Learn the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake rescue in confined spaces.
During this industry-relevant short course, you will develop key skills in confined space rescue that will help you to gain employment in the rapidly growing construction industry.
You will learn how to:
- prepare for confined space rescue by identifying the correct rescue equipment
- select the appropriate PPE and identify any hazards and associated risks
- assess and manage confined space/trench rescue
- determine location and condition of casualties
- gain entry to confined space by checking the atmospheric conditions, applying ventilation procedures and using respiratory protection
- remove casualties
- conclude rescue operations.
Upon completion of this course you will receive a statement of attainment for the unit of competency PUASAR025A undertake confined space rescue.
In order to be issued a Statement of Attainment for the unit(s) within the VET Non-Award Course TNABH Introduction to Confined Space Rescue, a student must successfully complete the following:
Recognition of Prior Learning and/or Credit Transfers
Previous completion of units at the Polytechnic or any other Registered Training Organisation and/or previous attainment of skills and knowledge may be credited towards this course.
Learn the skills and knowledge required to undertake rescue in confined spaces, determine location and condition of casualties, gain entry to confined spaces including the knowledge of atmospheric monitoring devices, ventilation procedures and use of respiratory protection.
The standard duration of this short course is 8 days, however if you have previously completed the Stage 1 units at another provider, the course duration will be shortened to 1 day.
Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course. Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.