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6160-08 - City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Working as Member of a Rescue Team

6160-08 - City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Working as Member of a Rescue Team

Course Duration: 3 days - 24 guided learning hours 

Course Locations: Aberdeen, Glasgow, Middlesbrough, Castleford, Manchester, Wellingborough, Rainham, Heathrow, Southampton and Exeter. On-site training is available via our mobile confined space training trailers.

Course Aims

This course is designed to introduce delegates to the basics of rescue and recovery of casualties from Confined Spaces. It looks into emergency arrangements as set by legislation and employers, some of the equipment required to rescue a casualty and safety of the rescue team.

Note: A pre-requisite qualification is required to complete this course. Delegates must hold a valid City & Guilds 6160-03 qualification.

Theoretical Content
Theoretical Content
  • Types of emergencies in confined spaces
  • Risk management including dynamic risk assessment
  • Raising the alarm and communication
  • Considerations for assisted rescue response
  • Casualty handover and debrief
Practical Content
Practical Content
  • Rescue equipment pre and post-use checks and safe operation 
  • Dynamic risk assessment of situation and need for entry 
  • Casualty assessment and first aid considerations
  • Casualty handling and extraction
  • Post-rescue actions including decontamination


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