Vertical Rescue

Vertical rescue training situation

Undertake vertical rescue course is designed to develop knowledge, skills and abilities in vertical rescue environments such as:

  • Towers
  • Structures
  • Cliffs
  • Mines

These workplace safety courses are designed to build the abilities of the participants to a sufficient level for them to perform effectively as an individual and as a key member of a vertical rescue team.

In this course participants learn a variety of skills including:

  • Safe use and maintenance of equipment
  • Establishing and maintaining safe anchor systems
  • Establishing vertical rescue systems
  • Ascending
  • Descending
  • Rescue
  • Rope techniques
  • Casualty care

Course Enrolment Details



It is recommended that all participants have successfully completed a Work safely at heights course prior to undertaking the vertical rescue course.

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