The Undertake Road Crash Rescue Course involves two units of competency:
PUASAR022 Participate in a Rescue Operation
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to participate in rescue operations as a member of a rescue team; it underpins specialist rescue operations and includes gaining access to and extricating casualties from vehicles that have crashed on the road such as cars, motorcycles, buses, vans, tracks and semi-trailers whilst minimising the potential for further injury and preserving the integrity of evidence. This includes a wide range of rescue and environmental situations which may incorporate industrial, rural, bush and extreme environmental conditions.
Typically, personnel performing these roles have completed induction or recruitment training and are commencing work as a member of an operational team.
It is applicable to personnel from the emergency services, volunteer organisations and/or associated industries.
- Prepare and respond to rescue
- Contribute to a risk assessment at the scene
- Perform rescue
- Conclude rescue operations
PUASAR024 Undertake Road Crash Rescue
This unit of competency involved the skills and knowledge required to gain access to and extricate casualties from vehicles that have crashed on the road, such as cars, motorcycles, buses, vans, tracks and semi-trailers, whilst minimising the potential for further injury and preserving the integrity of evidence.
The unit is applicable to members of rescue teams and requires responders to access casualties using a range of techniques, and to operate specialist equipment to undertake the rescue.
- Prepare and respond to road crash rescue
- Establish and maintain rescue scene safety
- Manage casualties
- Remove casualties from vehicle
- Conclude road crash rescue operations