ROPES – Vertical Rescue


The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and technical skills to safely conduct a rescue from height or depths using Advanced Rope Rescue Techniques and Procedures. While the training for the two units is delivered concurrently, each Unit of Competency is assessed as a discrete unit. The pre-requisite units are assessed sequentially.

Course Name: ROPES - Vertical Rescue
Course Code: ROPES
Course Duration: 3 days.
Training Plans: Undertake Vertical Rescue Cluster

Each successful participant will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for: PUASAR032A Undertake vertical rescue
PUATEA002B Work autonomously
PUATEA001B Work in a team
PUASAR022A Participate in rescue operations


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

Entry Requirements:

HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support, certificate copy required
PUAEME001B Provide emergency care, copy required

Units of Competence:
CodeUnit NameType
PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation
PUASAR032A Undertake vertical rescue
PUATEA001B Work in a team
PUATEA002B Work autonomously

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