Newcastle Rescue & Consultancy Pty Ltd provide vertical rope rescue training for persons who are required to perform a vertical rope rescue to extract injured or suspended personnel from various terrains.
Various types of equipment can be covered depending on the complexity of the types of rescue methods applicable at the site. Training and course subjects will be completely tailored to the requirements of the worksite. Following the training course, all competent personnel will be capable of responding and controlling various on-site rope rescue emergencies.
The course will cover the following areas;
- WH&S Legislation
- Safework Practices
- Determine an Operation Plan
- Vertical Rescue Equipment
- Conducting Scene Reconnaissance
- Scene Management Procedures
- Conduct Risk Assessment
- Preserving Incident Scene
- Establish Effective Communication
- Rescue Systems
- Anchor Points
- Rope Rescue Techniques
- Assessing Casualties
- Prepare Casualties for Removal
- Removing Casualties
- Identifying Occupational Stress
- Operational De-briefing and Documentation
Upcoming Courses for Vertical Rope Rescue Training
If there are no upcoming scheduled courses for Vertical Rope Rescue, please contact us to find out if we can arrange a custom course for you.
Units of Competency
- PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation
- PUAEME001 Provide emergency care
- PUASAR032 Undertake vertical rescue
Pre-requisite to PUASAR032 is PUASAR022 and either PUAEME001 or HLTAID003
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 vertical rope 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.