Undertake Vertical Rescue – PUASAR032A

Undertake Vertical Rescue (PUASAR032A) / Participate in a Rescue Operation (PUASAR022A)

This nationally recognised vertical rescue course provides the knowledge and skills required for those who may be required to undertake vertical rescue operations as a member of a rescue team in a range of emergency situations.


Provide Basic Emergency Life Support or equivalent is a pre-requisite for Participate in a Rescue Operation.

Delivery Mode
Face to face

Participants must have the ability to read and write English and be able to perform practical and theoretical assessment as required.

Course Details

 Individual bookings:  

  • Where: Unit 2, 84 Solomon Road, Jandakot WA 6164
  • Duration: 3 days or (4 days with Provide Emergency Life Support)
  • Time: 8.00am to 4.00pm
  • Dress: Clean standard work uniform if applicable, enclosed safety shoes, long shirt and pants
  • PPE: Please bring – Hard hat, Safety glasses and gloves. A limited supply is available at our office.

Group Bookings:

  • Group bookings are available at your site or ours. Please contact our office for pricing and site requirements. Up to 8 per group.

Course Outline

  • Prepare and respond to Vertical Rescue
  • Assess the Scene
  • Establish vertical Rescue Systems
  • Perform Vertical Rescue
  • Terminate Vertical Rescue Operations
  • Check, service and maintain vertical rescue equipment
  • Work in a Team
  • Escort stretchers in raising and lowering operations
  • Ascent and descent systems
  • Safety Systems
  • Stretcher rigging
  • Implement safe and effective scene management
  • Manage edge protection
  • Treat and package casualties
  • Undertake scene assessment and reporting
  • Use personal protective and rescue equipment within its safe work limitations
  • Wear appropriate personal protective and rescue equipment correctly

Upon Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be awarded a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment and Wallet sized card in PUASAR022A Participate in a Rescue Operation and PUASAR032A Undertake Vertical Rescue.

Please call 94178888 or email admin@stp.net.au to book or enquire about this course.