Vertical & Confined Space Rescue


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Vertical & Confined Space Rescue


PUASAR022 - Participate in a rescue operation
PUASAR025 - Undertake confined space rescue
PUASAR032 - Undertake vertical rescue


Vertical Rescue - 4 days (32 hours) face to face
Confined Space Rescue - 2 days (16 hours) face to face


Available on Request


Price upon enquiry


In all our locations!

Vertical & Confined Space Rescue Training Course Overview

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 Resources 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.

Target Audience

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

Course Delivery

Face to face training and assessment is conducted at one of Link Resources 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:

Sunshine Coast: 8 Technology Drive, Warana, QLD 4575

Brisbane: 18/229 Junction Road, Cannon Hill QLD 4170

Adelaide: Unit 4/77-79 Tapleys Hill Rd, Hendon SA 5014

Devonport: 226 Mill Road, Wesley Vale TAS 7307

Hobart: Glenorchy Football Club, 1A Anfield St, Glenorchy TAS 7010

Outcomes of Vertical & Confined Space Rescue Training

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).

Payment Options

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 or call (07) 5491 2144

Entry Requirements

All candidates must be literate in the English language (no interpreters allowed).

At enquiry, students can enter the program by expressing an interest and being sent an information pack that contains a booking notification and course information (Course Brochure). This interest process enables the RTO and client to work together to ensure the course is suitable for them and to identify any additional support needs & make adequate provisions.

PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit, HLTAID011 Provide first aid, HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, PUAFIR306 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident, PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation, PUAFIR210 Prevent injury are pre-requisites for Vertical & Confined Space Rescue training.

Link Resources requires all persons enrolling in this program to hold RIIWHS202E Enter and work in a confined space and RIIWHS204E 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.