Direct Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces ( Not expected to enter but could do if required )

Code: WUK07-6160-07 (Candidates must hold the 6160-03 high risk certification & 6160-08  Working as a member of a rescue  and recovery team at confinrd spaces [Entrant Only])
Duration: 1 Day Course
Price (Per Person):

For persons who directs the activities of a team for rescue and recovery of casualties from within the confined space in the event of an emergency. This may include rescue team leader, coordinator, entry controller/top person or supervisor in relation to rescue and recovery of casualties, planning and prepairing for emergency operations, mobalising rescue teams, directing and monitoring rescue activities, reporting and securing sites after incidents or emergencies. 

The aim of this course is to reflect the national occpational standard for directing emergency rescues and recovery of casualties from confined spaces,

As a pre-requisite to this course candidates must have gained accreditation on a City & Guilds (NOS) 6150-03 event.

Learning Outcomes / Course Content

  • Following the outcomes of the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 
  • Undertaking dynamic risk assessments throughout operations maintaining the control of risks and hazards
  • Plan and prepare emergency operations for a rescue team
  • Mobilise a rescue team and direct entry and exit to the confined space
  • Monitor a rescue team to ensure procedures are followed
  • Understand the principles of working as a rescue team leader
  • Understand the rescue team leader duties and responsibilities
  • Understand the use of acronyms SMEAC, JESSIP (Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Principles METHANE.
  • Understand the importance and use of 'What 3 words'
  • First Aid and handover to emergency services
  • Secure the site for post-incident investigation 


Training Information:

Pre-requisites: 6160-03 & 6160-08

The course comprises 1 day of training and assessment.Candidates should bring their own safety footwear, coveralls, hard hat and gloves for the practical exercises.
This course makes use of all equipment and includes practical exercises in confined space simulations. This is a physically demanding course and delegates (as a minimum requirement) must complete a medical honesty questionaire or be in possession of a medical certificate issued by a Doctor or Occuppational Nurse.


Training Certification:
City & Guilds question papers and practical assessment observation checklists will be submitted upon assessment completion and certificates will be issued subject to final verification.

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