This non-accredited 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.
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
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.
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.
PARTICIPANTS MUST BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE IN ENGLISH, AND MUST BE ABLE TO FILL OUT ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION.
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
A Statement of Attendance Certificate as outlined above will be issued on satisfactory completion of all assessments, to successful participants
You can send us a message with the form below to get more information on Emergency Descent Device or details on alternate courses if there are currently no dates available. You may also make a Corporate Enquiry.