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Industrial Rescue

1 day

1:8 Trainer to Learner Ratio

Course code: IDR

Training delivered at your site or ours

This course is designed to allow those that work at height to implement a rescue plan and to comply with the Working at Height Regulations. Our Industrial Rescue course focuses on the necessary knowledge and skills required to respond to and resolve or stabilise an incident at height.

To enquire about this course, please contact us or call 01323 872308

Please also feel free to check out our upcoming open courses, perfect for smaller groups or individuals

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for anyone who is working at height as part of their job who may be called upon during an emergency to respond and put into action a rescue plan in accordance with the Working at Height Regulations.


Course participants must hold a valid Safe Work at Height qualification as well as be a minimum of 18 years old, medically fit and healthy. Learners must also provide their own basic PPE, including, non-slip work gloves, eye protection suitable outdoor clothing and safety footwear. Learners will also be required to provide proof of identity at the start of their training.


This course covers the practical application of regulation 4 of the Working at Height Regulations including, legislation, emergency planning and basic first aid (including suspended harness syndrome). The course will also cover the practical and safe use of rescue equipment whilst working safely and assessing risk.


The course is assessed using practical demonstration and verbal reasoning throughout. This course culminates in a summative multi choice assessment paper with an 85% pass mark.


Successful learners will be issued with a STC Industrial Rescue certificate and photo ID card valid for 3 years from the date of assessment; annual refreshers are recommended. All assessment paperwork will stipulate which rescue systems the learner has proven competent on.
This course is delivered in accordance with BS8454:2006 “Code of practice for the delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue”.

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