Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue


Training Plan
Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue - Release 4
RII30719 CERTIFICATE III IN EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND RESCUE | JUNE-JULY 2024: 04-06-2024 to 27-06-2024 at Perth Training Centre, Maddington, WA Apply
RII30719 CERTIFICATE III IN EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND RESCUE | JULY-AUGUST 2024: 29-07-2024 to 21-08-2024 at Perth Training Centre, Maddington, WA Apply

This qualification reflects the role of Emergency Response and Rescue team members who work on a mine site or a construction site and who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts, which involve some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.


The course duration in a complete block is 17 days.

Entry Requirements

Some of the courses listed have pre-requisite requirements. In most cases the pre-requisites are covered during the training. The pre-requisite units attached to any core or elective units must be obtained and are additional to the number of units required for this Qualification.

Photo ID must be presented on arrival at the training premises.

Language, literacy and numeracy requirements from the unit are:
- Writing is required to the level of completing written assessments.
- Numeracy is required to enable the determination of similar activities.

Participants must be clean shaven when required to wear breathing apparatus as part of the course.

Qualification Requirements

Upon satisfactory completion of this training, the participant will be awarded the Nationally Recognised Qualification RII30719 - Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue

Assessment Requirements

The course will be based on theoretical sessions, equipment demonstrations and practical exercises.

While the training for the enrolled units is delivered concurrently, each unit of competency is assessed as a discrete unit.

Participants who are deemed competent will receive a Nationally recognised Qualification issued by RIKLAN Emergency Management Services (RTO 51994) under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Delivery Mode

Face to face and practical hands-on training conducted by an experienced Emergency Services Trainer/Assessor with strong knowledge of relevant Legislation, Australian Standards and Codes of Practice.

Materials or Equipment Required

Participants must be wear long pants, long sleeve shirts and steel cap boots.


If you are a new or continuing student undertaking Nationally recognised training, you will need a USI in order to receive your Qualification or Statement of Attainment for this training program.

Units of Competence
HLTAID014 Provide advanced first aid Core
RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace Core
RIIERR301E Respond to work site incidents Core
RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes Core
RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures Core
HLTAID011 Provide first aid Elective
PMAWHS211 Prepare equipment for emergency response Elective
PUAEQU001 Prepare, maintain and test response equipment Elective
PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit Elective
PUAFIR210 Prevent injury Elective
PUAFIR306 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident Elective
PUAFIR324 Render hazardous materials incidents safe Elective
PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation Elective
PUASAR024 Undertake road crash rescue Elective
PUASAR025 Undertake confined space rescue Elective
PUASAR032 Undertake vertical rescue Elective
RIIERR201E Conduct fire team operations Elective
RIIERR205D Apply initial response First Aid Elective
RIIERR302E Respond to local emergencies and incidents Elective
RIIERR303E Operate in self-contained regenerative oxygen breathing apparatus Elective
RIIERR305E Control underground fires Elective
RIIERR306E Conduct underground searches Elective
RIIERR307E Extricate casualties from underground incidents Elective
RIIERR309D Establish and operate from fresh air base Elective
RIIQUA201D Maintain and monitor site quality standards Elective