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Statement of Attainment Height Safety


This statement of attainment is appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights, and/or operate elevated work platforms (including scissor lifts) up to 11m.

One unit to achieve the statement of attainment, units may be undertaken as a stand-alone. You will receive a CIT competency card for each of the units that are successfully undertaken. Please contact CIT if you need more information prior to applying to this program.

Regulatory Information
All workers on a construction site require a General Construction Induction Card (White Card).

Construction workers are required to complete the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work prior to starting work.

Upcoming course dates:
Work Safely at Heights
- 28 June 2024
- 26 July 2024
- 30 August 2024
- 27 September 2024
- 1 November 2024
- 29 November 2024
Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
On Request


Statement of Attainment - Height Safety

Next Intake:

Semester 2 2024

Course No:



CIT Bruce 


1 day per unit

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:

$390 each unit
$170 each unit with TFA rebate*

*Eligibility assessed upon application.

Likely Job Outcome:

You may gain employment in a wide range of construction and civil workplace environments, including general construction, civil construction, engineering projects and the renewables industry.

Application Type:

Register Your Interest

Additional Information

During training and assessment, participants must wear suitable PPE for working on a construction site, including at a minimum:
- high visibility clothing,
- safety boots,
- eye protection,
- hearing protection, and
- hard hat

Entry Requirements

Participants must:
- Be physically fit and able to work at heights.
- Have English language skills to effectively communicate and work safely with others in the work area and to read and comprehend manufacturer's instructions and workplace procedures and safety signs. Participants must also be able to apply mathematical procedures for the estimation and measurement of loads. These skills will be checked prior to enrolment.

You will need to collect and retain confirmed evidence of any entry requirements if stated.

Skills Recognition

To study any course at CIT (excluding 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 course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. 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 course. 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 2 subjects

Core: Complete 2

  • CPCCCM3001   Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
    • CIT Code: CNST787
      Cost: Full fee $390.00
      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
  • RIIWHS204E   Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: WPHS145
      Cost: Full fee $390.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work safely at heights in the resources and infrastructure industries. It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of work outcomes. Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying 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

More Information

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