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Working at Heights – Advanced + Safe Work Practices

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Working at Heights - Advanced + Safe Work Practices

Develop he skills and understanding of the legislative requirements associated with working at heights, and the systems suitable for working at heights.

2 Days
$4,990.00 excl. GST

Description

This course is ideal for project managers and planners who need to understand building and project design in relation to height safety requirements.

 

It covers:

  • 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. 

  • Develop decision making skills to choose and employ the most appropriate heights safety system for the task. 

  • 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. 

Certification Text

NZQA Unit Standards

Course outcomes

Unit Standard 23229

Use Safety Harness when Working at Height

Unit Standard 25045

Employ Height Safety Equipment in the Workplace

Unit Standard 15757

Use, Install and Disestablish Temporary Proprietary Height Safety Systems when Working at Height

Unit Standard 17600

Explain Safe Work Practices for Working at Heights

English Language Requirements

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.

Physical Requirements

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. 

 
We do not issue refunds for our courses, please ensure you read our full Terms and Conditions.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Student Numbers

Min: 8

Max: 12

What our Students Say about this Course

"We have put our operators through the PracMed NZ courses and all have said that the training is exceptional - very hands-on and practical and the Trainers we have worked with have been nothing but professional, prepared, consistent and engaging."

Chelsea K
Logistics Coordinator Tranzliquid

"We have put our operators through the PracMed NZ courses and all have said that the training is exceptional - very hands-on and practical and the Trainers we have worked with have been nothing but professional, prepared, consistent and engaging."

Chelsea S
Logistics Coordinator Tranzliquid

"We have put our operators through the PracMed NZ courses and all have said that the training is exceptional - very hands-on and practical and the Trainers we have worked with have been nothing but professional, prepared, consistent and engaging."

Chelsea P
Logistics Coordinator Tranzliquid

"We have put our operators through the PracMed NZ courses and all have said that the training is exceptional - very hands-on and practical and the Trainers we have worked with have been nothing but professional, prepared, consistent and engaging."

Chelsea S
Logistics Coordinator Tranzliquid

"We have put our operators through the PracMed NZ courses and all have said that the training is exceptional - very hands-on and practical and the Trainers we have worked with have been nothing but professional, prepared, consistent and engaging."

Alex P
Logistics Coordinator Tranzliquid

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