The Emergency Rescue Operations course conducted by Safety & Emergency Training Services is a nationally accredited course that is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills required to participate in rescue operations as a member of a rescue team; it underpins specialist rescue operations. This includes a wide range of rescue and environmental situations which may incorporate industrial, rural, bush and extreme environmental conditions.
It is applicable to personnel from the emergency services, volunteer organisations and/or associated industries.They will work under supervision in a team but may be responsible for completing singular tasks relating to a rescue.
- Prepare and respond to rescue
- Contribute to a risk assessment at the scene
- Perform rescue
- Conclude rescue operations
Students who attend and successfully meet all assessment requirements of the course will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment with the following unit of competency: PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation
There is a maximum number of 10 participants per program.
- Have sufficient English language, literacy and numeracy skills to read instructions and write assessments.
- Provide their USI on enrolment.
- Provide proof of identity, e.g. drivers licence.
- Be physically fit and able to carry at least 20 kgs of weight.
- Wear or bring long sleeve shirt, long pants or overalls, safety boots, safety glasses and sun hat.
- HLTAID011 Provide first aid
Students are required to be able to complete the following tasks:
- communicate with others clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
- find and use relevant information
- read and comply with work instructions and specifications
- read and record measurements
- record and report information neatly and legibly