You will develop the knowledge and skills to use a harness and associated equipment and use temporary proprietary height safety systems when working at height. Meets Worksafe NZ (formerly DoL) Best Practice Guidance Notes for Working at Heights.
- Credit Value:8
- Location:Auckland, Christchurch, Greymouth, Westport campuses and approved temporary sites
- Method of Study:Two day short course for Fall Arrest and Height Safety
- Total Duration:2 days
$556.00 *Fees are indicative and subject to change for 2021.
- Domestic Breakdown
- Tuition Fee:$543
- NZQA Fee:$13
Total Duration:1 day
Location:Auckland, Christchurch, Greymouth, Westport campuses and approved temporary sites
Domestic cost:$303.00 Total
By the end of the course the students will be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge of the hazards associated with wearing a safety harness and associated equipment.
Demonstrate knowledge of safety harnesses and associated systems and equipment.
Check and fit a safety harness system.
Use a safety harness system where a fall hazard exists at height.
Demonstrate knowledge of the rescue plan to be activated in the event of a fall.
Identify anchor points and prepare to install a temporary proprietary height safety system.
Install horizontal and vertical temporary proprietary height safety systems.
Use temporary proprietary height safety systems.
Disestablish temporary proprietary height safety systems
US 15757: Use, install and disestablish temporary proprietary height safety systems when working at height
US 23229: Use safety harness system when working at height
- Unit standards 23229 and 15757
Be a minimum of 16 years of age.
Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet IELTS (or equivalent) Level 5.5.
Relevant work experience is required in scaffolding, rigging, industrial rope access or other at height work.
Must be physically fit capable of working at height.
Note: Some courses within this programme require specific levels of physical ability and aptitude for working at heights.
This is a Safety Sensitive Programme