Working at Heights Sydney

The Working at Heights Course has been structured to ensure all employees, working above a certain level, understand and are able to practice height safety and fall prevention procedures. Although fall arrest responses are covered, the primary focus is on fall prevention.

The Working at Heights Course Sydney is targeted towards all areas of work which have a higher risk of falls occurring. These workplaces include; building and construction worksites, repair and maintenance of roofs, high-rise storage areas, or other worksites where falling is a possibility.

Instruction is provided either at your chosen location within the Sydney area or at our premises which have been specifically designed for this purpose. RIIWHS204D – Work Safely at Heights is a national accreditation and any person who successfully completes all units is certified to work at heights anywhere in Australia.


1 day (Approximately 7 hours)


WETHERILL PARK Unit 1, 108 Newton Road, Wetherill Park NSW 2164


Prepaid Special $225.00(Terms & Conditions apply)

$225 Prepaid Special*

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Course Overview

Work Safely at Heights RIIWHS204D

  • Certificate Issued on the Day
  • 1 day (Approx. 7 hours)
  • In Person
  • Nationally Accredited

The Working at Heights Course Sydney is targeted towards all areas of work which have a higher risk of falls occurring.

Edway is Nationally Recognised & Accepted
by all Employers

Nationally Recognised Working at Heights Training


The Working at Heights Course is designed to cover all areas of working safely at heights, preventing falls, and appropriate fall arrest responses. Some subjects covered include; safety equipment use, correct fitting of a harness, care of equipment, safe assent to the work area, use of fall arrest apparatus, and correct responses and procedures if a height incident has occurred.

The course contains both theory based and practical units. Methods of instruction consist of face to face training, role play, demonstration and written components.

Theory Units cover:

  • Legislated Requirements For Working At Heights
  • Legal Guidelines For Mandatory Personal Protection Equipment Use
  • OH&S Regulations
  • Australian, New Zealand And European OH&S Standards
  • How To Analyse And Identify Risks And Hazards
  • Correct Use Of Harnesses
  • Correct Use Of Fall Arrest Equipment
  • Evaluation And Record Maintenance

Practical units cover:

  • Familiarisation And Use Of Safety Apparatus
  • Understanding And Performing Harness Use Correctly
  • Appropriately Using Ladders And Other Fall Prevention Equipment
  • Familiarisation And Use Of A Gotcha Rescue Bag
  • Care, Maintenance And Storage Of Safety Equipment

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive:

  • Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment Work Safely at Heights RIIWHS204D.

Course Requirements

  1. Identification. Participants are required to provide 100 points of identification.
  2. Minimum Age. Participants must be over 18 years of age.
  3. Basic understanding of English language. Participants are required to have basic understanding, reading and writing English skills.

Course Location

WETHERILL PARK Unit 1, 108 Newton Road, Wetherill Park NSW 2164
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* Prepaid Special $225.00

* Terms & Conditions apply.

Training Provider Information

The Working at Heights Sydney Course is a NSW based course only, and is provided by one of Edway Training’s partner company, Cobra Training Services. Cobra Training Services (RTO No 91601) is a Registered Training Organisation and is approved by the Australian Skills and Quality Authority (ASQA) to provide this course.

Important USI Requirement

From 1 January 2015, every student who undertakes nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia is required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Students can use their USI to access their enrolment and achievement record from a single online source. The USI is made up of ten numbers and letters. A USI account will contain all of a student’s nationally recognised training records and results since 1 January 2015.


  • Edway Training will verify your USI before a certificate or statement can be issued.
  • You can apply for your USI after completing this registration process here


We love questions, almost as much as we love providing answers. Here are a few samplings of what we’re typically asked, along with our responses.

Can Centrelink pay for my course?

Centrelink does not make payments directly to training organisations for participants’ courses. What you will have to do is register with a local job agency, your case worker will make the booking with us on your behalf as well as arrange payment.

Can I pay for my course in instalments?

All courses must be paid for in full either at the time of booking or at the time of registration. Our training course prices are extremely competitive and high quality. We aim to make them as affordable as possible while still providing superior training solutions.

After my course, can you find me work?

We are closely tied with Edway Labour Hire, a recruitment company specialising in short term labour hire in the construction industry. If you are interested in applying, please see one of our friendly staff members.

What if I struggle with English?

For all our courses, a basic to intermediate understanding of the English language is required. Some courses allow the use of translators or interpreters, it is best to check the course requirements before making a booking. If we suspect you may struggle to understand the course content, you will be asked to complete an English test.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept VISA/Mastercard payments as well as EFTPOS or cash. We can invoice your company, however, this needs to be arranged prior to your course.

What is your cancellation policy?

Generally, we require 48 business hours notice in order to cancel a booking. Changes to class times are allowed, but not within 48 hours of the class commencing.

Our trainers are here to help

Sibby Ilzhofer

Sibby has been a trainer for the last 20 years in various industries. Since 2010, she has become a VET sector specialist, specialising in Certificate IV in Training and Assessing, Leadership and Management, Work Health and Safety and First Aid.

Gino Debono

Gino Debono coming from the fire fighting background and was responsible for training of junior fire fighters, leading station drill and lecturing at schools. He’s passionate about training whether as a paid professional or as a volunteer.

Mehmet Obul

Mehmet Obul is one of Edway’s longest standing trainers. Training for us since 2010, Mehmet comes from a vast background from being a Doctor in China and having 15+ years in the construction industry.

Learn in Sydney

Our 1 day course at Wetherill Park commences at 7:30am.

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To book a course, click your preferred date and location from the calendar. Then complete the online registration form on the following page. Once your details are submitted, you will receive confirmation of your booking via email.

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Edway Training is a well-established, Australian based short courses training provider. We specialise in courses for construction, health and hospitality industries.

We have a solid reputation for running quality Group Training Programs across Sydney, NSW and Melbourne, VIC. Edway Training is committed to providing quality training at affordable prices. We are very flexible with the time and dates of the delivery of the courses and will do our best to accommodate your schedule. If the course can’t be delivered at your location, we can organise a special class for your group at one of our offices.

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Our friendly staff are here with personalised advice to help you find the right solution for you needs. This team of industry pros has extensive knowledge of the latest course information and requirements to assist your every need.

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