CPCCCM2012 & CPCCWHS2001 Work Safely at Heights


CPCCCM2012 & CPCCWHS2001 Work Safely at Heights

The Work Safely at Heights course is designed for participants who could be required to undertake activities that will require them to work above 1.5metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required.

The course is designed to expose participants who work at height to a broad range of height risk situations and to correctly implement a safe working procedure. Upon completion of this course, participants will be competent to work at height using applicable fall protective equipment in line with Workplace Health and Safety guidelines.



It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.

The course covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity.

During the course we will assist you to develop safe work method statements and risk assessments for working at height. All workers who conduct or supervise tasks whilst at height will find this course beneficial to workplace safety. This course will enable you to comply with current WHS legislation with successful participants receiving a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

CPCCWHS2001 - Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Course Delivery
The training will see the participant attend the college for a minimum period of 16 hours to complete a mixed mode of training. This will include both theory and also practical tasks. Training can be conducted at your work site or off-site at our training facilities.

Work at heights training is focused on fall prevention rather than fall arrest. It is designed to equip workers with the knowledge and skills to safely work in any height situation, primarily being aimed at general construction, maintenance, mining, large factories or other work situations where work is conducted in a place where a fall from one level to another is possible.

We recognise that whilst there is a standard set of learning outcomes for this course, the context and environment in which the learning is applied is varied. We will always customise the course to suit your unique workplace requirements. Training covers risk assessment, selection and correct use of equipment, rigging and of anchor systems, fall restraint, work positioning and fall arrest systems.

These activities will run in various weather temperature fluctuations. Please ensure that you wear appropriate clothing including enclosed footwear.

Licencing and Regulations
This unit also relates directly to the general construction induction training requirements of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 and relevant occupational health and safety regulations for Victoria and for Western Australia.

Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry covers these induction training requirements.

Entry Requirements
Participant must be 15 years and over

Course Requirements
The participant will be required to supply evidence of identity such as a photo ID to prove your identity at the commencement of training.

Please note: there are specific language, literacy and numeracy requirements of some of the units in this course. In order to be deemed competent, participants must be able to:

• read and correctly interpret required documentation relevant Working at Heights
• speak clearly and unambiguously in English
• explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues
• understand the permit requirements.

Writing is required to the level of completing workplace forms and producing any required reports. Numeracy is required to the level of being able to correctly differentiate between temperatures, voltages or masses and interpret ratings on PPE and Harnesses.

Upon enrolment you will be asked to complete a LLN Assessment regarding your level of English along with Literacy, and Numeracy. If you have enrolled online a WRCC staff member will contact, you to discuss this. If the student identifies as requiring assistance the college has a student support officer that can offer assistance prior to the course commencement to assist with your understanding.

Failure to complete the LLN Assessment prior to the course and answering all questions honestly may result in the course not going ahead. Also, their enrolment fee will be forfeited and will they need to commence the enrolment process again.

If the College deems the applicant as having skill levels below what is required to complete the course, WRCC will provide guidance on what support service are available.

Student Fee
Griffith Campus $400/ 
Leeton Campus $500

Course Structure


Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
CPCCCM2012 & CPCCWHS2001 Work Safely at Heights 2 & 3 September 2024 08:30 am – 04:00 pm WRCC Griffith 9 $400.00
CPCCCM2012 & CPCCWHS2001 Work Safely at Heights 28 & 29 October 2024 08:30 am – 04:00 pm WRCC Leeton 10 $500.00

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