Height Safety Systems Inspection and Certification 31st July 2024


Wednesday 31st of July

Designed to address the challenges faced by companies and individuals inspecting Height Safety Installations, this course is a comprehensive look at system design, industry issues and the requirements of compliance for those who Work at Heights and rely on these systems to keep us safe.

Based on relevant Australian Standards, this course will expand on the competencies and knowledge needed to inspect and certify Height Safety Systems, including Anchorages, Static Lines, Fixed Ladders, Guard rails and more.

This one day course has been developed with Industry experts and Manufacturer partners, and is designed to satisfy the requirements for Competency required by AS/NZS1891.4, Appendix E.


You must have completed the national unit of competency RIISWHS204D/E ‘Working Safely At Heights’ to attend this course, or equivalent. This course is aimed at individuals who have prior knowledge, skills and experience of working at height and does require reading, writing and numeracy skills. Please contact 5th Point prior to enrolment to discuss our support services if required.

All students who enrol in this course must bring a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number with them.

To obtain a USI, please head to www.usi.gov.au and register. The process takes around 4 min to complete.

Click here for Terms and Conditions of Training.

This course is endorsed by Harken Industrial, Skylotec and JGID! as the recommended course for their installers.


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Height Safety Systems Inspection and Certification

5th Points offers this course as Competency Based Training, aligned with relevant Australian Standards and Codes of Practice, in order to meet the needs of the height safety industry. This is a one-day course, offered  to businesses and individuals. Fully certified TAE Trainers with relevant industry experience deliver the course materials, ensuring that a wealth of experience underpins the training that we offer.

Course Outline

This Competency Based Training is a one day course (approximately 6-8 hours) and provides knowledge and skills for those inspecting and certifying Height Safety Systems. The course includes:

  • Competencies required for inspection and certification
  • Legislation, Codes of practice and compliance documentation
  • Identifying Hazards and Controlling Risks
  • Safely Accessing the Work Area
  • Inspection of Anchorages, Horizontal lines, fixed ladders and guardrails in accordance with Australian Standards
  • Manufacturer Guidelines and Requirements
  • Record keeping and Liability
  • Considerations for Inspection and Certification in Australia

Note: There is no formal training or certification required to inspect height safety systems. This course does not provide a licence or accreditation to undertake these activities, but rather provides underpinning knowledge and an awareness of the relevant Standards, Technical Advisories, Manufacturers etc to aid individuals and companies engaged in these activities.


Easily enrol in the course online on our website by adding to cart and following the checkout process. Alternatively, you can book via email: training@5thpoint.com.au or phone: (02) 9939 6140 Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.00am and 4.00pm.

Course Costs

$400 (however, if you have previously trained at 5th Point, take advantage of our special price $325 – please call us to book).

Full payment is required prior to the commencement of the course. Payments can be made online, by cash, direct deposit, or credit card over the phone.

Course Location

5th Point Training Centre: 21 Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale NSW 2100.

Course Resources

Candidate Handbook (note: contains information about the 5th Point complaints and appeals processes)


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