HEIGHTS - Tower Rescue



HEIGHTS - Tower Rescue

Participants who have previous experience in working at heights (obtained RIIWHS204D) and who wish develop an ability to perform a tower rescue.  Within this course the skills and knowledge to participate in rescue operations as a member of a rescue team and support specialist rescue operations will be explored in conjunction with providing emergency care pending the arrive of appropriately qualified personnel.  


The necessary skills and knowledge to identify and avoid workplace hazards and risks, to maintain personal safety and to report identified issues to supervisors and team members, with regards to the rescue operation, are also covered within this course.

Students must have completed, within the past 2 years, RIIWHS204D - Safe working at heights, prior to commencement of this course and present proof of attainment.

Targeted Audience

There are no formal entry requirements stipulated for this programme; however participants must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills.  Participants are required to: 

  • Report potential risks and hazards
  • Consultation with authorised personnel
  • Comply with relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • Completion of required workplace documentation
  • Interpret and comply with equipment manufacturer’s instructions and specifications

If you have any concerns regarding the literacy or numeracy requirements, please contact 1300 227 354 for assistance.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • PUAFIR215 - Prevent Injury
  • PUAEME001B - Provide Emergency Care
  • PUASAR022A - Participate in a rescue operation

Program Benefits

  • Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

Learning Methods

If no course dates are listed, please call us to determine availability in your area. 1300 227 354