This course is ideal training for people who are involved in organising and working in rescue teams. It includes the evaluation of retrieval possibilities for recovery of a suspended person after a fall; and the preparation, testing and review of a rescue plan.
Unit Standard: 23232 L4 C5 V4
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
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 testing a rescue plan by way of drills, scenarios and a simulated job activity.
US23229 Use safety harness system when working at height. A medical self declaration is required.
Recommended: US15757 Use, install and disestablish temporary proprietary height safety systems when working at height.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every two years.
A Wood Training Medical Self Declaration and Screening form is MANDATORY and must be received no later than 48 hours prior to course commencement. Students must be physically capable of undertaking tasks at height.
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.