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20536
Demonstrate awareness of rope rescue operations and hazards

This unit standard is for people who are required to respond to a rope rescue incident.

People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of rope rescue strategies

and related legislation; identify and describe the management of hazards associated with

rope rescue operations, and demonstrate use of an established edge-line;

and recognise and interpret signals and commands used in rope rescue operations.
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20537
Provide initial response at rope rescue incidents
This unit standard is for people who are required to respond to a rope rescue incident.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

demonstrate knowledge of equipment for rope rescue; establish simple fixed (load sharing) anchors

to support a rope rescue system; perform double line rope rescue

techniques to access patient in a high angle environment; and assess

and stabilise a patient in a high angle environment to prevent

further injury or trauma using the double line rope rescue technique.

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20538
Perform descender based rope rescue
This unit standard is for people who are required to respond to a rope rescue incident.

People credited with this unit standard are able to: carry out advanced descent

and ascent based techniques; and perform descender based rescue to

evacuate patient from high angle environment using double line technique.

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20539
Perform specialist rope rescues

This unit standard is for people who are required to respond to a rope rescue incident.

People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of equipment for specialist

rope rescue; prepare and rig a transfer device for high angle use, using double line technique;

and perform specialist rope rescue techniques to recover patient using raising,

lowering, and highline methods.


Rope Rescue


Fire Rescue First Response can provide the following

Rope Rescue Unit Standards