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PUASAR022A Participate in a Rescue Operation

Information about this course:

This unit covers the competency required to participate in rescue operations as a member of a rescue team.

This unit underpins specialist rescue operations.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Prerequisite:

  • PUAEME001B Provide emergency care

     OR

  • HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support (or equivalent unit)

Target audience:

Those who are working in a mine rescue unit working as part of an Emergency Rescue Team.

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: 

  • PUASAR022A Participate in a Rescue Operation

Course duration:

  • Option 1 Full course: 4 hours face-to-face training
  • Option 2 Refresher course: 4 hour face-to-face training

Pre course study options:

There is no pre-course study for this course.

 

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PUASAR022A Participate in a Rescue Operation - How will I be assessed for this course?

The following assessment tasks are required for this course:

  • Theory Questions consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions
  • Performance Tasks
  • Simulated Practical Scenarios

PUASAR022A Participate in a Rescue Operation - Where can I access a copy of the training package?

You can access a copy of the training package here

PUASAR022A Participate in a Rescue Operation - What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?

 

Required Skills

  • identify and monitor hazards
  •  identify and use rescue equipment
  • wear PPE in accordance with organisational requirements

Required Knowledge

  • capabilities and limitations of rescue equipment
  • casualty handling techniques
  • environmental hazards
  •  manual handling techniques
  • organisational policies and procedures (such as relevant legislation; operational, corporate and strategic plans; operational performance standards; operational policies and procedures; organisational personnel and occupational health and safety practices and guidelines; organisational quality standards; organisation's approach to environmental management and sustainability)
  • personal hygiene
  • procedures for reporting injuries and accidents
  • relevant legislative and regulatory requirements
  • ropes and knots
  • safety precautions