Looking to start the new year off with a boost in skills?
With the world finally opening up again, there is a massive demand coming for skilled tradesmen as civil construction programs begin to take off again, and there’s no better time than now to increase your skillset and be available for the burgeoning workforce.
There is a lot to cover when it comes to working at heights since it is a rather broad subject at what is specifically classified as working at heights, so today we’re going to have a look at what your working with heights ticket can qualify you to do and what work you can undertake once you successfully become qualified to work at heights.
We will also have a look at what auxiliary skills and knowledge can be obtained within the course that doesn’t strictly fall under the course curriculum but is nonetheless incredibly valuable when it comes to working safely at heights.
Working at heights.
Working at heights falls under a rather broad catalog of activities and projects, many think it may simply be working at a high place, but this can also apply to things such as working on incomplete structures, scaffolding, brittle or dangerous surfaces such as skylights, fiberglass and ground-level heights such as shafts, mines, and holes.
Depending on what type of height you will be working at and what the subject is, there is always a set standard of safety and procedures to adhere to, one of the most important safety standards is identification and assessment of dangers and the needed preparation for safe operations within the dangerous spaces and fall protection.
These skills and knowledge are a very crucial part of a working at heights course and are requirements to work at heights, likewise work health and safety have a heavy emphasis when training to acquire your working at heights ticket since there are innumerable dangers when it comes to working at these heights or confined spaces.
Like we’ve said, working at heights is a rather broad subject, heights is a subjective term when it comes to actually working within the confines of the course and this will be covered when during your course, however as a general rule of thumb, heights is anything that is generally considered unsafe heights and requires training to prevent fall protection.
One of the most common places for working at heights is roofing, once you’ve completed your working at heights course you will be able to ascertain safe and effective means to work on roofs, this can include safety while on roofs, but also can apply to things such as reinforcing ground safety measures such as reinforcing trusses and scaffolding and other dangers.
For a more complete list on working at heights and what it entails please consult our course guide which can be found here at https://sheerworkplacetraining.com.au/our-courses/work-safely-at-heights/
Since safety and danger are such a critical role in working at heights, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary to keep yourself safe and to identify when things aren’t safe or, when they can be made safe through various actions.
A working at heights course is great for newcomers and experienced tradesmen looking for a refresher course in the industry and who are looking to undertake more work or need to acquire the training necessary to meet the requirements of their job, once you’re qualified you will be nationally recognized and receive a statement of attainment.
Our course is broken into both a theoretical and practical assessment, over the duration of the course you will be given the information and skill necessary to demonstrate that you are qualified to work at heights and have thoroughly understood all aspects of the training including danger assessment and practical application of your new skills.
Our training course takes roughly 8 hours to fully complete the modules and can be done face to face at our fully equipped facility in Brisbane, or if available, we can come to your workplace and train you or your staff directly on the job.
Train with Sheer Workplace Training.
So if you’re looking to acquire these skills and knowledge and really boost your career, the question then becomes where can I get the best available training in Queensland?
Here at Sheer Workplace training, we’ve made it our ethos to provide you with the highest standard of training and experience when it comes to the working at heights course, much like all our courses, we have nationally certified instructors who have numerous years of experience in both the teaching of these skills as well as years of experience inside the industry working on real projects and provide the insight only experienced tradesmen can.
Should you choose to train with us, we offer cutting-edge training at our fully equipped facilities conveniently located in Brisbane, however, if you can not attend our facilities we can also organize to visit your workplace, provided it has the appropriate equipment necessary to complete our training course.
Please note we can also offer CSQ funded training where applicable as well as other funding measures.
If you would like to know more about us, or for additional information on this or any of our other courses, as well as to make any enquiry about spots that may be available or to book a preferred time to undertake one of our courses, please visit us at https://sheerworkplacetraining.com.au/ or call us on 07 3901 0804 to secure your spot in our next training course.