About The Course

Level 3
City & Guilds 6160-07 award

This 1-day 6160-07 Direct Emergency Rescue & Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces training course is for anyone who directs the activities of a team for rescue or recovery in confined spaces. This may include rescue team leader, coordinator, entry controller/top person or supervisor in relation to rescue and recovery of casualties, planning and preparing for emergency operations, mobilising rescue teams, directing and monitoring rescue activities, reporting and securing sites after incidents or emergencies.

There is a prerequisite that students must have completed the High Risk Confined Space Course (GC6160-03) and the Working as a Member of a Rescue and Recovery Team in Confined Spaces (CG6160-08) before attending this training.

The aim of this unit is to reflect the national occupational standard for directing emergency rescue and recovery of casualties from confined spaces. This unit covers both water and non-water industry areas.

6160-07 award in direct emergency rescue
Plan and prepare emergency operations for rescue team
Monitor a rescue team to ensure procedures are followed
Understand the principles of working as rescue team leader
Understand rescue team leader duties and responsibilities
Mobilise a rescue team and direct entry and exit to the confined space

Course Certification

All persons who successfully complete the practical and written test will receive a City & Guilds 6160-07 Award in Direct Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces.


The certificate is valid for three years.


Course Price:               £200.00 + VAT


Course Duration:         1 day


Course Location:         Our purpose-built training facility in Heathfield, Newton Abbot, Devon


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