Pole Top Rescue

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Course Overview

Pole Top Rescue Training is designed for persons undertaking maintenance and installation on wooden poles.  The course will provide participants with knowledge and practical experience to enable them to undertake rescues on wooden poles.

This course is normally available for group bookings only.  Contact ARCH on 00442867723479 for group booking requests.

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Course Syllabus

  • Hazards Associated with Work at Height/Case Studies
  • Use of Rescue Equipment / Manufacturers’ Instructions
  • Rescue Protocol
  • Suspension Trauma
  • Pole Strength
  • Casualty Care
  • Practical Rescues

Course Duration

1 day

Instructor:Trainee Ratio


Course Assessment

Practical and written assessment


ARCH certificate valid for 1 year from assessment date.

Admission Requirements

Those attending work at height and rescue training should be medically fit to carry out the practical part of the course and free from medical contra-indications that may prevent them from working safely at height (A list of conditions that could affect work at height is available on request). Course participants will be required to self-certify their medical and physical fitness before commencement of the course.

Participants should be aged 18 years or over.

Available Locations

  • Northern Ireland at Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh or Belfast training facilities.
  • Shannon Airport, Republic of Ireland

ARCH also delivers training at clients locations across Ireland, UK and international locations for group bookings on request.  Contact ARCH office to discuss your requirements.