supervision and reinforces the requirements under legislation when performing high risk work such as working at heights.

This training relevant for people who are in industries such as civil construction, telecommunications, transmission, distribution, rail, oil and gas, transport, automotive, agriculture and more. It is delivered in just 1.5 – 2 days day, with a mix of classroom & practical skills learning.

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What you will learn

    • The relevant statutory and regulatory authority requirements
    • Code of Practice/Australian Standards
    • The names and functions of equipment, components and materials
    • Hazard identification, risk assessment and control
    • Safe shifting and handling of tools and materials
    • The nature of work undertaken at heights
    • The processes of providing for safe work practices & safe work methods
    • Safety considerations to facilitate working safely at heights
    • Access, interpret and apply technical and safety information
    • Role of a Heights Safety Supervisor-includes how to determine what height safety equipment, techniques and training are appropriate for the works
    • Understand emergency requirements when using certain types of height safety equipment and conduct an audit of a heights rescue plan.
    • Comply with environmental requirements, ie powerlines
    • Pendulum effect, snagging, effects of free fall and suspension trauma.
    • Conducting operator equipment inspections and filling in a equipment fault report.
    • Cover the skills and knowledge required to conduct a hazard analysis. These are typically called: job safety analysis (JSA), job hazard analysis (JHA), job safety and environmental analysis (JSEA) or a safe work method statement (SWMS).

Where can it take your career?

This training course is designed for individuals currently working, or wish to work in supervisory roles that require them to perform work at heights.  This is ideal for workers who are looking:

  • For employment in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.
  • To formalise their qualifications to meet workplace and legislative requirements
  • To upgrade or refresh their skills to advance their careers.
  • Perform as a Height Safety Supervisor

What are the Entry Requirements?

There are no prerequisites, however before making a booking students must:

  • Be 18 years or older (unless prior arrangements have been made).
  • Be able to clearly communicate (speak), read and write in English to a high standard.
  • Have proficient computer skills with internet access. Preferably access to a Laptop/Desktop with a good WiFi connection to download the pre-course Learner Guide/s.

What are the Assessment Requirements?

During the course students must complete both theory and practical assessments under the following conditions in order to be deemed competent:

  • Theory Assessment/s- Individual theory assessment (written and/or verbal) , which the student must get 100% in allotted time and attempts.
  • Practical Assessment/s- Individual practical assessment based on scenarios given by the assessor in which the student must complete in order to prove their understanding of the subject and overall competency.
  • Have a good attitude towards their training and overall safety.

NOTE: If a student is not successful in achieving a competent result for whatever reason, a re-booking or re-assessment fee will be applied depending on their short comings of their assessment/s.


2 days  up to 8 hours approx. face to face per day (with pre-course reading)


$600 per person

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Face to Face Public courses are run at our St Peters NSW facility weekly.

Address: Unit 14/2 Burrows Road South, St Peters, NSW 2044

Start time: 7:15am

All day street parking available. But limited so try to arrive 15-20 mins early as street parking fills up quick in the area.

Easy access via public transport, bus and train.

Competencies Awarded

  • RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights
  • MSMWHS201 Conduct Hazard Analysis

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Term and Conditions

All courses are delivered in English

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