3. Work Safely at Heights (RIIOHS204A) - Entertainment Industry


Please keep in mind that all Showtech Training Australia courses are specifically designed for the Entertainment industry, however must be applied to the worksafe guidelines, Australian standards, training reference material and applications which is construction based, so you may see references made in our documents to construction based terms, however in our courses we relate these terms to equipment and circumstances within the entertainment industry


 Delivered under working agreement as accredited Trainers for Capital Safety Group (Australia) Pty Ltd (RTO Provider no. 91276)


Course Aim: This unit covers working safely at heights in resources and infrastructure industries. It includes; accessing and installing equipment; performing work at heights; and cleaning up the work area.

Prerequisites and Co-requisites: There are no prerequisite or co-requisite requirements for this unit of competency.

Course Objectives: By the end of the course, the student will be able to demonstrate: 

  • Knowledge of:
    • The names and functions of equipment, components and materials
    • Equipment manufacturers’ instructions and specifications
    • Safe shifting and handling of tools and materials
    • Statutory and regulatory authority requirements
    • The nature of work undertaken at height
    • Heights safety systems
    • The process of providing for safe working practices
    • Safety equipment/systems and considerations to facilitate working safely at heights
    • Safe work methods
  • Skills in the following:
    • Apply legislative, organisation and site requirements and procedures
    • Access, interpret and apply technical and safety information
    • Apply diagnostic/fault finding techniques
    • Apply environmental requirements
    • Apply isolation procedures
    • Work in varying weather conditions

Course Duration: 8 hours



Course Assessment:
Students will be assessed to determine their competency in this unit both theoretically and practically.

The theory assessment consists of multiple choice and short answer questions and has a pass grade of 85%.

The practical assessment will require students to participate in hazard identification discussion and the completion of Job Safety Analysis documentation; select, pre-use inspect, put on and correctly fit a full body harness; and perform work at height using a selection of lanyards, snap hooks and karabiners that the student will attach to fixed anchor points.

Course Duration:
8 hours 

Course Fee:
$ 280 .00 per person

Minimum Participants     Maximum Participants
8 persons                               12 persons

Course Location:
Unless expressly agreed, all courses are conducted at our Braeside facility. Confirmation of course location will be provided at time of enrolment.

Please refer to our website for course schedules and locations.


Safe Enviroment
Due to the requirements of maintaining a safe learning environment, Showtech Training Australia reserves the right to withdraw any participant(s) on the grounds of safety.

Clothing & Equipment
Courses are conducted in a simulated work enviroment therefore participants must be suitably attired. Students are required to wear comfortable clothing, visibility vest, hard hat and capped safety boots or shoes at all times. 

Course Notes:
On successful completions students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment in "RIIOHS204A Work Safely at Heights


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 Unique Student Identifier - New Government Requirement

Under new Australian Government legislation all students that complete any nationally recognised training course as of 1st January 2015 must have a Unique Student identifier (USI) set up before any RTO can issue a qualification or statement of attainment. This is a new reporting requirement of all RTO providers under the Student identifiers Act 2014.​

To create your own number please visit the Australian Government USI website and follow the prompts:http://usi.gov.au/Students/Pages/steps-to-create-your-USI.aspx



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