RIIWHS204E Work Safely at heights


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work safely at heights in the resources and infrastructure industries.

It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the unit.

Note: The terms Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Work Health and Safety (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.


1 session of 8 hours – Location:

236-242 Station Street Thomastown Vic 3074

2 Minute walk from Thomastown Train Station

This Training Product will be delivered as follows:

No of students per class – Maximum 15 Face to face in the classroom

Course Fee & Administration Fee

Course Fees for Individual Learners (Winter Super Sale $189.00 each) for RIIWHS204E Work Safely at Heights

This includes administration fees and must be paid before course commencement. All Resources, course-ware and handouts provided.

Selection Criteria

Students will need to meet the Selection Criteria requirements to be eligible to enter into this course. Evidence of the student meeting the Selection Criteria will be collected as part of the Enrolment process. Must provide acceptable photo ID such as Victorian driver’s license, or any other Australian driving license, passport, Vic roads proof of age card or Key-pass card. · Willing to do Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test

The RTO reserves the right to change the units within this training as required

Please refer to the Enrolment Form, for the terms and conditions of enrolment, which includes: Enrolment and Selection; Training Guarantee; Course Fees, Payments and Refunds; Course Fees paid in Advance; Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer.

Positive Training Academy is not registered as a CRICOS Provider and is not able to train and assess students that have study restrictions on their (subclass 500) visa.

Mode of Assessment

Working at Heights Ticket Melbourne

Looking to enrol yourself in a course to obtain a Working at Heights Ticket in Melbourne? 

If so, you’ve come to the right place. Positive Training Academy works with individuals and businesses who require construction industry training. We offer the best instruction possible so that teams and individuals may complete their duties effectively and safely on elevated surfaces.

You can trust that our certified training will provide you with the skills you need to work in the construction industry. Our experienced professionals are registered as trainers with the appropriate governing body, so you can be sure that you’re receiving the highest quality instruction.

Why get certified for a Working at Heights Ticket?

You will learn all there is to know about safe working practices and operating procedures, which is crucial for anyone completing boom lift training. You will learn about the EWP components, dynamics, and pre-operational tests throughout your boom lift training. You’ll also learn how to recognise dangers and steer clear of them. You will learn about the operator’s obligations, Work-safe Victoria regulations, and EWP licence testing to ensure that you comply with those obligations. You can obtain your scissor lift and boom lift certification card upon successful completion of your training, proving that you are capable of operating the equipment.

Call us at 1800 271 049 or send an email to us at info@positivetrainingacademy.com.au to learn more about obtaining your Working at Heights ticket in Melbourne. We are here to support and advise you in getting the appropriate training for the construction sector.


1. Do I need a high-risk work licence to operate a scissor lift over 11m?

No. There is no criterion to hold a WP High-Risk Work Licence to operate a scissor lift. However, you must be trained and knowledgeable about the equipment you are utilising. It is best to undertake EWP training in Melbourne. This training and identification will act as proof that you have received instruction in operating a scissor lift. Contact us right away for additional details about the yellow card programme.

2. How old do I have to be to apply for a high-risk work licence?

To apply for a high-risk work license you must be 18 years or older. To know more about the eligibility requirements feel free to get in touch with us and one of our professional team members can help you with all your queries.

3. What type of EWP should I use?

By enrolling in our EWP course, you can decide which EWP to use or consult one of the professionals. Additionally, it is essential to plan the work while taking into consideration any potential dangers and taking steps to avoid them.