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Heights Rescue (PUASAR022A)


This unit covers the competency to participate in heights rescue operations as a member of a rescue team. This course has been designed specifically for those persons who may be required to rescue a worker from a fall or who may be suspended utilising a pre-rigged system. This course does not cover the competency required for technical rope rescue.

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1 Day (8 Hours)
Participants must have completed either PUAEME001B - Provide emergency care or HLTFA211A - Provide basic emergency life support. A Current Senior First Aid Certificate is sufficient. Evidence is required prior to course.
Course Elements:
  • Prepare and respond to Heights Rescue
  • Participate in assessing the Heights Rescue scene
  • Perform Heights Rescue using pre-rigged system
  • Conclude Heights Rescue operations
Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify and monitor hazards
  • Identify and use rescue equipment
  • Wear PPE in accordance with organisational requirements
  • Capabilities and limitation of rescue equipment
  • Casualty handling techniques
  • Manual handling techniques
  • Organisational policies and procedures
  • Personal hygine
  • procedures for reporting injuries and accidents
  • relevant legislative and regulatory requirements
  • ropes and knots
  • Safety Precautions
RPL is not offered for this course
Students who successfully complete the Unit Of Competency may be eligible for entry into further study such as: PUA20613 Certificate II Public Safety
Entry Requirements:
Must have previously completed a full Work Safely at Heights course. Evidence to be provided before commencement of course.