Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue – New Release

RII30719 Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue
  • $5,500
  • 15 Days
  • SETS Balcatta

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Course Outline

The Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue course is a nationally accredited course that is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills to allow them to operate safely within emergency services, across a variety of industries. This qualification is to provide training for those who will fulfil the role of response and rescue team members.

This course is a new release but is equivalent to RII30715 Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue which is still available for students to book until at least Oct 2020.


Course Structure

This course is delivered through a combination of classroom learning, group discussion and practical activities in both a simulated and real-world environment.

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Course Outcomes:

  • Advanced First Aid
  • Communication and working safely with WHS policies and procedures
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Fire
  • Road crash

With the following units of competency:

  • HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
  • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury
  • RIIERR201E Conduct fire team operations
  • RIIERR302E Respond to local emergencies and incidents
  • PUAEQU001 Prepare, maintain and test response equipment
  • PUASAR022 Participate in rescue operation
  • PUASAR024 Undertake road crash rescue
  • PUAFIR324 Render hazardous materials incidents safe
  • PUAFIR308 Employ personal protection at a hazardous materials incident
  • RIIERR301E Respond to work site incidents
  • RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes

Students who attend and successfully meet all assessment requirements of the course will receive a nationally recognised certificate: RII30719 Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue.


After you have completed this certificate successfully, you are invited to book our Technical Emergency Response courses OR components of it as follows:

  • PUASAR032 Undertake vertical rescue and PUASAR022 Participate in rescue operation (Pre-req) (3 days)
  • PUAFIR203 Respond to urban fire and PUAFIR302 Suppress urban fire (3 days)
  • PUASAR025 Undertake confined space rescue and PUAFIR316 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident (2 days)

Students are required to have a reasonable level of fitness and capable of lifting a 20kg weight to chest height. One of the units in this qualification will require you to be cleanshaven and may be difficult for those with claustrophobia.  If you any concerns please contact SETS for additional information.

HLTAID003 Provide first aid.

There are also two prerequisites for the units covered in this course. PUAFIR210 Prevent injury and PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation these will both be delivered during the course.

Booking this course includes an $800 deposit, however, the full $5,500 will be required prior to completion of the course.

If you are looking to book more than 12 participants on a single course, please contact the SETS office on (08) 9240 5191

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