Undertake Vertical Rescue – Group Bookings Only

  • (PUASAR032) Undertake Vertical Rescue

  • (PUASAR022) Participate in a Rescue Operation

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: 3 days or (4 days with Provide Emergency Life Support)

  • Group bookings are available at your site or ours. Please contact our office on 94178888 for pricing and site requirements. Up to 8 participants per group.

This nationally recognised vertical rescue course provides the knowledge and skills required for those who may be required to undertake vertical rescue operations as a member of a rescue team in a range of emergency situations.

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

  • (PUASAR032) Undertake Vertical Rescue

  • (PUASAR022) Participate in a Rescue Operation

Provide Basic Emergency Life Support or equivalent is a pre-requisite for Participate in a Rescue Operation.

Delivery Mode
Face to face

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

Course Outline

  • Prepare and respond to Vertical Rescue

  • Assess the Scene

  • Establish vertical Rescue Systems

  • Perform Vertical Rescue

  • Terminate Vertical Rescue Operations

  • Check, service and maintain vertical rescue equipment

  • Work in a Team

  • Escort stretchers in raising and lowering operations

  • Ascent and descent systems

  • Safety Systems

  • Stretcher rigging

  • Implement safe and effective scene management

  • Manage edge protection

  • Treat and package casualties

  • Undertake scene assessment and reporting

  • Use personal protective and rescue equipment within its safe work limitations

  • Wear appropriate personal protective and rescue equipment correctly