Working at Heights

RIIWHS204E – Work safely at heights


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work safely at heights in the resources and infrastructure industries on an elevating work platform (EWP).

It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the unit.

This unit requires a person operating an EWP  to:

  • plan for the work/task

  • prepare for the work/task by installing the EWP

  • perform work/task

  • pack up


This is a one (1) day course.

Consists of theory and practical assessments.

Nominate and have approved by Northern Territory Training Services a suitable workplace to conduct training and assessment with all required resources.


To be eligible to apply for a licence you must:.

  •  be over 18 years of age

  • successfully complete the pre -enrolment and LLN assessment. 


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