Tower Rescue


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2 days


Onsite or at our training facility. Mobile training trailer available in some states.



Why Choose This Course

This training course develops the skills of rescue personnel to complete complex tower rescue procedures from tower structures that may include electricity supply industry (ESI) towers or telecommunications radio structures.
It covers the skills and knowledge required to undertake risk management processes, adhere to safety practices, use rigging equipment and climb to perform rescue operations, training participants to combat various types of onsite emergencies.
It also covers mandatory requirements of rescue from an ESI tower and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions.
Following the training course, the emergency response team shall be capable of responding and controlling various rope rescue on-site emergencies, as such this rescue focused course is not designed for general “Tower” workers.


  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation

FSA Entry Requirements:

  • A sufficient level of fitness to complete the course
  • Appropriate safety footwear and PPE Clothing
  • PPE Clothing appropriate to site requirements
  • USI that can be verified to ensure release of Statement of Attainment
  • Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course.
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid * and HLTAID001 Provide Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation **or equivalent as per

Evidence of each participant holding the above competency must be provided prior to entry into the course. Where the participant fails to provide the entry requirement Units of Competency evidence, no Statement of Attainment will be awarded

Course Content:

  • AS4488 & AS1891.4 – Falls from height regulations
  • Hardware theory
  • Life rescue knots & hitches
  • Anchor points / anchor systems
  • Suspension trauma
  • Rappelling skills
  • Rescue team ethos & ideals
  • Lowering & raising systems
  • Patient handling
  • ‘Pick off’ rescues
  • Safety officer & team leader roles & responsibilities

Group Size:



2 days


Onsite or at our training facility


Public and corporate courses available in most States & Territories

Course Codes:

  • PUASAR022 Participate in a rescue operation
  • UETTDRRF04 Perform tower rescue
  • ICTTCR203 Use safe rigging practices to climb and perform rescues on telecommunications network structures
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Corporate training packages

Would you like group training for your employees? Click here to enquire and we will contact you, or call 1300 88 55 30 so we can tailor a training course for your organisation.

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Tower Rescue 22 November 2021 - 23 November 2021 08:30 am - 04:30 pm WINGFIELD - SA 2 $650.00
Tower Rescue 22 November 2021 - 23 November 2021 08:30 am - 04:30 pm CANNING VALE - WA 6 $650.00
Tower Rescue 14 & 15 February 2022 08:00 am - 04:00 pm SALISBURY 8 $650.00

More Information

Read answers to some commonly asked questions about this course below. Alternatively, you can visit our general FAQs page, our Resources page or email us via the form below..

Before enrolling into this training course, please download and read the Course Participant Handbook.

Access to FSA’s dedicated customer support.

Qualified and experience trainers.

  • On successful completion of the training you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency listed above.

This course will benefit various careers including:

  • Work Health and Safety Manager
  • Workplace Manager
  • Floor Manager
  • Department Manager
  • HR Manager
  • Safety Practitioner
  • Supervisor or management position in certain industries
  • Security Officers
  • Building Managers
  • Office Managers
  • Hotel or Restaurant Managers
  • Safety & Emergency Managers
  • Education Professionals
  • Team Leaders

Here are 4 reasons why you should choose Fire & Safety Australia for all of your safety training and safety consultancy requirements:

  • Parking is available on site
  • Tea & coffee is provided
  • What to wear: Closed toe shoes and clothing that may get dirty
  • What to bring: Pen and paper

Course Pricing: 650

Payment Methods: All credit cards, direct deposit, cheque or cash are accepted. We also offer payment instalments.

Can we combine various courses or multiple staff members into a training package? Yes companies can add other FSA courses into a training package, or enrol multiple attendees to save money.

Contact us via the enquiry form below for more information.


Public courses

  • 2 business day “cooling off period”
  • More than 5 business days - no charge
  • 5 business days or less - 50% of course fee
  • 24 hours from start time - no refund


Corporate group

  • 2 business day “cooling off period”
  • Transferred / cancelled more than 5 business days prior to course date - no charge
  • Transferred / cancelled 5 business days or less prior to course date - 50% of course fee
  • Transferred / cancelled 24 hours from start time - no refund / full course charge


When transferring an enrolment from one course date to another the following charges will apply:

  • Transferred 5 business days prior to course date - no charge
  • Transferred 5 business days or less prior to course date - 50% of course fee
  • Transferred 24 hours from start time - no refund / full course charge
  • Name changes to the booked course - 5 business days or less prior to the course date will incur a $50.00 + GST fee per name change

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