Tower rescue training is scheduled upon request only
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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework for the following unit(s) of competency:
UETDRRF006 Perform tower rescue
This unit covers the performance of rescue procedures from an electricity supply industry (ESI) tower in the workplace. UETDRRF006 Perform tower rescue specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from an ESI tower and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for health, safety and risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.
The following subjects will be covered as part of the training:
Prepare to perform tower rescue
- Instruction in hazards and risk control measures for specific work areas and work activities are identified and obtained
- Tools and emergency equipment are checked for safety, functionality and placed in an accessible location to facilitate response and rescue according to established procedures
Carry out tower rescue
- Workplace procedures and work instructions for controlling risk are followed
- Workplace procedures for accessing the tower, removing the victim, where necessary, and from contact with live apparatus and are followed
- Workplace procedures for attaching the emergency lowering equipment and lowering the victim to the ground are followed
- Workplace procedures for carrying out cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), if required at the site, and treatment, where necessary, by medical professionals are followed
- The worksite is secured and entry controlled until appropriate authorities inspect and release the site
Complete the performance of the tower rescue procedure
- Processes for reporting to accidents and/or incidents to authorised personnel are confirmed in accordance with established procedures
1 half-day course (approximately 4 hours)
Face to face
There are no pre-reading requirements. All content is covered in class as part of the training.
Students will be required to complete a written theory assessment as well as a practical demonstration assessment.
Mixture of multiple choice and short answer questions. Student will be required to write down their own answers.
For students with learning disabilities or lack of English proficiency, reasonable adjustment may be applicable on a case-by-case basis. Please give us a call on 1300 001 201 to discuss your specific learning needs.
Each student will be required to participate in at least one practical scenario which will assess their ability to:
- apply relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, including the use of risk control measures
- inspect and placing rescue equipment
- perform tower rescue in accordance with workplace procedures.
Students enrolling into this unit must hold current competency in HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Students must be 16 years of age or older. Participants under 18 years of age will be required to provide parental consent to attend training.
Students must be relatively fit and able to perform the activities outlined in the Assessment Requirements in order to be accurately assessed and deemed competent.
Given the nature of the practical assessment, students must be at a minimum fit to climb and crawl, and not have a fear of heights.
Reasonable adjustment may be applicable on a case-by-case basis. If you have any questions about the practical assessment or the fitness requirements, please give us a call 1300 001 201.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy
Sound reading and writing skills required to undertake the written assessment. Reasonable adjustment may be applicable on a case-by-case basis. Please get in contact with us if you have any questions regarding the minimum LLN requirements.
Unique Student Identifier (USI)
Students attending this course require a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have a USI, you will need to get one from the USI Website: https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-usi
If you think you may already have a USI you can check here: https://www.usi.gov.au/faqs/i-have-forgotten-my-usi
Please arrive in suitable clothing (enclosed footwear mandatory, long sleeve shirts and long pants are recommended)
FAQ & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Can you deliver CPR & tower rescue togeher?
Yes, we can customise the training delivery to each client’s needs and can definitely include both HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation and UETDRRF006 Perform tower rescue into one full-day course (approximately 8 hours).
Give us a call at 1300 001 201 or email us at email@example.com to schedule your preferred training.
How often should I complete tower rescue training?
Tower rescue competency does not formally have an expiry date.
However, it is best practice to refresh your training every 12 months (or in line with your workplace procedures).
The “refresher” training is also a half-day course.
How often do you deliver tower rescue courses?
Tower rescue courses are scheduled upon request only.
Please contact our office at 1300 001 201 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your training needs and inquire about next available date options.
Where are your training centres?
Our Bendigo Training Facility is located at 10 Trantara Court, East Bendigo, VIC 3550
Our Perth Training Facility is located at 21 Joel Terrace, East Perth, WA 6004
How do I book in for a tower rescue course?
To book and enrol into a tower rescue course, please call our office at 1300 001 201 or send us an email to email@example.com
Can you provide tower rescue training within our workplace?
Yes! We can definitely deliver workplace training. Please give us a call at 1300 001 201 to discuss your training needs further and receive a quote for on-site training.
Do you take large group bookings for tower rescue training?
Currently, any courses delivered at our training facilities are capped at 10-12 students per class.
For on-site training, we may be able to deliver training to larger groups; however, that is dependent on the type of training being delivered and the size of the available facilities.
For group bookings, either at our training centres or at your site, please give us a call at 1300 001 201.
Please review the Learner Handbook as it provides important information in relation to your rights and responsibilities as a learner with ISH24
The health and wellbeing of our personnel and fellow students at ISH24 is our number one priority.
ISH24 will continue to deliver training in a face-to-face environment with the following measures in place:
- Face masks are available to all students.
- Additional hand sanitisation products are available to all visitors.
- Additional cleaning procedures are implemented at all training facilities.
- Ad hoc COVID-Safe measures might be implemented in response to rise in infections or based on recommendations from regulatory and governing bodies.
We ask that students also follow basic hygiene and safety precautions while completing training with ISH24.
We continue to closely monitor the constantly evolving situation surrounding coronavirus and will amend our service delivery procedures to stay in line with the advice of the Australian Government.
If you feel unwell the evening before the course, or on the morning of the course, please do not attend.
Please notify us that you will be unable to attend, by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message if you are calling outside of business hours on 1300 001 201
We thank everyone for their understanding and cooperation in this matter.
Any questions, please give us a call at 1300 001 201
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Head Office – Bendigo:
10 Trantara Court, East Bendigo, VIC 3550
East Perth Office:
21 Joel Terrace, East Perth, WA 6004
265 Forrest Street, Kalgoorlie, WA, 6430