6150-05 Level 3 Qualification in Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces: Water

Course

6150-05 Level 3 Qualification in Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces: Water

Aim

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.

Learning outcomes

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

Assessment

This unit will be assessed by:

Direct observation of a rescue in a confined space

A written paper.

Validity

3 years