Course Code and Title: PUASAR024 Undertake Road Crash Rescue

Award Issued: Statement of Attainment for PUASAR024 Undertake Road Crash Rescue 


  • PUAEME002C Manage injuries at emergency incident OR
  • HLTFA301C Apply first aid
  • Includes PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation

Recertification: Recommended to do skills refresher at least yearly

Duration: 40 Hours

Course Description: This unit covers the competency required to gain access to and extricate entrapped casualty/s from vehicles travelling on the road such as cars, motorcycles, buses, trucks and semi-trailers while minimising the potential for further injury and preserving the integrity of evidence. This unit requires the responder to access entrapped casualty/s using a range of techniques and to operate specialist equipment to undertake the rescue. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Objectives: This course aims at those required to provide emergency response, response, access and extrication of casualties where vehicles of all types are involved. This unit may be customised to suit a range of road crash rescue incidents based on an organisational risk profile.

Course Content:

  • Road Accident Rescue Training Course requirements
  • Vehicle and Machinery construction
  • Road Accident Rescue Hazards
  • Road Accident Rescue Equipment
  • Road Accident Rescue Team Formation Managing Injuries at the incident scene
    Vehicle Stabilisation
  • Road Accident Rescue Training Safety requirements
  • Car Identification / heavy vehicle rescue techniques
  • Airbags & Battery isolation
  • Personal Protective Equipment Rescue Team Ethos & Ideals
  • Patient Handling
  • Rapid Casualty Access
  • Vehicle Extrication (Cutters, Spreaders, Rams, Airbags etc)
  • Safety Officer & Team Leader Roles & Responsibilities

Assessment: Assessment will be performed progressively throughout the course using demonstrations of practical skills, scenario’s and short answer theory questions.

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This Course is provided in partnership with, and is accredited by Fire and Safety Australia RTO:22250