PUASAR022 - Participate in a rescue operation

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This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge 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.

Typically, personnel performing these roles have completed induction or recruitment training and are commencing work as a member of an operational team. They will work under supervision in a team but may be responsible for completing singular tasks relating to a rescue.

It is applicable to personnel from the emergency services, volunteer organisations and/or 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. 

    Category: Construction, Industry or Resources
    Duration: 7 hours - Face-to-face 
    Completion price



    The following units will be included in your certificate:

    • PUASAR022 - Participate in a rescue operation
    • This certificate does not require renewal
    Entry Requirements

    Holding the pre-requisite unit HLTAID003 - Provide first aid (* only if undertaking training related to the fire sector).

    Physical capability to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills.

    Capable of working under supervision in a team while being physically able to complete individual tasks relating to rescue, autonomously, in a range of simulated and real locations. 

    Assessment Requirements

    Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

    Assessment Activities

    Performance Task – Applying Safe Work Practices

    • Protect the casualty
    • Undertake safety precautions

    Performance Task – Perform a rescue operation 

    • Prepare for rescue
    • Contribute to a risk assessment at the scene
    • Perform rescue
    • Conclude rescue

    Documentation – The student must complete the following documentation:

    • Rescue equipment and PPE
    • Risk assessment and Incident Report

    Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of short-answer and multiple-choice questions 

    This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by Urban Abseiler Pty Ltd

    Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

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