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Workplace Health and Safety Training Courses

Workplace health and safety (WHS) courses cover all manner of emergency response and safe work situations from first aid to manual handling of goods and materials. Firefect’s WHS include first aid, low voltage rescue and fire warden training.

For those looking to further their existing skills, courses in advanced first aid, lock out tag out and advanced rescue are also available.

Our specialist training can be undertaken at our training centres in Sydney and Melbourne or we can bring our mobile simulation trailers to your job or work site. Height Safety Engineers is your perfect training solution for all things confined space and work safety.

Call us on 1300 884 978 or email to discuss your training needs today.

HLTSS00027 – Occupational First Aid Skill Set

This course teaches more advanced skills than those covered in entry-level first aid courses. The aim of this course is to equip participants to be able to manage patient care in a complex emergency until the arrival of an ambulance.

Participants will learn advanced resuscitation, oxygen therapy, defibrillator useage, advanced airway management, monitoring of blood pressure and vital signs as well as many other advanced first aid skills and workplace incident management requirements.

Low Voltage Rescue and CPR

Learn how to rescue someone from a low voltage (LV) electrical panel and then perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. This course is centred around the electrical risks in the transmisison, distribution and rail work contexts.

Course covers identification of hazards, isloation of electrical supply, safe approaches to live electrical panels, assessment of casualty, performing CPR and more.

The course is designed for all anyone that works with or near live low-voltage electrical appliances and who may be required to act in an emergency situation.

HLTPAT005 – Collect Specimens for Drugs of Abuse Testing

HLTPAT005 is for those that work in collection centres, hospitals, clinics, other healthcare environments or in occupations that require the collection of samples for testing for drugs of abuse.

Collect Specimens for Drugs of Abuse Testing will teach participants the how to collect urine, oral or breath testing samples in order to test for drugs of abuse and the correct procedures to follow during and post collection of samples.

This one-day course covers confirmation of collecting requirements, preparation for collection, collection of of specimens and correct post-collection procedures.

TLID1001 – Shift Materials Safely Using Manual Handling Methods

Gain awareness of musculoskeletal disorders and their impact in this half-day course which teaches methods of how to reduce the risk of manual handling injuries.

Participants will learn how to follow manual handling safe work practices, identification of hazards, the correct and appropriate posture for manual handling, how to utilise appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and other skills that will reduce the risk of injury resulting from undertaking the manual handling of items.

CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry

This course specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work.

Participants will cover understanding of health and safety legislation requirements, identifying and reporting construction hazards, basic risk control measures, reponse to potential incidents and emergenciues.

CPCCWHS1001 also covers how to correctly select and fit relevant personal protective equipment (PPE) used in undertaking construction work.

RIIRIS202D – Respond to Site-Based Spills

This course has been designed to develop a participant’s skills and knowledge so they can respond to minor site based spills for both land and water based environments.

This course can be run as either a general site spill training course or be contextualised to the specific requirements of your workplace or job site.

Participants will learn relevant legislation regarding chemical spills and clean up as well as how to identify a spill kit and what procedures should be followed. The course also contains demonstrations and a practical exercise in spill clean up.

Lock Out Tag Out – Isolate and Access Plant

The Lock Out Tag Out course covers the isolation and accessing of plant in resources and infrastructure industries. It includes determining plant isolations, isolating plant, completing permit-to-work form and returning plant to service.

Participants will undertake training in locating and applying relevant documentation, determining plant isolations and application of isolations, identification and management of potential hazards as well as identification of isolation devices, types and purposes.

First Responder – Workplace Emergencies

The First Aid Responder course is for workers that may be required to act as a first responder in the workplace in the event of a medical emergency or accident. This is an advanced course for experienced first aid reponders and is conducted over eight (8) days.

Participants in the course will cover advanced first aid, advanced resuscitation, management of first aid facilities, low voltage rescue, use of a fire extinguisher, work safely at heights as well as first aid and rescue scenarios.

Fire Extinguisher Training

Be introduced to he various types of portable firefighting equipment commonly found in work environments and cover how to correctly and safely handle and use fire extinguishers, fire hose reels and fire blankets with this training course.

The course covers classification of fires, types of extinguishers available, safety procedures and firefighting tactics. Participants will get real, hands-on practical experience using fire-fighting equipment under instruction from experienced emergency services specialists.

Fire Warden Training

The fire warden training course builds on the skills taught during fire extinguisher training. The course teaches initiating and controlling initial response to an emergency, evacuation and assembly principles, making arrangements for people requiring assistance during an evacuation, as well as identification of fires and safe use of appropriate firefighting equipment.

Fire warden training runs over a single day and successful participants achieve a nationally recognised qualification that enables them to assume the role of a fire warden at their workplace or job site.

MSMWHS216 – Operate Breathing Apparatus

Learn how to operate breathing apparatus so that you can safely enter and work in confined spaces that contain an irrespirable atmosphere. Participants will engage in the operation and maintenance of breathing apparatus equipment as defined by AS/NZS 1715:2009.

Operate Breathing Apparatus is a coursed aimed at those that work in confined spaces that are likely to contain hazardous gases and vapours or are oxygen deficient. As the breathing apparatus requires a seal to be made around your mouth, participants must be clean shaven in order to take part in the course.

Manual Handling Training (Non-Accredited)

This course covers the same manual handling content as TLID1001 – Shift Materials Safely Using Manual Handling Methods. However, as a non-accredited training course, successful completion will not grant participants a nationally-recognised statement of attainment. A certificate of completion will be provided by Height Safety Engineers upon successful completion of the course.

Asbestos, Silica, Drug, Alcohol and Manual Hadling Awareness (Non-Accredited)

This non-accredited course is designed to improve the skills and knowledge of those already working in or seeking to work in the construction industry. This course complements the skills already gained by completing a White Card course to improve the ability of a participant to effectively and safely contribute in the workplace.

The course covers areas related to asbestos and silica awareness, alcohol and drug policies and testing as well as issues that arise through the manual handling of goods and equipment in an incorrect manner.