Heights Rescue

Course code: HRES
Investment: $790.00
Duration: 2 Day Course

Course Details


Heights Rescue is a 2 day nationally accredited course delivered at our state of the art training facility. Working from heights is a requirement for a number of industries. Whether you are an employee in the gas sector or an assistant in an agribusiness, the chances are you will at some stage undertake work from a height.

However, falls are a major hazard that can lead to serious injury and even death. Fall hazards are found in a number industries and includes undertakings such as working on a roof to accessing a silo. Even ground level work can include fall hazards, with holes, trenches and pits exposing workers to danger.

As such, workers need to have the right skills and experience to ensure that safety measures are not only in place but are also followed. At Harness, we understand that the risk of a fall is a serious concern.

In response, our heights rescue course focuses on transferring the skillset needed for individuals to conduct rescue operations if the need arises.

Please note: Participants must have completed the following in order to undertake this course:

Harness Heights Rescue Training - Why Train with Harness?
Harness Heights Rescue Training – Why Train with Harness?

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course students will receive a Statement of Attainment for:

RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights

PUASAR022A – Participate in a rescue operation

PUAEME001B – Provide emergency care

PUAFIR215 – Prevent injury

Program Benefits

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.

Learning Methods

The mode of delivery for this course is face to face in a classroom environment as well as significant practical elements outside of the classroom.

Course Content

Heights Rescue course content includes:

  • Falls From Height Regulations
  • Software Theory: Harness, Ropes etc
  • Hardware Theory
  • Life Rescue Knots & Hitches
  • Anchor Points / Anchor Systems
  • Suspension Trauma
  • Rappelling Skills
  • Rescue Team Ethos & Ideals
  • Lowering & Raising Systems
  • Patient Handling
  • ‘Pick Off’ Rescues
  • Safety Officer & Team
  • Leader Roles & Responsibilities

Further Information

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.