Vertical Rescue

Vertical Rescue

Vertical Rescue

Units of Competency:
  • PUASAR032A – Undertake vertical rescue
  • PUASAR022A – Participate in a rescue operation
  • HLTAID002 – Provide basic emergency life support
  • PUAFIR210 – Prevent injury

Course Overview

This course is designed for personnel who are required to perform rope rescue to injured personnel. Course tasks include:
  • Compliance Requirements for equipment, access and fall arrest systems
  • Technical Theory
  • Life Rescue Knots & Hitches
  • Anchor Points / Anchor Systems
  • Suspension Trauma
  • Rappelling & Line Ascension Skills
  • 7 steps to rescue (RECEO and PACT)
  • Lowering & Raising Systems
  • Stretcher Escorting & Patient handling
  • ‘Pick Off Rescues’
  • Personnel Roles & Responsibilities
  • Belay Systems & Climbing Skills

Student Handbook – Please refer to our student handbook for our policies and more information.

Entry Requirements

  • Participants must provide a Statement of Attainment / USI Transcript for HLTAID011 Provide First Aid.
  • Payment prior to course commencement – see terms and conditions in the student handbook.
  • The ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • As a minimum, Year 10 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills (or equivalent)
  • What to wear: Long trousers, long sleeve shirt, enclosed footwear (as a minimum)
  • Good level of physical fitness
  • USI – Unique Student Identifier. For more information on USI, Click Here

Payment for this course can be made via EFTPOS or bank transfer. For billing information, please email info@hostsafetytraining.com.au or call 1300 631 011.

Please note that all card payments over $1000 will incur a 2.2% transaction fee of the total amount paid.

Please refer to the student handbook for any payments over $1500.

  • This course is delivered over four (4) days.
  • Training and assessment is delivered face to face at any of our facilities or onsite.
  • 5A Industrial Avenue, Caloundra West QLD 4551
  • 9 Hilliard Street, Gladstone QLD 4680
  • On-site delivery may be arranged upon request

Participants who are deemed competent will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment issued by Australian Institute of Resources Training Pty Ltd (RTO #40772) trading as Host Safety and Training.

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