Working Safely at Heights Refresher

This unit covers Working Safely at Heights in the Resource and Infrastructure industries.

Course Details


This course is also available online

Units of Competency

  • RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights


Course Information

It includes: identifying the work requirements, work procedures and instructions for the task; accessing and installing equipment; performing work at heights; and cleaning up the work area.

This unit specifies the competency required to undertake safe working practices when working at heights or depths.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles, at worksites within:

  • Civil construction
  • Coal mining
  • Drilling
  • Extractive industries
  • Metalliferous mining


Certificate Issue

All competent students will receive a Statement of Attainment upon successful completion for the above unit of competency which forms part of the RII20220 Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations.



As a prerequisite, all participants must submit a copy of their previous qualification which must be within five years of the issue date.