Vertical & Confined Space Rescue Program

Unit Codes & Titles

PUAFIR215 Prevent injury
PUAEME001B Provide emergency care
PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
PUAFIR316 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident
PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation
PUASAR025A Undertake confined space rescue
PUASAR032A Undertake vertical rescue


7 days (56 hours) face to face

+ pre course learning

Corporate Course Fee

$12,565 for up to 8 students

Public Course Fee

$1,395 per person

Public Course Dates (Sunshine Coast)

March: 4 to 8

April: 1 to 5

May: 13 to 17

Public Course Dates (Brisbane)

March: 11 to 15

April: 8 to 12

May: 20 to 24

Public Course Dates (Gladstone)

Upon enquiry

This vertical & confined space rescue program is designed for anyone who may be required to perform rope-based rescues to extract injured personnel from the many different forms of confined spaces and heights. Link Resources Training provides a very high level of delivery by extremely experienced emergency services instructors who will perform practical rescue scenarios on a holistic level, or that are relevant to your work site. Although Link Resources Training will deliver both theoretical and practical training, a majority of this package will be spent hands on.

Link Recourses Training use a wide range of equipment, and depending on the personnel’s specific requirements our trainers will use many types of rescue methods applicable at the site.

Further to Confined Space and Vertical Rescue, this package will also include theoretical and practical training for casualty care, injury prevention, safety / job hazard analysis and much more.

This course is targeted at those who may find themselves in the extremely high risk situation of rescuing personnel out of a confined space. This audience may be (but not limited to) one of the following:

  • Mine sites
  • Oil & gas rigs
  • Refineries
  • Power stations
  • Ships and vessels
  • Manufacturing facilities

Students are required to complete Pre Course Learning for these Units of Competency.

Upon booking students will receive an email Booking Confirmation with the Student Manual and Pre Course Questionnaire attached. The student shall read the Student Manual and complete the Pre Course Questionnaire prior to the course commencement. These Pre Course Questionnaires will be reviewed by the Trainer / Assessor upon commencement of training.

Face to face training and assessment is conducted at one of Link Resources Training purpose built training facilities. Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.


Link Resources Training Facilities

9 Tandem Av,

Warana QLD 4575

4/31 Henry St,

Loganholme QLD 4129

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Link Resources Training Pty Ltd (RTO 45483).

Please see the Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy below in Student Information for all details on Payments for your course.

Payment can be made via direct bank transfer, eftpos, cash or cheque. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email [email protected] or call 0730365249.

Link Resources requires all persons enrolling in this program to hold HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, HLTAID003 Provide first aid, RIIWHS202D Enter and work in a confined space and RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights prior to commencing this program.

All persons enrolling on this program must be physically capable of carrying over 10kg on the back (SCBA) for extended periods, be capable of climbing, running and carrying / dragging heavy objects.

Training & Education Pathways: After achieving these units of competency students may undertake a range of associated health and emergency response units and qualifications.

Employment Pathways: After achieving these units of competency students may seek employment or additional responsibilities as a Emergency Service Officers in the resources or civil industries.

Registered Training Organisation

This course and all related training and assessment services are delivered by Link Resources Training Pty Ltd (RTO Provider Number 45483).

Student Information

See Link Resources Student Handbook
See Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy
See Link Resources Complaints or Appeals Policy

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the acknowledgement of a persons current skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience.

Credit Transfer (CT) is the granting of credit to an individual for units of competency / modules previous completed.

Please email [email protected] or call 0730365249 for a RPL Application Form and RPL Kit or Credit Transfer Application Form.

Equipment & PPE requirements

Link Resources supply all equipment necessary for all students to undertake training and encourage students to bring along their own relevant equipment, procedures and other information.

For our public courses at our purpose built training facilities trainees must wear suitable clothing (t-shirt, pants and closed in footwear as a minimum).

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