Confined Space Rescue

Course Description

Awarding participants with industry specific and Nationally Accredited Statement of Attainment, the Confined Space Rescue Course provides the participant with the skills required to recognise and respond to a confined space emergency. Participants will learn to plan and effect a rescue within a confined space environment.


Course Content

Each course is tailored to the industry and, if required, orientated to the specific job requirements of the participants. Where possible the participants will be encouraged to use their own equipment for the training. Constructed based on the requirements of the Regulations, Codes of Practice and National Standards applicable, the Confined Space Rescue Course delivers the competency required by workers to plan and effect a rescue from a confined space environment.

Topics include

  • Standards, Codes of Practice and Regulations
  • Confined Space Rescue Equipment
  • Rope Rescue Systems
  • Lowering and Hauling Systems
  • Use of Stretchers
  • Rescue from Irrespirable Atmospheres
  • Fire and Explosion Incidents
  • Fire Suppression

Course Duration

The course is delivered over an 8 hour period of one day.


Delivery mode

Training is delivered face to face including both theory and practical components with a strong emphasis on the practical application of skills. The course involves the execution of a rescue from a simulated confined space as well as a practical session on the use of First Attack Fire Fighting equipment.


Award and Recognition

Successful Participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment which includes the following National Units of Competency:

  • PUASAR022A Participate in a Rescue Operation
  • PUASAR025A Undertake Confined Space Rescue

Prerequisites

Participants are required to have completed Confined Space Entry and the Atmospheric Monitoring training.

Participants are also required to hold a current First Aid Certificate.


Conditions

A reasonable level of fitness is required to participate in this training.
All participants are required to wear long pants and a long sleeved shirt, and sturdy footwear.


Fitness Requirements

A reasonable level of fitness is required to participate in this training.
All participants are required to wear long pants and a long sleeved shirt, and sturdy footwear.


Literacy, Language and Numeracy Requirements

The course is conducted in English. Participants are expected to be able to read and write to a level which will allow them to complete workplace forms and interpret these forms. Numeracy is required to a level where the participant can interpret results on a gas detector and calculate the difference between results.


Clothing and Equipment

Participants are to wear long sleved shirts, long pants with covered in shoes, preferably work boots.  Sandals and thongs are not allowed under any circumstances and will result in the participant being unable to complete the training.

For more information please contact EMS on 1300 133 302 or visit us at ems.edu.au