VX – Road Crash Rescue

Purpose:

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and technical skills to extricate entrapped casualty/s from vehicles travelling on the road such as cars, motorcycles, buses, trucks and semi-trailers while minimising the potential for further injury and preserving the integrity of evidence. This unit requires the responder to access entrapped casualty/s using a range of techniques and to operate specialist equipment to undertake the rescue. While the training for the two units is delivered concurrently, each Unit of Competency is assessed as a discrete unit. The pre-requisite unit is assessed sequentially.

Course Name: VX - Road Crash Rescue
Course Code: VX
Course Duration: 2 days
Training Plans: Undertake Road Crash Rescue Cluster
Description:

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and technical skills to extricate entrapped casualty/s from vehicles travelling on the road such as cars, motorcycles, buses, trucks and semi-trailers while minimising the potential for further injury and preserving the integrity of evidence. This unit requires the responder to access entrapped casualty/s using a range of techniques and to operate specialist equipment to undertake the rescue.

Assessment:

While the training for the two units are delivered concurrently, each Unit of Competency is assessed as a discrete unit. The pre-requisite units are assessed sequentially

Participants will be assessed throughout the 2 day course and will need to have completed the following in order to be deemed competent:
• Satisfactorily completed all questionnaires within the manual.
• Complete the theory exam to the satisfaction of the training facilitator
• Successfully completed all tasks allocated within the practical scenarios
• Showed considerable knowledge in the application of equipment and techniques covered within this course

Entry Requirements:

HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support or PUAEME001B Provide emergency care, copies required

And

HLTFA311A Apply first aid or PUAEME002C Manage injuries at emergency incident, copies required.

Units of Competence:
CodeUnit NameType
PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation
PUASAR024A Undertake road crash rescue

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