Tower Rescue - PUASAR022A 032A

Tower Rescue


  • Full: $600
  • CITB: $375 


  • 16 hours / 2 days


  • 8:00am - 4:30pm

Units of Competency:

  • PUASAR022A – Participate in Rescue Operation
  • PUASAR032A – Undertake Vertical Rescue

Course Objective:

  • To provide the participant with the skills and knowledge to undertake Tower Rescue.

Course Content:

  • Relevant Legislation and AS4488 & AS1891.4
  • Selection and use of vertical rescue equipment
  • Incident scene management
  • Software theory, harnesses and ropes
  • Knots and hitches
  • Anchor points
  • Suspension trauma
  • Abseiling skills
  • Pick off rescues


  • Theory Exam
  • Practical Exam

Course Award:

  • Statement of Attainment

Course Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of Work Safely at Heights course
  • Ability to use and understand basic English
  • Able to work at heights
  • Successful completion of PUAEME001B Provide emergency care or HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support or HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

Recommended and Preferred:

  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • If you intend to use this training pursuant to Regulation 161, sub paragraph 4b of the SA WHS Regulations 2012, you may need to have done resuscitation and rescue within the last 12 months
  • This course is run in conjunction with Fire Training and Safety Services (RTO Code 6691) who conducts the training and assessment. The Statement of Attainment for PUASAR022A – Participate in Rescue Operation & PUASAR032A – Undertake Vertical Rescue will be issued by the Construction Industry Training Centre (CITC)

Please Note:

  • All students will need a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to receive their certificates and or cards. Click here to apply for your USI or bring your ID (Driver's Licence, Passport, Medicare Card, Birth Certification or Immicard) on the first day of training to apply at CITC. For more information, go to 

Need More Information or Want To Make A Group Booking:

  • Still have questions about the course or need to make a group onsite or offsite booking (Corporate Course). Send an enquiry via the Course Enquiry button below, telephone (08) 8301 4500 or via our Contact Us page 

Ready to Enrol:

  • Simply click the Enrol Now button below to complete an online enrolment form. The CITC will get back to you promptly to advise the outcome of your online enrolment or should we require further information from you. Or alternatively, please telephone (08) 8301 4500 to speak to an Enrolments Officer

***The CITC advises that course dates and times are subject to change and course enrolments are subject to availability. 

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CodeCourseLocationStart DateFinish Date
PUASAR022A 032A Tower Rescue Construction Industry Training Centre 28-08-2017 29-08-2017