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Vertical Rescue

April 29 @ 8:00 am - May 3 @ 3:00 pm

$1610

Education and Training | Training Categories | UVR – Vertical Rescue

Introduction

This hands-on course teaches you the skills to perform a vertical rescue using specific rescue equipment in an emergency situation.

Who should attend?

Individuals who may be required to perform vertical rescues as part of their duties, such as an emergency response team member, or those wishing to acquire new skills.

What you will learn
  • How to assess incident scenes
  • How to prepare and respond to vertical rescues
  • Personal and casualty safety
  • Vertical rescue systems and using vertical rescue equipment
  • How to perform vertical rescues
  • Pre- and post-operational duties
Credential issued

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

  • PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation
  • PUASAR032 Undertake vertical rescue                                                 
Course delivery

This course is delivered through classroom-based training, desktop scenarios, virtual reality and practical exercises.

Assessment includes written, oral and practical tests.

Duration

Five days

Entry requirements
  • There are no formal pre-requisites for this course.
  • This course requires moderate fitness and physical capabilities. These include the ability to sit upright in a vertical rescue harness; full range of motion in knees, elbows and wrists; ability to bend and manoeuvre body with minimal difficulty; ability to use body strength to lift and lower yourself using rope systems and the ability to lift and carry a casualty on a stretcher.
  • This course is based on a Certificate III level qualification. You should have appropriate literacy and numeracy skills to manage course work, activities and assessments.
  • Mines Rescue recommends you be aware of the policies and procedures of your workplace before starting the course.
Other information

What we include:

  • Lunch
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Additional PPE specific to your training

What you need to bring:

  • Fully enclosed footwear
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) number 

Refresher:

Mines Rescue recommends a refresher of this course 3 yearly. 

Upcoming workshops

Please note: credit card payment is required at the time of enrolment. For alternative payment options, please contact the Mines Rescue station directly.

All LocationsGunnedahNewcastleSouthernHunter ValleyMoolarbenWestern
Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Vertical Rescue 29 April - 3 May 2024 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Hunter Valley Mines Rescue Station 6 $1,610.00
There are currently no dates available for this course.
There are currently no dates available for this course.
There are currently no dates available for this course.
Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Vertical Rescue 29 April - 3 May 2024 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Hunter Valley Mines Rescue Station 6 $1,610.00
There are currently no dates available for this course.
There are currently no dates available for this course.

Students Under 18

If you are under the age of 18 we require your parent or guardian to sign your Student Enrolment Form. Please contact a Mines Rescue Station directly to enquire or enrol your course.

Visa Holders

Mines Rescue is not CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students) registered. If you are visiting Australia and hold a visa, please contact Mines Rescue directly prior to enrolling into any of our courses.

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Student handbook and recognition of prior learning

Please read the Student Handbook for Terms and Conditions, including payment and refund policies.
If you believe you may already hold some of the knowledge and/or experience for this course, you may be eligible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Please read our RPL/Credit Transfer Handbook or speak with Mines Rescue prior to enrolment.
Mines Rescue is committed to handling any student complaints or appeals in a fair and timely manner. Please refer to our Complaints and Assessment Appeals Policy for more information.

About Mines Rescue

Mines Rescue has nearly 100 years’ experience assisting the mining industry to manage risk and operate safely.
Mines Rescue is a Registered Training Organisation offering training programs that have been developed by mining and emergency response professionals with national qualifications.
Mines Rescue Pty Limited RTO ID 90508.

Details

Start:
April 29 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 3 @ 3:00 pm
Cost:
$1610
Event Category:

Venue

Hunter Valley Mines Rescue Station
6 Lachlan Avenue
SINGLETON, NSW 2330 Australia