• Locations
    Lithgow | Moorlarben | Singleton | Woonona | Onsite
  • Cost
    $1,535
  • Practical training component
    Yes
  • Accreditation
    PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation | PUASAR032A Undertake vertical rescue
Course overview

The Vertical Rescue course offered by Mines Rescue provides participants with an understanding of the vertical rescue environment and the use of the specific rescue equipment used in a range of emergency situations. The course is hands on with participants able to develop practical skills to be able to conduct a vertical rescue in the event of an emergency.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will gain skills and knowledge in:

  • assessing incident scenes
  • preparing and responding to vertical rescues
  • maintaining personal and casualty safety
  • establishing vertical rescue systems and using vertical rescue equipment
  • performing vertical rescues
  • performing pre and post-operational duties.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the following units:

  • PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation
  • PUASAR032A Undertake vertical rescue

These units contribute to the completion of Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue (RII30715) and the Certificate III in Public Safety – Firefighting and Emergency Operations (PUA30613).

Duration

Five days

Entry requirements

Prior to undertaking the Vertical Rescue course, participants must have completed one of the following units:

  • PUAEME001B Provide emergency care; or
  • HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support; or
Additional information

If you believe you already hold some or all of the skills, knowledge and/or experience for this course, you may be eligible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

We encourage you to read our Participant Handbook and RPL/Credit Transfer Handbook prior to enrolment.

For any further information please contact us.

Mines Rescue Pty Limited RTO ID 90508