CS12 – Casualty Extraction

Course Aim:

This course is designed for those personnel involved in the extraction of a casualty from a non-atmospheric related incident or form part of the rescue team.  Therefore the aim of this course is to educate learners in a realistic environment by preparing them to work safely; entering, using rescue equipment; following procedures and dealing with emergencies. Those attending this course must be suitably qualified with the appropriate first aid skills. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • The learner can demonstrate that they are able to:
  • Prepare to work safely under emergency conditions..
  • Use rescue equipment safely and in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions.
  • Follow procedures and work safely.
  • Deal with emergencies.
  • Use appropriate behaviour for carrying out emergency rescue and recovery of casualties.

Course content includes:

  • Rescue equipment
  • First Aid for casualty recovery / extraction
  • Search Procedures.
  • Rescue Techniques
  • Practical exercises

This course is assessed by:

  • Direct observation of a rescue
  • Practical application of Casualty Extraction


Course Duration: 7 guided learning hours i.e. 1 day

Type of Certificate: Competence based, valid for 3 years

Min/Max Persons on Course: 6/8

Course Enquiry:

Call 01925 244 144
Email info@csts.co.uk