PUASAR032 – UNDERTAKE VERTICAL RESCUE

PUASAR032 - UNDERTAKE VERTICAL RESCUE
COURSE SUMMARY

PUASAR032 – Undertake Vertical Rescue involves the skills and knowledge required to undertake vertical rescues in a range of emergency situations in natural and manmade environments. It includes a range of vertical rescue situations, preparing and responding to rescue situations, assessing rescue scenes, establishing vertical rescue systems and performing in and terminating rescues.

The unit is applicable to personnel from the emergency services, volunteer organisations and associated industries.

The skills in this course are applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

COURSE CONTENT
  • Prepare and respond to vertical rescue
  • Assess scene
  • Establish vertical rescue system
  • Perform vertical rescue
  • Terminate vertical rescue operations
PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT:

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Health Security Education Pty Ltd RTO 40907 by ERT Group Pty Ltd. 

Important information prior to enrolment
UNIT BEING DELIVERED

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Health Security Education Pty Ltd RTO 40907. To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au

  • PUASAR032 – Undertake Vertical Rescue
  • PUASAR022 – Participate in a Rescue Operation
RECERTIFICATION

Participants are required to re-certify every 3 years from their completion date to maintain currency.

COURSE DELIVERY

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an ERT Group Pty Ltd training facility.

COURSE DURATION (FACE TO FACE)
  • Face to Face – 48 hours – 4 days (minimum) – full face to face course
  • Refresher training – 48 hours – 4 days (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates
WORK PLACEMENT ARRANGEMENTS

No work placement arrangements will be required as part of this course.

LEARNERS RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND SUPPORT, INCLUDING COMPLAINTS

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Health Security Education Pty Ltd RTO 40907. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

COURSE FEES AND PAYMENTS
  • Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees
  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Participants must have sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete this course. Due to the amount of practical training in this unit, participants must also have the physical capacity to be able to demonstrate vertically removing a casualty from an emergency situation where there may be a risk to life.

PREREQUISITES

There are no prerequisites for this unit

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE COURSE?
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

Performance tasks – The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:

  • Completion of two different types of vertical rescue situations, techniques and locations

Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenario:

  • Performing vertical rescue and associated tasks

Documentation – The student must complete Vertical Rescue notes for a report form.

Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

  

*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 621 754 for a quote.