Develop the knowledge and skills to work safely at height, use a harness and associated equipment and use temporary proprietary height safety systems.
About the course
You will develop the knowledge and skills to work safely at height, use a harness and associated equipment and use temporary proprietary height safety systems. Meets Worksafe NZ (formerly DoL) Best Practice Guidance Notes for Working at Heights.
Multiple intakes per year. Please enquire for more information.
Method of study
Gain 11 credits which include assessment and registration of credits for Unit Standards:
US 15757: Use, install and disestablish temporary proprietary height safety systems when working at height - Worksafe NZ Best Practice Guidelines
US 23229: Use safety harness system when working at height
US 17600: Explain safe work practices for working at heights
- 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 required in scaffolding 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.
We also offer the 1-day Height Safety Refresher Course, recommended every 2 years.
Please click the apply button in the top right-hand corner of this webpage to begin the application process or alternatively, complete the enquiry form below. For help with applications, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be offered a place subject to meeting the entry and selection requirements and the availability of places on the programme. The Polytechnic reserves the right to not accept late applications, i.e., after the programme has started. The Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel, prior to commencement, any programme which does not attract a minimum number of students. The fees shown are indicative only. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change. For further information visit here.