Courses Height Safety Training

Vertical Rescue Training


Vertical Rescue Training Course

Vertical Rescue Training equips you with the necessary skills to conduct safe and efficient rescues at height. Enrol now and become a hero in times of emergency.


If you need to undertake rescue operations at heights, you need to follow this course. The course will help you understand how to do the job correctly. You can understand how to support rescue operations in different environments and situations.  

National Units of Competency

  • PUASAR032 Undertake Vertical Rescue
  • PUASAR022 Participate in Rescue Operations

Course Duration

The course duration will be 4 days. 


The course will cost $1,050 per person to complete. 

Course Overview

This course on vertical rescue training will help you understand how to prepare and respond to virtual rescue missions. You will be able to complete the job correctly without compromising your safety with the knowledge you gain. 

Vertical Rescue Course Content

This course will cover the following aspects of vertical rescue: 

  • Equipment compliance requirements
  •  Life rescue hitches and knots 
  •  Knowledge of how to manage harnesses and ropes
  •  Anchor points and anchor systems
  •  Lowering and raising systems 
  •  Suspension trauma
  •  Line ascension skills
  •  Stretcher escorting
  •  Patient handling
  •  Rescue team ethos 
  •  Safety officer roles and Responsibilities
  •  Team leader roles and Responsibilities
  •  Pick off rescue


  • Preparing and responding to vertical rescue
  •  Assessing rescue scene
  •  Establishing vertical rescue systems
  •  Performing vertical rescue
  •  Terminating vertical rescue operations

Course Outline

Vertical Rescue Training will help you to assess the rescue scene and come up with a plan to proceed with the job. You can also understand how to establish vertical rescue systems. Moreover, you will gain knowledge on how to perform vertical rescue successfully from the course. 

Group Size:

Vertical Rescue Training Course requires a minimum number of 4 participants and a maximum number of 10 participants. 


3/94 Delta Street, Geebung, Brisbane, or training may also be conducted at client’s venue upon request

Why Choose This Course

If your job requires you to attend to vertical rescue missions, you need to know how to do it correctly. This is where you can follow this course. You can learn how to complete the course while taking appropriate safety measures. Moreover, you can get to know about compliance laws as you follow the course as well. Then you can stick to the compliance laws and complete your work safely. We have other courses Work Safely At Heights BasicWork At Height Advanced etc.


Vertical Rescue Training Course is suitable for individuals or teams requiring training to plan efficient and effective Vertical Rescues. Upon successful completion of the course, all certified trainees will have the ability to rescue personnel needing assistance at a height. Vertical Horizonz also offers a wide range of courses that you can explore to gain further knowledge.


  • Ensuring safety at heights.
  •  Adhering to compliance standards.
  •  Skill development to work on verticle rescue missions 
  •  Enhancing teamwork and communication
  •  Confidence boosting and ensuring readiness to work at heights 
  •  Career Advancement 
  •  Personal fulfilment 


Requirement to demonstrate a level of written and spoken English to do this: Equivalent to Level 1 English communication skills. Attendees must have previous experience Working at Heights.


The programme trainers are all experienced practical people. They speak everyday workplace language and have a wealth of real-life examples to share with trainees. Trainees are encouraged to ‘have a go’ in a supportive, safe environment.

Location: 3/94 Delta Street, Geebung, Brisbane, or training may also be conducted at client's venue upon request

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