TWR2 TOWER VERTICAL RESCUE COURSE

RESCUE

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Tower VR course identifies the following units:

  • Select, use and maintain equipment for working at height
  • Conduct a risk assessment for work at height
  • Install an anchor system
  • Install & operate a hauling system (for rescue purposes)
  • Install & operate a lowering system (for rescue purposes)
  • Approach the work position using abseiling techniques
  • Demonstrate vertical mobility at height
  • Install a system of fall protection to enable movement in a vertical environment
  • Install & operate a single rope belay system to safeguard a person (for rescue purposes)
  • Work at height using a work positioning system
  • Respond to emergencies at height
  • Evacuate a person to safe ground using abseiling techniques

These units are delivered contextually within a framework of tower climbing skills & techniques.

Students receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment on successful completion of the training & assessment.

 

Duration

  • Site / job specific training: generally 3 days

  • Multi-site training: generally 3-4 days

 

Cost

Tower Climber programs are costed on a per instructor per day rate (plus incidentals). Please contact our office or see SAR Program Info for rates.

Minimum number of four students per course. The course fee covers training resources, course notes, all equipment, assessment, provision of certificates – log books – ID cards (where necessary), public liability insurance.

 

Enrolment

  • Must be at least 17 years of age

  • Speak, read and understand the English language (unless accompanied by a skilled translator)

  • Fit and healthy for working at height

 

Location

  • On-the-job or at a site that provides realistic workplace conditions.

 

Equipment

Existing personal (or workplace) equipment should be used for consistency, however SAR will supply the latest in tower access / rescue gear and PPE (personal protective equipment).

For supply of tower climbing & rescue gear as well as pre rigged rescue kits and other associated PPE go to the Adventure Pro Gear site located here.

 

Qualification

Statement of Attainment in Working at Height (Tower Rescue).

 

 

TWR2 Tower VR

 

 

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SAR - SAFETY ACCESS & RESCUE (A DIVISION OF ADVENTURE GUIDES)

+61 2 47 827722 | FX +61 2 47823322 | sar@adventureguides.com.au

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