6150-05 Level 3 Qualification in Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces: Water
The aim of this unit is to assess learners against the national standard in a realistic high risk environment preparing to work safely under emergency conditions; entering and exiting confined spaces safely; preparing to use appropriate respiratory protective equipment (RPE); using rescue equipment; following procedures and dealing with emergencies.
There is also a behavioural emphasis on the candidate undertaking the assessment in an efficient and safe manner.
The unit also requires the learner to demonstrate sufficient knowledge of emergency rescue and recovery of casualties from confined spaces through a mix of practical observation and written assessment.
Prepare to work safely in confined spaces under emergency conditions
Enter and exit confined spaces safely
Prepare and use breathing apparatus in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications
Use rescue equipment safely and in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions
Follow procedures and work safely
Deal with emergencies
Use appropriate behaviour for carrying out emergency rescue and recovery of casualties from confined spaces
Understand legislation governing for carrying out emergency rescue and recovery of casualties from confined spaces
Apply relevant industry standards for carrying out emergency rescue and recovery of casualties from confined spaces
This unit will be assessed by:
Direct observation of a rescue in a confined space
A written paper.