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HEIGHTS | Tower Rescue

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Introduction:

Our Nationally Accredited Heights Tower Rescue course is designed for personnel who may be required to perform complex one-on-one rescue from towers, cranes, high bridges or high platforms. 

This training course is designed to develop the required knowledge and skills of personnel and assist them to participate in a rescue operation as a member of a rescue team and support specialist rescue operations.  Rescue operations will be explored in conjunction with providing emergency care pending the arrival of appropriately qualified personnel.  In addition, relevant training is conducted to assist in identifying and avoiding workplace hazards and risks, to maintain personal safety and to report identified issues to supervisors and team members, in relation to the rescue operation.

Please note: This course is Non-Fire Specific, should you require a Fire Specific delivery for individuals working within the Fire Sector the pre-requisite unit of HLTAID011 Provide First Aid is required.

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This course is designed for personnel who may be required to perform complex one-on-one rescue from towers, cranes, high bridges or high platforms.  The Heights Tower Rescue course is designed to enable candidates to work safely and effectively in the event of a Tower Rescue.

Course Topics include:
• Knowledge of relevant legislation and Australian Standards for Working at Height
• Reporting of potential risks and hazards
• Comprehensive advice on risk control methods for the type of work at height to be undertaken
• Consultation with authorised personnel
• Comply with relevant documentation, policies and procedures

Training and assessment involves moderate to high physical activity.  Candidates are required to be able to freely walk, bend and twist, perform safe lifting techniques and be familiar with typical workplace risk and safety protocols.  Candidates must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills. 

PPE Requirements - Enclosed footwear, long pants and a sleeved shirt are required at Baseline Training courses. 

  • Upon successful completion of this course, each candidate will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following units:
  • RIIWHS204E - Work safely at heights
  • PUASAR022 - Participate in a rescue operation

The assessment for this program has been designed to assess a person’s competence in accordance with the Resources & Infrastructure Industry Training Package, any relevant Legislation and the proprietary requirements of the organisation or workplace. The assessment will consist of both a written and practical components.      
    

• 2 Day course | Classroom based or onsite workplace training
• Delivery consists of face to face and practical simulations
• $680.00 per candidate, or please contact us for group rates

 
  • Upon successful completion of this course, each candidate will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework
  • This training is practically oriented and designed to develop skills and confidence in practicing various rescue and casualty management techniques in a safe manner
  • Practical hands on training to ensure workers can be safe at height
  • Identify workplace hazards and risks, and advise others
  • Implement hazard and risk control procedures
  • Monitor effectiveness of hazard and risk control procedures
  • Identify need for emergency care
  • Ensure personal safety of carer and casualty
  • Assess casualty and implement emergency care procedures
  • Recover and restore first aid equipment and complete documentation
  • Prepare and respond to rescue
  • Contribute to a risk assessment at the scene
  • Perform rescue
  • Conclude rescue operations