Why Choose Harness?

Harness is a leader in safety training and a major player in labour hire across a diverse range of mid-high risk environments and industries. With over a decade of operation, zero non-conformance issues since our inception as a Registered Training Organisation, we now train over 8,000 personnel each year – consistently supplying our clients with compliant, well-trained and safe employees. Through our rigorous training and passionate instructors, it is our vision to prevent fatalities and injuries, minimise down-time and reduce associated costs to individuals, to families, and to businesses.

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Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
15 & 16 November 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm BRISBANE 4
Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
8 & 9 December 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm TOOWOOMBA 4
Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
15 & 16 November 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm BRISBANE 4
Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
8 & 9 December 2021 08:00 am - 04:30 pm TOOWOOMBA 4


Heights Rescue Training is designed to enable trainees to work effectively at heights. Training is focused on:

  • Methods of accessing the work position
  • Using double hook lanyards
  • Using fixed ropes or fixed ladders (on communications towers)
  • Mobility at height
  • Work positioning methods
  • Abseiling techniques
  • Rescue techniques (self-rescue and "pick-off" techniques)

On completion of this course the participant will be issued with a Statement of Attainment:

  • PUAEME001 - Provide emergency care 
  • PUAFIR210 - Prevent injury 
  • PUASAR022 - Participate in a Rescue Operation 
  • RIIWHS204D - Work safely at heights

Training is designed to be realistic and customised to suit your particular work situation (e.g. communications towers, energy transmission towers, or chair-lifts). This course is suitable for anyone who has the requirement to access rigs, towers or poles of any kind within their work.


PLEASE NOTE: Participants must have completed the following in order to undertake this course: 

Learning Outcomes:

  • PUAEME001B – Provide emergency care
  • PUAFIR210 - Prevent injury
  • PUASAR022A – Participate in a rescue operation
  • RIIWHS204D - Work safely at heights

Learning Methods:

Alongside our deeply experienced and passionate trainers, Harness has cutting edge technology that can replicate the conditions encountered when rescuing personnel from a height. With major simulators in both Toowoomba and Brisbane, we have both the technology and the experience to ensure that participants leave our course with all they require.

This nationally accredited Heights Rescue Training Course is designed for personnel whom may be required to perform one on one – top down rappel rescues from towers, cranes, rigs or similar platforms.

This training course develops the skills of personnel to complete a complex rope rescue on their own using rope rescue equipment and tower climbing equipment. This training provides personnel with training to combat various types of onsite emergencies. Following the training course, the emergency response team shall be capable of responding and controlling various rope rescue on-site emergencies.

Course Content

The Harness Gas Test Atmospheres training includes: 

Heights Rescue Course Content includes;
  • Falls from height regulations 
  • Software theory: Harness, ropes etc. 
  • Hardware theory 
  • Life rescue knots and hitches 
  • Anchor points / anchor systems
  • Suspension trauma 
  • Rappelling skills 
  • Rescue team ethos and ideals 
  • Lowering and raising systems 
  • Patient handling 
  • 'Pick off' rescues 
  • Safety officer and team 
  • Leader roles and responsibilities 

Contact us on  1800 HARNESS ( 61 7 3292 0700) or email admin@harnessenergy.com.au today to find out more!

You can view our terms and conditions and student handbook here before making a decision to train with us.