Emergency Casualty Care for Work at Height and Rescue

Who is this course for?

This two day course is for those who work at height or in exposed locations or where access and egress is restricted and require the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification. The course covers the skills required by emergency first aiders and casualty carers who work alongside or in support of rescuers, rope access technicians and anyone working on high structures or in confined spaces.

The course will be of particular interest to IRATA and wind turbine technicians, construction and telecommunications engineers, tower crane operators and emergency service or voluntary height rescue teams.

Duration 2 days
Venue Lyon Equipment Work and Rescue Training Centre
Course code LT53
Cost Excl VAT £295

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Emergency Casualty Care For Work At Height And Rescue Training Course


Due to the nature of the training, prior to attending this course, candidates should ensure that they are medically fit and healthy for working at height.

Persons applying for the Emergency Casualty Care for Work at Height and Rescue course will ideally have some pre-course knowledge of first aid.

Pre course familiarity with harnesses and lanyards plus some knowledge of work at height techniques is also necessary for course participants to gain maximum benefit from this challenging course.

The minimum age of candidates is 18 years.

The Course

Unlike many first aid courses, our Emergency Casualty Care course has a very ‘hands-on’ bias, with most of the practical sessions taking place in our bespoke working at height training area. The course is delivered by our own highly experienced trainers who have years of operational experience in ‘real-life’ emergency services and mountain rescue environments.
The course incorporates the nationally regulated First Aid Awards Level 3 (SQA Lev 6) Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) qualification.

Course Content

Having covered basic first aid skills and procedures, the use of more advanced skills and equipment for fracture immobilisation, airway management, oxygen administration and extrication are introduced and applied throughout multiple challenging scenarios. These scenarios can be tailored to accurately reflect candidates’ actual working environments.

Day 1 - Delivered in association with Nuco Training by our Nuco approved instructors: Emergency First Aid at Work content includes scene assessment and safety, essential adult emergency life-saving skills, CPR and use of the AED (defibrillator), prioritising and treating simple injuries.
Day 2 - Includes additional skills and is a scenario-based day covering the safe, prompt and effective administration of emergency casualty care using appropriate and available equipment in the ‘at height’ environment.


The course assessment is by short written test, individual practical assessments and continuous practical evaluation by Lyon staff.


A Lyon Equipment certificate and ID card record of training will be issued to successful candidates. Additionally, a nationally regulated First Aid Awards Level 3 (SQA Lev 6) Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) certificate valid for three years from date of assessment will be issued following successful completion of day 1 of this course.