Height Safety Courses

NZQA 23229/15757/17600  – $450 per trainee + GST
Working at height refresher or NZQA 23229 – $230 per trainee + GST

Working at height course purpose

  • Height Safety trainees undertaking this training will gain knowledge to enable them to work safely at height.
  • The working at height training comprises of both theory and practical activities. The height safety training course will cover requirements under the Health and Safety in Employment (HSE) Act 1992 and HSE Regulations 1995 and Best Practice Guidelines for Working at Height.
  • ACT Safety Ltd pride themselves in being able to provide height safety training to ensure competency for people to work at height safely.

Working at height unit standards: Duration 16 hours

  • NZQA 23229 Use a safety harness for personal fall prevention when working at height (prerequisite for 15757 and 17600)  Level 3 Credits 4
  • NZQA 15757 Use, install, and disestablish proprietary fall arrest systems when working at height Level 3 Credits 4
  • NZQA 17600 Explain safe work practices for working at heights Level 3 Credits 3

Key learning outcomes of working at height course (as per unit standard):

NZQA 23229: Using a safety harness for personal fall prevention when working at height (pre-requisite for Unit 15757 and Unit 17600);

  • Identifying hazards associated with the wearing of a safety harness and associated equipment while working at height.
  • Identifying the different parts of a safety harness and how to check for faults associated with a harness and associated equipment for people who want to work at height.
  • Fiting a height safety harness in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions
  • Using a safety harness where a fall hazard exists at height
  • Implementing a rescue plan in the event of a fall from height.
 Height safety courses  Working at height training


NZQA 15757
Use, install and disestablish proprietary fall arrest systems when working at height.

This height safety course is designed for people who need to use proprietary fall arrest systems for safe access to complete tasks when they working at height

Key learning outcomes of height safety course (15757)

  • Identifying anchor points and prepare to install a proprietary fall arrest systems for safety at height
  • Installing horizontal and vertical temporary proprietary fall arrest systems while working at height.
  • Using proprietary fall arrest systems
  • Disestablishing proprietary fall arrest systems

NZQA 17600 Explaining safe work practices for working at heights Level 3 Credits 3

Key learning outcomes of height safety training (17600)

  • Explaining the legislative requirements associated with working at heights.
  • Explaining the systems suitable for working at heights.


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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


After joining a height safety course at ACT Safety Ltd and pass the assessment, you will get working at height certificate.

Your Work at Heights Safely certificate does not have an expiry date. However, it is important to note the Working at Heights Association (WAHA) and other industry bodies recommend that this training be refreshed every 2 years.



This height safety course is designed for people who need to use proprietary fall arrest systems, safety harness for personal fall prevention for safe access to complete tasks when they working at height

Typical personal protection equipment (PPE) for working at height can include work restraint systems, fall arrest systems, and horizontal lifelines, eg lanyard, anchor and hook. … In this situation, PPE is used to prevent workers from reaching hazardous areas, such as open edges.