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Make great happen, safely!

If you're working in any situation that requires you to perform work not on a solid platform you will need this safety certificate. This includes but is not limited to; electricians, carpenters, bricklayers and other construction workers as well as sound technicians in the music industry, storemen in warehouses and people entering the mining industry. This program will teach you everything you need to know to comply with current occupational health and safety legislation and work confidently at heights. Course details

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Cairns, Torres Strait, Townsville Trade Training Centre

Key dates and info


Part time: 1 day / 8 hours
Full time: 1 day / 8 hours

Course details


  • Full Fee $270

Cost details

1300 656 959

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Key dates

Cairns Full time / 8 hours Classroom
Torres Strait Part time / 8 hours Classroom
Townsville Trade Training Centre 23 Apr 2018 Part time / 8 hours Classroom
4 Jun 2018 Part time / 8 hours Classroom

Entry requirements

This program is funded by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ), there are a number of requirements that need to be met to access this funding. CSQ funded and subsidised courses are for existing, and eligible workers in the building and construction industry. To help guide you on what the requirements are and what evidence you will need to provide there is an Eligibility kit below under "Relevant Documents". For information regarding funding by CSQ please visit

Please note CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry is a pre-requisite for students wishing to undertake CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights. RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights does not have a pre-requisite.


Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Torres Strait
19 Aplin Road
Thursday Island QLD 4875

Townsville Trade Training Centre
763 Ingham Road
Townsville QLD 4818

Resources required

Please be aware that you will also be required to supply the following items at your cost:

  • Safety boots
  • Hi vis vest


Cairns campus: Course delivered as a one day workshop; 8:00 - 4:00pm; date negotiated with teacher.

Thursday Island campus: Course will be delivered as a one day workshop; 9:00 - 4:00pm; dates to be advised.

Townsville Trade Training Centre (Bohle): Course will be delivered as a one day workshop; 8:00 - 4:00pm

Relevant documents:

Important Information

*Participants with previous machinery experience will be given a challenge test and may complete in a shorter time for training delivered at the Townsville Trade Training Centre.  Other site available by negotiation.  Workshops are run on demand and require a minimum number of participants.  Workshops can be tailored to suit industry groups.


RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights Core
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights Core


Not all electives available at all campuses

Students ineligible for CSQ Funding will be required to pay the full fee. CSQ eligible students will pay $0 in contribution fees.



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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


RIIWHS204D / CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights

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  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

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By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 20 February 2018

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