This is the most sought after and recognised qualification for emergency response operatives (ERT’s) in Australia. This qualification reflects the role of emergency response and rescue team members working in the resources and infrastructure industries. It is designed for team members who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts, which involve some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services, or contingency measures. This course is designed to develop the skills of any persons wishing to excel in an Emergency Response Team (ERT) role. It is ideal for team members working within the mining, resources, and construction industries.
This qualification is nationally recognised and is the mining and resources industry standard, and essential for those employed or seeking employment within firefighting or emergency response and rescue fields and to be part of an ERT.
The RII30719Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue course involves a total of 14 units of competency, 5 core units and 9 electives which must be relevant to the current or intended working environment.
Your statement of Attainment in RII30719 – Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue does not have an expiry date. However, industry standards recommend retraining is undertaken every 2-5 years depending on industry experience, skills, and current competencies of the student. Therefore, only certain units of competency will need refreshing, and these can be booked with Parabellum International Training directly as individual courses.
Units in this qualification:
PUAEQU001 Prepare, maintain and test response equipment. Pre-Requisite Unit: PUAFIR210 Prevent Injury
PUAFIR306 Identify, detect, and monitor hazardous materials at an incident. Pre-Requisite Unit: PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
PUAFIR308 Employ personal protection at a hazardous materials incident. Pre-Requisite Unit: PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation. Pre-RequisiteUnit HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
PUASAR025 Undertake confined space rescue. Pre-RequisiteUnit PUAFIR306 Identify, detect, and monitor hazardous materials at an incident & PUASAR022 Participate in rescue operation
All pre-requisites will be covered in each course and delivered in order of necessity as to meet pre-requisites requirements.
The course is delivered by both theoretical and practical components and the units are taught by our expert trainers who have current and up to date experience with the fire and emergency response and rescue industry.
There is a combination of online self-paced learning and completion of assessments as well as face to face classroom theory and practical scenario activities assessments.
Students who attend and successfully complete and meet all assessment requirements of the certificate III in Emergency Response & Rescue will receive a national statement of attainment for the following units:
HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid
RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
RIIERR301E Respond to work site incidents
RIIRIS301E Apply Risk Management Process
RIIWHS201D Work Safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation
PUAFIR207 Operate Breathing Apparatus Open Circuit
PUAFIR306 Identify, Detect, and Monitor Hazardous Materials at an Incident
PUAFIR308 Employ personal protection at a hazardous materials incident.
RIIERR201E Conduct Fire Teams Operations
PUAFIR203 Respond to Urban Fire
RIIERR302E Respond to local emergencies and incidents
PUASAR025 Undertake Confined Space Rescue
PUAEQU001 Prepare, maintain, and test response equipment
Please note that PUASAR024 Undertake Road Crash Rescue & PUASAR032 Undertake Vertical Rescue is not included in our RII301719 Certificate III in Emergency Response & Rescue Course. These courses can be booked separately with Parabellum International Training.
A government issued photo identification and valid USI is required for course registration.
All students must undertake a language, literacy, numeracy, and digital literacy test before commencement of this course to ascertain if support is required to assist you into successfully meeting your goals.
Students must also possess the following:
Be physically fit and able to carry a minimum of 20kgs in weight