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WTC3 – Heights

Course Information

WTC3 – Initial Training

Our WTC3 Working at heights Initial Training course will teach you how to climb and work safely on electricity network structures. You will be able to correctly use fall arrest equipment to complete your job in a safe manner and understand the hazards associated while working at height in an electricity network environment.

Once you have successfully completed your Initial Training you are required to observe and apply these skills under direct supervision on-job, then book your assessment day to complete your assessment by our qualified assessor.

NZQA unit standards include

  • US 23229 – Use a safety harness for personal fall prevention when working at height (4 credits)
  • US 10509 – Climb and work on electricity network structures (6 credits)
  • US 17025 – Carry out a rescue from an electrical structure (2 credits ) 

Pre-requisite: First Aid NZQA Unit standards 6401, 6402 or 26551, 26552 & WTC 1

Other unit standards available upon request:

  • US 17600 Explain safe work practices for working at heights (3 credits)
  • US 25045 Employ height safety equipment in the workplace
  • US 15757 Use, install and disestablish proprietary fall arrest systems when working at height (4 credits)

Day 1 (Initial Training – at training centre)

  • Practical training
  • Initial Training Certificate will be provided

On – Job Experience

  • A supervisor/team leader will observe two occurrences, of the following:
  • Carry out pre-climbing safety checks on electricity network structures.
  • Select electricity network structure climbing equipment
  • Use electricity network structure climbing equipment
  • Carry out work on electricity network structures.

Day 2 (Assessment– at training centre) – to be booked when the candidate has completed the on-job assessment

  • Assessment written and practical 10509 and 17025

Course achievement certificate and training card will be provided

 

Pre-requisite: First Aid NZQA Unit standards 6401, 6402 or 26551, 26552 & WTC 1

Duration

Price

$434.75 + gst per person (no additional credit fee applies)

What You Will Achieve

Level 3
NZQA 23229 Unit Use a safety harness for personal fall prevention when working at height 4 Credits
NZQA 17025 Unit Carry out a rescue from an electrical structure 2 Credits
NZQA 10509 Unit Climb and work on electricity network structures 6 Credits

Address: 1B Beatrice Tinsley Crescent, Rosedale, Auckland 0632

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Phone: +64 9 555 2365

Email: info@besafetraining.co.nz

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