Emergency Descent Device - 1/2 day

UETTDRRF08 Perform EWP Controlled Descent Escape

This course specifies the mandatory requirements for self rescue from a raised EWP. The participant through a combination of theory and practical will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to safely perform a controlled descent using an Emergency Descent Device. 

Course Content

Topics include and are not limited to:

  • Regulations and legislation
  • Codes Of Practice & Australian Standards
  • Risk assessment and hazard elimination
  • Correct use of Safety Equipment
  • Anchor systems, selecting solid and reliable anchorage
  • Safe approach distances
  • Emergency procedures including rescue


Training conducted by experienced heights specialists 
Course documentation 
Up to 4 hours classroom, practical training and assessment


This can be run a stand alone course for a group or combined with the Working Safely at Heights course.

For Bookings, please contact our office 
All equipment used will be supplied by Zokal Safety Training.


It is considered best practice to undertake refresher training every 1-2 years.


There are no prerequisite units. Industry Skills Councils have mapped this course to level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework. It is recommended that participants provide evidence of their Foundation Skill Level prior to the commencement of the course. 
It is recommended that participants contact Zokal prior to their course if they have any concerns about their ability to complete the training.
See Student handbook for additional information.

Course Logistics

Number of Participants: 10
Requirement: Provide Unique Student Identifier (USI number) and ID
Equipment: All training materials are supplied by Zokal Safety Training
Meals: Full Day Courses – Lunch will be provided and light refreshments will be provided at morning break (only on our premises). Half Day Courses – Light refreshments will be provided at morning break (only on our premises)
Dress: Participants are required to wear clean clothing appropriate for the workplace and covered shoes. Students to bring own Gloves if they require them. All other equipment used will be supplied by Zokal Safety Training.


Assessment Methods

This is a competency based programme with progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge. Please let us know if there are any issues that your Zokal trainer should be aware of. These may include:

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • Physical limitations, such as hearing, vision or mobility concerns
  • Anything that may affect your experience in the training course

Award Issued

A Statement of Atteainment as outlined above will be issued on satisfactory completion of all assessments, to successful participants

UETTDRRF08 - Perform EWP controlled descent escape

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Course Dates

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Start Date Classes Units Location Places left Cost
Wed 6th Apr 2022 at 7:00AM 1 class 1 unit Zokal Safety Training 10 Cost $147.00 Apply