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State Rescue Board endorses minimum training standards for general land rescue with 2 year implementation

On 7 March 2013, the State Rescue Board endorsed the minimum training standards for general land rescue.

Minimum Training Standards

General Land Rescue Accreditation Version 2.0 – January 2013
  • PUACOM001C Communicate in the workplace
  • PUACOM002B Provide services to clients
  • PUALAW001B Protect and preserve incident scene
  • PUAOHS001C Follow defined occupational health and safety policies and procedures
  • PUAOHS002B Maintain safety at an incident scene
  • PUAOPE002B Operate communication systems and equipment
  • PUASAR024A Undertake road crash rescue
  • PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation
  • PUASAR023A Participate in an urban search and rescue Category 1
  • PUASAR026A Undertake industrial & domestic rescue
  • PUATEA001B Work in a team
  • PUATEA004D Work effectively in a public safety organisation

In addition to the above competencies, all general land rescue operators must hold a nationally recognised senior first aid certificate.

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