This course expands on the knowledge and skill of a recruit by providing experiences in various roles including leading the team to respond to an emergency situation. Training includes hazmat response, vertical and horizontal rescue, and basic firefighting (live fire) and scenarios for the team to respond to.
Unit Standard: 3283, 3312, 14562, 23232
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Demonstrate skills and knowledge to lead and execute a rescue
The course is a combination of theoretical and practical sessions. Students are assessed continuously during the course.
Theory assessment followed by practical assessment which takes place when student is ready/has shown that they can perform all tasks required. The practical consists of multiple scenarios involving locating and rescuing a casualty from a confined space both vertically and horizontally, search and rescue from a smoke filled environment and provision of first aid to prevent further injury/trauma.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every two years.
Wood Training Centre
26 Manadon St
or at customer premises.
$4900 + GST per person
Group rates available
Please be aware, a fuel surcharge may apply.
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Steve’s background includes serving with the Royal Marines Commando, a teacher of Art and Design, Fire Fighter (NZFS), Ship Security Officer maintaining security. His personal passion lies with mountaineering and climbing, bringing valuable rope skills and rescue to the Industrial rope access industry. Steve has a strong understanding of teams working under high pressure in high hazard and high stress environments. He holds a postgraduate Certificate in Education as well as qualifications in Training, Assessment, Rope Access and Occupation and Health and Safety.
Coming from a business background, Ryan worked in the offshore industry before moving onshore to pursue a career as a fire and marine trainer. He has Emergency Care, Fire and Rescue qualifications as well as in the areas of Adult Education and Training. Ryan volunteers his time to work with St John Ambulance as an ambulance officer and as a senior fire fighter with Fire Emergency New Zealand. Ryan stands out as a well-rounded emergency response professional with experience across multiple areas.