Course Summary

This unit covers the competency required to participate in rescue operations as a member of a rescue team. The application of this unit in the workplace covers a wide range of rescue and environmental situations, which may include industrial, rural, bush and extreme environmental conditions.

The individual will work under supervision in a team but may be responsible for completing individual tasks relating to a rescue. This unit underpins specialist rescue operations.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit is targeted to those who are working in a mines rescue unit working as part of an Emergency Rescue Team.

Course Content
  • Prepare and respond to rescue
  • Risk assessment of the scene
  • Perform the rescue
  • Conclude operations
Topics Include:
  • Documentation, policies and procedures
  • Emergency rescue equipment
  • Risks, hazards and environmental issues
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Risks and hazards
  • Assessing the incident
  • Communication and communication systems
  • The rescue operation and procedures
  • Monitoring and changing conditions
  • Final requirements
Assessment Methods:
  • Multiple choice/written questions
  • Practical demonstrations/skills observations/practical scenarios
  • A4 Certificate
  • Wallet Card (upon request)
  • All training resources
  • Option 1 Full course: 4 hours face-to-face training
  • Option 2 Refresher course:4 hour face-to-face training

Upon successful completion a Certificate and Wallet Card (upon request) will be issued for PUASAR022A Participate in a Rescue Operation


**There is no legislative requirement for refresher training, however; for  students who have previously completed this unit and who are wanting to refresh their skills they would need to attend the Refresher course of 4 hours practical training. This refresher training is at the discretion of the employer.

  • PUAEME001B – Provide Emergency Care


  • HLTFA211A Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

*Please note that ERT Fire & Rescue supplies all equipment necessary for you to undertake your training. ERT Fire & Rescue always recommend and encourage you to bring along your own equipment. Trainee’s must wear appropriate clothing that will get dirty and enclosed footwear is essential.

ERT Fire & Rescue can provide tailored on-site workplace training. Please contact our office on 0267 434 067 for a quote.

Training is conducted in partnership and under the auspices of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

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