Newcastle Rescue & Consultancy Pty Ltd provide tower rescue training for persons who are required to perform one-on-one top down rappel rescues from towers, cranes, bridges or similar platforms. The tower rescue course develops the skills of personnel to complete a complex rope rescue on their own using rope rescue equipment and tower climbing equipment.
The tower rescue course has a large emphasis on safety. The training course provides personnel with the skills to combat various types of onsite emergencies. Various rope rescue equipment can be covered depending on the complexity of equipment at the site and what equipment is available for use.
The course will cover the following areas;
- WH&S Legislation
- Falls from Height Regulations – AS4488 and AS1981.4
- Software Theory – harness, ropes etc
- Hardware Theory
- Life Rescue Knot and Hitches
- Anchor Points/Anchor Systems
- Suspension Trauma
- Rappelling Skills
- Rescue Team Ethos and Ideals
- Lowering and Raising Systems
- Patient Handling
- ‘Pick Off’ Rescues
- Safety Officer and Team Leader Roles and Responsibilities
If there are no upcoming scheduled courses for Tower Rescue Training, please contact us to find out if we can arrange a custom course for you.
Upcoming Courses for Tower Rescue TrainingThere are no upcoming events at this time.
Units of Competency
- PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation
- PUAEME001B Provide emergency care
Pre-requisite to PUASAR022A is either PUAEME001B or HLTFA211A
Duration of Course
Training is delivered Face to Face. All training handouts supplied. Training is to be completed on client’s equipped site.
Participants are to provide their own workplace appropriate gloves.
Participants are to wear comfortable clothing and closed in shoes.
Participants will complete a theory based assessment and a practical based assessment to determine their competence.
On successful completion of the tower rescue training course, participants will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment and a wallet card stating;
- Participant Name
- Units of Competency Completed
- Date of Completion
- Statement of Attainment Number
Recognition of Prior Learning
All participants are offered the opportunity to apply for RPL. Please refer to the Student Handbook (located in resources) or phone 1300 356 686 for the procedure of how to apply.
From 1st January 2015, it is a requirement when enrolling in a Nationally Recognised training course to have a Unique Student Identifier Number (USI). Certifications cannot be issued until the USI number has been provided and verified.