Course info

AIS Training certificate - valid for 2 years
Half Day
Who is it for
Individuals who are performing any activities whilst working at height
A good standard of medical fitness is required in order to participate
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GOTCHA Rescue is a method of rescuing someone who has fallen from height.

GOTCHA Rescue training provides delegates with the skills and knowledge to perform this safe, effective and reliable method of rescue in conjuction with GOTCHA rescue equipment.

The training covers the rescue of a colleague who has fallen on their fall arrest lanyards from a platform.

Course Objectives

Delegates completing a GOTCHA Rescue training course will be able to:

  • Utilise the GOTCHA rmethod to safely and effectively rescue a colleague
  • Correctly use GOTCHA rescue equipment

Course Content

A GOTCHA Rescue training course includes;

  • Legislation
  • PFPE pre-user inspection and donning
  • Gotcha rescue equipment description and specifications
  • Gotcha pre-user inspection
  • Suspension intolerance
  • Safe and correct use of the Gotcha during rescue situations (high and low anchor)