WORKING AS A MEMBER OF A RESCUE & RECOVERY TEAM IN CONFINED SPACES
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This Level 3 award is for anyone who needs to work as a member of a rescue and recovery team in confined spaces. It includes preparing to carry out emergency activities, entering and exiting confined spaces safely, using emergency equipment, casualty recovery and handling devices in accordance with manufacturers' specifications, rescuing and recovering casualties, following procedures, and working safely.
It is available as a City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Working as a Member of a Rescue and Recovery Team in Confined Spaces 6160-08 for an additional fee of £60.
All delegates must have completed a High Risk Confined Spaces course and hold a valid certificate - if completing the City &Guilds accredited course, this needs to be a City & Guilds certificate.
Due to the nature of the training course and the emphasis placed on communication, there is only a provision for the assessments to be undertaken in English. Therefore, candidates for this type of training must be able to understand and speak the English language.
During this highly practical course, delegates will learn about job roles and responsibilities when working as part of a rescue and recovery team, along with procedures for dealing with emergencies, incidents and near misses. This includes the importance of following procedures and methods for rescue team working, and procedures for dealing with emergencies that could occur during rescue operations.
By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
- Oversee safety checks of the entry and rescue team prior to works commencing
- Enter and exit confined spaces safely as part of a rescue and recovery team
- Use equipment and tools safely
- Follow procedures and work safely as a member of a rescue and recovery team
- Understand the principals of working as a part of a rescue and recovery team
- Understand standard protocols for working in rescue and recovery teams
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This course is taught by highly experienced instructors. All our trainers have worked in hazardous environments – so they understand the issues and working conditions a delegate may face at work.
Many of our trainers are also real-life rescuers who have been part of emergency operations in the UK and around the world.
The Level 3 Award in Working as a Member of a Rescue and Recovery Team in Confined Spaces aligns with City & Guilds 6160-08 award.
The training course will conclude with a written test and practical assessment. On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive either an MRS or, for an additional fee, a City and Guilds 6160 Certificate.
Certification lasts for 3 years.
There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course with an instructor to candidate ratio of 1:6.