PUASAR025 – Undertake Confined Space Rescue is designed for the non-fire sector and is tailored to a learner cohort with current confined space, gas testing and breathing apparatus experience and assumes a certain level of competency.
The course applies to individuals who may be required to undertake rescues in confined spaces, either as a member of a single organisation or as part of a team involving multiple organisations.
Furthermore, it is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to respond to emergency situations within confined spaces; determine what hazards may exist within the space and control the risks; how to implement a confined space rescue plan and extricate a casualty whilst minimising further injury to the casualty, self and others.
The unit is typically performed by personnel from emergency services and/or volunteer organisations or organisations where confined space work is undertaken. This unit is also targeted for those who are working in a mine rescue unit working as part of an Emergency Rescue Team.
This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by ERT Rescue Group Pty Ltd.
The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au
Participants are required to re-certify every 2 years from their completion date to maintain currency.
This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an ERT Rescue Group Pty Ltd training facility.
No work placement arrangements will be required as part of this course
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 for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.
*Safe Work Australia notes “Working in a confined space may impose physiological and psychological demands over and above those encountered in a normal working environment. Consideration should be given to a worker’s:
Code of Practice – Confined Spaces, December 2011 p 14.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenarios:
Respond to two (2) simulated scenarios to undertake confined space rescues demonstrating:
During the above, the candidate must:
Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.
*Please note that ERT Fire & Rescue supplies all equipment necessary for you to undertake your training. ERT Fire & Rescue always recommend and encourage you to bring along your own equipment. Trainee’s must wear appropriate clothing that will get dirty and enclosed footwear is essential.
ERT Fire & Rescue can provide tailored on-site workplace training. Please contact our office on 0267 621 754 for a quote.