Vertical Rescue

PUASAR032A Undertake vertical rescue and PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation
  • $900
  • 3 Days
  • SETS Balcatta

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Course Outline

The Vertical Rescue course conducted by Safety & Emergency Training Services is a nationally accredited course that is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills to allow them to respond to incidents that will require rope rescue techniques as a member of an emergency response team, across a variety of industries.


The course covers the following broad areas:

  • Checking, servicing and maintaining vertical rescue equipment as well as safe work limitations.
  • Safe and effective scene management procedures, edge protection
  • Scene assessment and reporting
  • Establish, maintain, monitor and use ascent, descent systems and safety systems
  • Treat and package casualties, including stretcher rigging.
  • Escorting stretchers in raising and lowering operations.
  • Work in a team.

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: PUASAR032A Undertake vertical rescue and PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation.

There is a maximum number of 12 participants per program.

HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support.

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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