Emergency Descent Device - 1 day

National Units of Competency

UETDRMP004 Perform elevated work platform controlled descent escape

UEECD0007 - Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace.

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 8 hours classroom, practical training and assessment


This can be run a standalone 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.


Students should have a basic level of literacy and numeracy skills.
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
Requirements: Provide UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI number) and ID
Students must have industry experience.
Students must have reasonable level of physical fitness due to the task requirements of this course.
Students must complete and return the PRE-ENROLMENT QUESTIONNAIRE prior to attending for the course
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: Students are required to wear CLEAN clothing appropriate for the workplace and CLEAN covered shoes. Students are required to wear a hard hat and gloves during practical components of this course. Please bring them with you on the day.
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

Nationally – recognised accreditation such as a wallet card and Statement of Attainment Certificate as outlined above will be issued on satisfactory completion of all assessments, to successful participants. Zokal Safety Training Pty Ltd Code 9126

UETDRMP004 - Perform elevated work platform-controlled descent escape

UEECD0007 - Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

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