UCSR SM – Undertake Confined Space Rescue Skills Maintenance
Maintain Your Confined Space Rescue Skills
ERGT Australia’s Undertake Confined Space Rescue Skills Maintenance (UCSR SM) course is designed for personnel working in industrial environments who may be required to act as first responders in situations where a rescue is necessary. These industrial environments could include onshore and offshore locations potentially isolated from external emergency services.
These personnel may hold roles within Emergency Response Teams (ERTs), within volunteer organisations or as part of a designated role within an organisations structure. Individuals are expected to be experienced workers from the Oil & Gas industry sector with exposure to facility/company induction process.
This course is available through corporate group bookings at our Perth, Melbourne & Darwin Safety Training Centres. Please enquire for more information.
The learning outcomes for this course are outlined below:
- Prepare for confined space rescue operation
- Assess and manage confined space rescue
- Determine location and condition of casualties
- Gain entry to confined space
- Remove casualties
- Conclude rescue operations
ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
Evidence of the following prior Certification must be provided to ERGT for verification prior to course commencement:
PUASAR025A Undertake confined space rescue or equivalent
MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus or equivalent
MSMPER205 Enter confined space or equivalent
Medical and Health Standards
A medical certificate is not required for this course, however a health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.
A government issued photo identification is required for course registration.
Please read AS/NZS 1715 Appendix B: Facial Seal of Respirators. You will not be able to meet competency if you do not comply with the requirements of the standard. Please contact ERGT if you require further clarification.
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years.