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Statement of Attainment training in Safe Work in Confined Spaces and at Heights [from CPC, HLT, PUA and RII]


Statement of attainment in Safe Work in Confined Spaces and at Heights is appropriate for those seeking to work in operational roles where they are required to work safely at heights, work in confined spaces and operate elevated work platforms (including scissor lifts) up to 11m. Students also receive training in Fire Awareness and Fire Safety response, and First Aid.



Statement of Attainment - training in Safe Work in Confined Spaces and at Heights [from CPC, HLT, PUA and RII]

Program No:

Program No:




CIT Bruce 



The course is delivered through 8, full day, workshops. Each workshop runs for 8 hours. These may be delivered over 4 weeks at a rate of 2 per week, or over 2 weeks at a rate of 4 per week. There is a possibility of alternate delivery times to meet a particular group of students’ needs.

All study and assessment will be conducted in the workshops and there is no expectation of the need for additional study outside the workshops.

Cost Info:

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Likely Job Outcome:

Likely Job Outcome:

You will gain the skills and knowledge required to work in operational roles, in the construction industry; where you are required to work safely at heights, work in confined spaces and operate elevated work platforms (including scissor lifts) up to 11m. Upon completion, you will have the skills required for Fire Awareness and Fire Safety response. You will also achieve a recognised First Aid Certification. You will have a competency card to Work Safe at Heights, Elevated Work Platform (up to 11m) and to Enter and Work in a Confined Space.

Enrolment Type:

Application Type:

Register Your Interest

Additional Information

For safety reasons, all students will have to provide, and wear, their own steel capped boots.

You will need to attend the workshops at CIT’s Bruce campus.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Age:15 years or over
CIT holds interviews prior to the commencement of study to discuss:
- previous experience – recognition of prior learning
- support services for language, literacy and numeracy
- roles and responsibilities of all parties

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Complete 6 subjects

Core: Complete all 6

  • RIIWHS202D   Enter and work in confined spaces
    • CIT Code: CNST544
      Description: This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to enter and work in confined spaces in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries. This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles undertaking work in confined spaces. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit. Note: The terms Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Work Health and Safety (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM3001   Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
    • CIT Code: CNST787
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to operate specific types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) safely and effectively in different locations, including on uneven terrain. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down scissor lifts and self-propelled boom lifts with a boom length under 11 metres. The unit supports construction workers in the safe and effective operation of electrical, hydraulic and mechanical EWPs. The unit does not cover truck-mounted EWPs, powered telescoping devices, hinged devices or articulated devices, or any combination of these used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work and which has a boom length of 11 metres or more. It applies to construction work on residential and commercial work sites in new construction, renovation or refurbishment, and maintenance projects. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit in some States. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCWHS2001   Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST843
      Description: This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces. 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 unit 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. It applies to workers in the construction industry. 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.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2012   Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST844
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to work safely on construction sites where the worker has the potential to fall from one level to another. This unit of competency does not cover the erection of scaffold or work platforms, but it does include identifying and reporting common faults with scaffold or work platform systems. Work at heights is undertaken in a range of construction work, including new construction, renovation, refurbishment and maintenance. This unit also applies to workers in other industries who need to control the two separate risks associated with people and objects falling from heights. Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • HLTAID003   Provide first aid
    • CIT Code: HESC497
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • PUAWER008B   Confine small workplace emergencies
    • CIT Code: OHSS526
      Description: This unit covers the competency required to confine small workplace emergencies. Small workplace emergencies may include such incidents as a small fire that can be controlled using a nearby fire extinguisher; or a chemical spill that can be controlled using workplace personal protective clothing and equipment, and a small spill kit; or a workplace vehicle accident where there is no significant injury or damage. All aspects of the unit must be undertaken in line with legislative requirements, workplace policies and procedures, and accepted safe practices. This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745-2010. This unit does not cover the competency required for first aid; there are other units that cover first aid competence such as PUAEME001B Provide emergency care.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Statement Attainment training Safe Construction Operations [from CPC and RII]

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email