Perform Tower Rescue - $300

  • (UETTDRRF04B) Perform Tower Rescue

Student Requirements

  • Students must have the language, literacy, numeracy (LLN) and physical capabilities to meet the performance criteria of this unit.                                                                  (For further information or if you have any concerns regarding LLN and/or physical capabilities please contact the office)
  • Students must wear standard work wear, enclosed safety shoes, long shirt and pants.

Course Details

  • Where: Unit 2, 84 Solomon Road, Jandakot WA 6164.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Group bookings are available at your site or ours. Please contact our office on 94178888 for pricing and site requirements. Up to 10 participants per group.

Through the combination of theory and practical training, this nationally accredited Tower Rescue course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills required to safely work at height and perform a rescue of a casualty from a tower structure.  

Upon Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment and wallet sized card for

  • UETTDRRF04B Perform Tower Rescue.

Designed For
It is designed for participants that work on tower structures, roof tops, scaffolding, steel structures, bridges and/or similar structures who may be required to perform a rescue of a casualty.
Note : This course suits NBN and Telecommunications Riggers requirements for rescue at height.

Pre-Requisites
Current CPR Qualification (within 12 months) and Working at Height currency.

Delivery Mode
Face to face

Assessment
Participants must have the ability to read and write English and be able to perform practical and theoretical assessment as required.

Course Outline

  • Course introduction and enrolment
  • Reference documents / legislation
  • Statistics of working at height
  • Definitions
  • Connectors
  • Energy absorbers
  • Harnesses
  • Fall arrest devices
  • Roles and responsibilities of key personnel
  • Risk management
  • Fall prevention methods
  • Fall prevention options
  • Estimating fall distances / clearances
  • Emergency procedures
  • Anchor point requirements
  • General safety points
  • Use of ladders
  • Service & inspection requirements
  • Use of ropes and braking methods
  • Belay techniques
  • High angle rescue
  • Practical exercises performed
  • Assessment of students’ competence