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Confined Space Rescue



This program provides the knowledge and skills for conducting a confined space rescue.

It builds on previous confined space and rescue training and experience to enable responders to perform the necessary tasks associated with rescue operations.


  • 3 days


  • PUASAR025 Undertake confined space rescue
  • PUASAR022* Participate in a rescue operation
  • PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
  • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury
  • Note: HLTAID003 and PUAFIR306 are not trained and assessed as part of the program unless required for a specific cohort.  


The unit of competency PUASAR025 Undertake confined space rescue contains the below pre-requisite units when learners are working or looking to work in the fire sector or are completing the unit of competency as part of a fire qualification. The fire sector is those sections of government departments, statutory authorities or organisations that have responsibility under jurisdictional arrangements for the delivery of firefighting and fire management services.

It is essential that the prerequisite units listed below are obtained prior to the issuance of this unit to individuals within the fire sector or the units contributing to the attainment of a fire qualification.

PUAFIR306 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident

 > PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

        > PUAFIR210 Prevent Injury

PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation

 > HLTAID003 Provide first aid