Providing you with the experience and skills to develop adequate measures to manage various disaster risks through the involvement of all the stakeholders.

This course teaches the skills and knowledge required to participate in rescue operations as a member of a rescue team for a wide range of rescue and environmental situations, which may include industrial, rural, and extreme environmental conditions.

Foundation skills required

Foundation skills are the underpinning communication skills required for participation in the workplace, the community and in adult education and training.

  • Learning – to learn to undertake rescue activities
  • Reading – in order to read and understand work-related tasks, documentation, policies, procedures and manufacturer instructions to make accurate reports.
  • Writing – in order to make reports and complete forms
  • Oral communication – to employ reporting, communication and information-gathering techniques Other foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit