Public Courses

Our Nationally Accredited Public Training courses cater for compliance training requirements in the workplace and include Provide First Aid, Provide CPR, Manual Handling, Emergency Warden, Fire Awareness, Working at Heights, Confined Space Entry and Low Voltage Rescue.

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COVID 19

Risk Response + Rescue as both an employer and training organisation continues to monitor the progress of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) within Australia and follows all recommendations and warnings issued by the Australian Government Department of Health.

In line with this, we are proud to advise our compliance based courses are now available to an even greater amount of people through a combination of online facilitation, self paced modules and practical assessments where necessary and required.

We also continue to provide support and essential training for our clients as needed by implementing further safety precautions to ensure the safety of everyone. increased hygiene practices and precautions in line with Australian Government Department of Health recommendations.

This includes:

  • Pre-qualification participant questionnaire and screening on entry
  • Issue of personal protective equipment and sanitisation available for each participant
  • Sanitisation and washing of all program equipment
  • Increased cleaning of training facility
  • Social distancing measures including facilitation in open areas
  • Reduced class sizes
  • Reasonable adjustment for CPR assessments

Please contact us to discuss your requirements and availability of training in the local Wollongong Training facility and onsite as required.

Whether your training needs to be met online or face to face we continue to ensure training is interactive facilitated by highly qualified and experienced trainers, assessors and subject matter experts who bring real life experience to the training environment.

Provide First Aid


This program provides the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. It also includes the skills and knowledge required to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines and operation of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in an emergency.


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Provide CPR


This program covers the knowledge and skills required to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines and the safe operation of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in an emergency.


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Height Safety


This program provides an overview of safe systems of work at heights using the risk management hierarchy of controls.


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Confined Space


This course is designed for persons who are required to enter and work in confined spaces. This course does not train or assess competency in breathing apparatus.


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Low Voltage Rescue + CPR


The Low Voltage Rescue component of this program covers the skills and knowledge required for a person to be able to carry out a risk assessment of an electrically hazardous situation and perform low voltage rescue procedures without hazard to themselves or others.


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Breathing Apparatus


This program covers the knowledge and skills required for the competent operation and maintenance of breathing apparatus equipment in an irrespirable atmosphere.


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Confined Space Reassessment


This course is designed for persons who are required to enter and work in confined spaces. This course does not train or assess competency in breathing apparatus.


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Chainsaw Operations


Trim, Cross Cut and Rip is an introductory or base level program that covers equipment maintenance, cutting felled trees in work settings and emergency, risk and hazard response procedures.


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Hazard Analysis + Issue Work Permits


This program provides the skills and knowledge to identify the need for work permits, preparations for authorised work, raise and issue work permits and monitor the scope of works.


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Vertical Rescue


Vertical rescue requires operators to correctly identify and use suitable access and recovery equipment combined with protocols to provide emergency response options in the case of an accident at heights or depths.


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Road Accident Rescue


This program requires operators to manage scene safety and use suitable stabilisation and extraction equipment combined with protocols to provide emergency response and casualty management options in the case of a vehicle or heavy plant accident.


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Certificate II in Medical Services First Response


This highly practical and interactive program provides the knowledge and skills for Medical Service Responders who require the ability to respond, assess, manage, extricate and transport persons involved in traumatic and life threatening incidents in rural and remote situations.


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Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)


This highly practical and interactive program provides the knowledge and skills required by responders to perform a range of varied activities such as structural fire fighting, responding to rescue incidents involving hazardous materials and working safely around aircraft in a rotary wing context.


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Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting Operations)


This highly practical and interactive program provides the knowledge and skills required by responders to perform a range of varied activities such as respond to wildfire, participate in prescribed burning and community safety. Ideal for persons operating as part of a firefighting team, responding to disasters and/or incidents that endanger life, property and the environment.


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