Diamond is excited to announce the release of Undertake Road Crash Rescue Course (PUASAR024A) through their partnerships with Holmesglen Institute (Victoria) and North Coast Institute (TAFE NSW).

This unit covers the competency required to gain access to and extricate entrapped casualty/s from vehicles on the road such as cars, motorcycles, buses, trucks and semi-trailers while minimising the potential for further injury and preserving the integrity of evidence. 

This unit requires the responder to access entrapped casualty/s using a range of techniques and to operate specialist equipment to undertake the rescue.  This unit applies to a current or potential member of a rescue team.  This certification is nationally recognised.  

What are the career opportunities?

Employment in the Emergency services industries spanning government and private industry in sectors such as power and mining, oil and gas, maritime, defence and aviation etc.

Pre-requisites for this unit include PUAEME002C Manage injuries at emergency incident

OR HLTFA311A Apply first aid / PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation.

This course is covered over three (3) days incorporating theory (15%) and practical (75%) sessions including assessment.  Elements covered include:

Apply emergency care practices

Apply relevant road crash rescue techniques

Apply scene management procedures

Undertake initial (ongoing) scene assessment

Use rescue equipment in a range of situations

Wear appropriate PPE

Work in a multi-agency environment

Work in teams

Vehicle and machinery construction

Vehicle identification

Hazards in a road crash rescue environment

Environmental impacts

Road crash rescue equipment

Road crash rescue team formation

Incident scene – managing medical scenarios

Stabilisation techniques

Heavy vehicle rescue techniques

Battery isolation and airbag management

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Rescue team performance and standards

Rescue team safety and welfare

Patient handling

Rapid casualty access

Vehicle extrication (spreaders, rams, airbags and cutters etc.)

Rescue team roles and responsibilities

Diamond has the ability and resources to also conduct this specialised course anywhere in Australia and Asia Pacific at your very own site location.  Call us on 1300 669 155 or send an email to:  operations@diamondprotection.com to request further information.  Course calendars are available at www.diamondprotection.com  Other courses in Industrial Skills, Safety and Emergency / Rescue are available for your workplace requirements.