Pole Top Rescue Training

Course Dates

Sydney Safety Training Pole Top Rescue training is designed to train persons working at height on poles that support overhead electrical lines to affect a rescue of a work mate who is now suspended in their PPE.   The unit of competency issued is UETDRMP006.  This training will require the participant to climb the pole past the victim, establish a rescue system on the pole and the worker, release the worker from the device they are suspended by, and control lower that person to the ground.  At that point first aid and CPR can be administered.

 DurationGotcha Pole Top

Courses will commence at 0730am and you need to check in at 0720am please.

Course Pre Requisites

To attend pole top rescue training your staff need:

  1. A nationally accredited safe work at heights statement of attainment
  2. Current CPR Certificate (can be included in training day, see below)

Course Location –

Course will be conducted at our Villawood Training Centre



$1500 GST FREE for a group of up to 6 students

Training Outcome

Statement of Attainment –

UETDRMP006  Perform Pole Top Rescue

Pre-requisite units for above accreditation are also covered and issued on the training day.

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

UETDREL006 Work safely in the vicinity of live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

Issued through RTO Safety Training,  RTO #40992

 Course Content

 This course covers the following topics:

  • Pole Top Rescue equipment
  • Rescue preparation
  • Climbing the pole
  • Freeing the victim
  • Pole top resuscitation
  • Preparation for lowering
  • Lowering the victim
  • Descent from the pole top
  • Preparation for resuscitation
  • Resuscitation
  • Safety issues related to working at heights are covered, from how forces are generated in falls to correct selection and use of anchor points and height safety equipment.

Course Attendance Letter