Comprehensive Height Safety

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Key Course Information

Price: $550 + GST p/p (group pricing available)

Duration: 2 days

Unit Standards:

  • 17600 Explain safe work practices for working at height
  • 23229* Use safety harness system when working at height
  • 15757 Use, install and disestablish temporary proprietary height safety systems

Attendance numbers: 8-12
Locations available nationwide*

Goleman Training | Comprehensive Height Safety

Learner Outcomes

Attendees having successfully completed this training can apply Health and Safety legislation and the best practice to height safety, and associated systems and equipment, across a variety of work at height environments.

They are able to plan, prepare, communicate and complete associated documentation for working at height and select, inspect and use height safety systems and equipment appropriately and according to manufacturer’s specifications, to maintain personal safety and the safety of others while working at height.

Learning Intentions

Demonstrate an understanding of the responsibilities and legal requirements of individuals and groups conducting work at height.

Explain the safety systems used for work at height.

Conduct a hazard & risk analysis when planning work at height.

Generate a rescue plan and explain the roles of those included in the plan.

Select, check and fit a personal safety harness.

Select and check height safety systems and associated equipment, including a range of knots, appropriate for the task to be carried out at height.

Follow established procedures to safely install, use and disestablish both a vertical and horizontal temporary proprietary height safety system.

Demonstrate actions needed to retrieve a worker trapped within the system.


Unit standard credits are registered with the NZQA

Successful candidates receive a certificate/wallet card

All associated equipment i.e. helmets, harness, are provided

Entry Criteria

Attendees must have a reasonable level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1. It is the responsibility of the attendee or person authorised and responsible for making the booking to disclose any English language support needs.

This course has learning activities and practical assessments that require a degree of physical fitness. Attendees must advise Goleman Training prior to the course of any medical or physical disabilities or conditions. See our Terms and Conditions.

*23229 is a safety prerequisite to 15757 and therefore must be completed before or at the same time.

Contact Goleman Training for more information.


Attendees are required to wear work attire including covered footwear.

Attendees must provide photo ID (i.e. Passport or NZ Drivers Licence).

Attendees may bring their own harness. These will be inspected by the instructor and approved prior to being allowed to use it.

Goleman Training Ltd is required to *notify NZQA of any temporary or off-site training locations.

Terms and Conditions apply i.e. cancellation fees

Book a Height Safety Course

Individual Bookings

Browse through our many available training dates for our Comprehensive EWP course. On the course page, you can reserve your individual spot.

Group or Company Booking?

This course is scheduled and can be tailored to your specific company requirements.

Call us today and chat about your unique training requirements on 0508 GOLEMAN

Looking for the Comprehensive Height Safety Refresher course?

Here are the next scheduled Comprehensive Height Safety courses in the Auckland district.

Nov 18

AKL – Comprehensive Height Safety

November 18 @ 8:00 am - November 19 @ 4:30 pm
Dec 02

AKL – Comprehensive Height Safety

December 2 @ 8:00 am - December 3 @ 4:30 pm

Here are the next scheduled Comprehensive Height Safety courses in the Christchurch district.

Nov 05

CHCH – Comprehensive Height Safety

November 5 @ 8:00 am - November 6 @ 4:30 pm
Dec 08

CHCH – Comprehensive Height Safety

December 8 @ 8:00 am - December 9 @ 4:30 pm

Here are the next scheduled Comprehensive Height Safety courses in the Nelson / Tasman district.

Nov 13

NSN – Comprehensive Height Safety

November 13 @ 8:00 am - November 14 @ 4:30 pm
Dec 08

NSN – Comprehensive Height Safety

December 8 @ 8:00 am - December 9 @ 4:30 pm
Jan 20

NSN – Comprehensive Height Safety

20/01/2021 @ 8:00 am - 21/01/2021 @ 4:30 pm

Talk to us

Reach out to the Goleman Training team for more information.