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Confined Space Rescue Course

Course Description

This program provides the knowledge and skills for conducting a confined space rescue, building on previous confined space and rescue training and experience to enable responders to perform the necessary tasks associated with rescue operations.

Units of Competency

  • PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation
  • PUASAR025 Undertake confined space rescue
  • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury
  • PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

Course Outline

  • Accessing a casualty in a confined space
  • Search and rescue
  • Casualty care
  • Casualty extrication
  • Moving a stretcher in three dimensions
  • Monitor gas atmospheres

Mode of Delivery

This course will be delivered via face to face at one of our leading facilities.

For group bookings we can deliver this course at your location (click “Get a Quote” to find out more).


This course is scheduled for:

3 days of face-to-face learning and assessment

Pre-Requisite and Entry Requirements

Students must hold certification for the following units of competency for enrolment into this course and must supply their credential at the time of enrolment:

  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • PUAFIR306 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident

Students holding a previous certification for the units of competency and are seeking recognition must supply their credential at the time of enrolment.

Students must have language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN) to interpret and apply relevant information to commence learning in this program. An LLN assessment may be conducted upon receipt of enrolment application to ensure each student has the appropriate level of skills required to undertake this course.

PUAFIR210 Prevent injury is a formal prerequisite for PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit and is covered within the program.

PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation is a formal prerequisite for PUASAR025 Undertake confined space rescue and is covered within the program.

Note: Individuals within the fire sector must hold HLTAID011 Provide First Aid and PUAFIR306 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident for entry into this course. If you do not hold HLTAID011 please Contact Us before enrolling. 


Students who successfully complete this course and demonstrate competence will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment under the Australian Qualifications Framework. The certification will be issued by Risk Response and Rescue (RTO 90774).


  • $1,500 per person 
  • For group bookings please click “Get a Quote” to find out more or Contact Us.

Course Inclusions

All course materials, handouts and personal protective equipment will be provided.

Student Requirements

Students must wear appropriate clothing and footwear when attending face-to-face sessions.

Refer to the Participant Information Handbook for information about our policies and procedures.

Additional Information

For more information on the dangers of confined space Read Here

*Learning and assessment hours will vary depending on your existing skills, underpinning knowledge and prior experience and your commitment to your learning and practical application of activities.