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Statement of Attainment training in Basic Safety Rescue Systems [from PUA12 and RII]


In this program you will gain the skills and knowledge required to work safely on wind farms.

Qualification: Statement of Attainment - training in Basic Safety Rescue Systems [from PUA12 and RII]
Program No: SA-TS32
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 4 days (approximately 30 hours over one week) or part time evening equivalent (approx. 2 nights per week over 8 weeks).
Cost Info:

The 2019 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once.

Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Costs identified as Apprentice or Trainee apply only to students studying as part of an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. The qualification cost for an Apprentice or Trainee is subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible Apprentices or Trainees.

Costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance.

Information about studying under Skilled Capital is also available.

Likely Job Outcome: Working on a wind farm or in the renewable's industry.
Enrolment Type: Register Your Interest

Additional Information

It is recommended that you be physically fit and able to work at heights AND have the English language skills to effectively communicate and work safely with others in the work area and to read and comprehend manufacturer instructions and workplace procedures and safely signs.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must be concurrently enrolled into CIT's GWO program. Click here for more information

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • Transition Information

    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

  • Subject Cancellations/Changes

    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Core - Complete all 5

  • PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies
    • CIT Code: OHSS526

      This unit covers the competency required to confine small workplace emergencies.
      Small workplace emergencies may include such incidents as a small fire that can be controlled using a nearby fire extinguisher; or a chemical spill that can be controlled using workplace personal protective clothing and equipment, and a small spill kit; or a workplace vehicle accident where there is no significant injury or damage.
      All aspects of the unit must be undertaken in line with legislative requirements, workplace policies and procedures, and accepted safe practices.
      This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745-2010.
      This unit does not cover the competency required for first aid; there are other units that cover first aid competence such as PUAEME001B Provide emergency care.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: PLMB341
      Description: This unit describes a participant's skills and knowledge required to work safety at heights in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.
      This unit it appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights.
      Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.
      Note: The terms Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Work Health and Safety (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation
    • CIT Code: WPHS118
      Description: This unit covers the competency required to participate in rescue operations as a member of a rescue team.
      This unit underpins specialist rescue operations.
      Prerequisites: HESC577 HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
  • PUASAR032A Undertake vertical rescue
    • CIT Code: WPHS119
      Description: This unit covers the competency required to undertake vertical rescue in a range of emergency situations in natural and man-made environments.
      Prerequisites: WPHS118 PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
    • CIT Code: HESC577
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.
      This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide an emergency response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Statement Attainment training Basic Technical Training [from AUR]
Industry Endorsed Training Global Wind Organisation Basic Safety Training Refresher (BSTR)
Industry Endorsed Training Global Wind Organisation (Basic Technical Training BTT)
Industry Endorsed Training Global Wind Organisation (Basic Safety Training BST)

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email