working at heights training

Working at height means working in a location where, if no precautions are implemented, a person could fall a distance liable to cause injury or death. It remains one of the major causes of death and serious injury in the workplace today.

In the MultiSkills working at heights course, you will learn the skills needed to identify work requirements, work procedures and instructions, access and install equipment, perform work at heights and clean-up work areas. For anyone planning to work in any industry or capacity that requires them to work at height, completing a working at height course won’t just increase your safety, it will also help to protect the safety of your co-workers and even nearby worksite civilians.

This course will teach you the skills to

  • Identify work requirements
  • Identify work procedures and instructions
  • Access and install equipment
  • Perform work at heights
  • Clean up work area

Earn your qualification with MultiSkills

The teachings and assessment for the working at heights course by MultiSkills will take 1 day to complete and will include assessments in the form of written activities, verbal questions, observation and practical demonstration. Our industry expert instructors will take you through all the basic skills you’ll need to complete work at heights, as well as other work requirements necessary for the job. Successful participants of the MultiSkills working at heights course will be issued with a nationally accredited statement of attainment.

As an accredited provider, MultiSkills is committed to ensuring student proficiency and satisfaction. Our goal is to ensure that all our students complete their courses successfully so that they are well prepared to work in their career and industry of choice. If you’re interested in completing a working at heights certificate  with MultiSkills, get in touch with our expert team via our contact page or give us a call on 1800SKILLS.

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Important Information

Units of Competency

  • RIIWHS204E – Work Safely at Heights

Accreditation & Currency 


  • Minimum 17 years


  • 1 day

Flexible Delivery

  • This course can be delivered to accommodate learning styles and employment arrangements.

Class Sizes

  • Low student to trainer ratio


  • Factory 6/43-47 Riverside Avenue, Werribee VIC 3030
  • 351-359 Portarlington Road, Moolap VIC 3224 (Geelong)

Assessment Method

  • Written activities, verbal questions, observation and practical demonstration.


  • As MultiSkills Training is not CRICOS approved we are unable to enrol any students that are on a student VISA, if you are on a student VISA you will need to go to a TAFE or RTO that is CRICOS approved.

Entry Requirements

  • Ability to comprehend the English language
  • A USI Number (Unique Student Identifier) Visit:
  • Safety footwear

Additional Information

  • Upon successful completion of this course, you will be issued with a nationally accredited statement of attainment


Fee for service

  • $300 per person
  • Government funding is available to eligible individuals who enrol in the qualification CPC30720 – Certificate III in Rigging
  • MultiSkills can also offer V.O.C. (Verification of Competency) options, either on or offsite. Contact us for details.

Reassessment Fees

  • Theory Re-Assessment – $150
  • Practical & Theory Re-Assessment – 80% of the total course fee
  • Card reprint fee – To issue a replacement card, there will be a fee of $30

Package Deals

  • Please be advised that we also have a package deal that includes, Boom lift over 11 metres, Scissor Lift and Working at Heights. If you are interested in all of these courses the total cost of all three courses would be $1050 (normally $1250) which is a saving of $200!

Contact Us

If you require further information or would like to book, please contact our friendly administration team on 1800SKILLS or email us at

A valuable addition to your skillset

Obtaining the required ticket to work safely at heights provides you with a range of opportunities to explore jobs across multiple roles in the building and civil construction industries.

Choosing MultiSkills for your working at heights course means studying at a training organisation that’s proven as an industry leader. All our courses are delivered by highly skilled industry experienced and knowledgeable trainers, and provide you with the practical skills and knowledge that you need to succeed.

Our work safely at heights course covers safety, jobsite communication, work procedures and instructions, access and install equipment, and performing work at heights.

Working at Heights Training with MultiSkills can be completed at our Melbourne facility, as well as at client sites. We care about the outcome of each student and trust that our high quality training will leave you well equipped to perform working at heights tasks at your workplace.

To add further options to your career path, we offer induction courses for construction (white card) and elevated work platforms. Together with our first aid courses, these qualifications will help to build your skillset, confidence and ability to pursue the type of job that best suits you.

Get in touch with our friendly team today to discuss your training needs. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer care for each and every student who chooses to study with MultiSkills. We provide high-quality learning experiences to equip Victorian students with the skills that they need to succeed in their chosen industry.

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