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Fixed Ladder Rescue Refresher

  • Course Code: AAT08C
  • Your Venues: YES*
  • Practical: YES
  • Certification: Ainscough certificate which is valid for 3 years

For workers who must revalidate their Fixed Ladder Access, Egress and Rescue qualification. It includes the skills required to perform rescues of a colleague from within protected areas (fixed vertical ladders and platforms) using abseil or fixed-rate descent equipment.


Use of customer sites will be subject to an assessment. Delegate must be medically fit to perform the practical elements of this course and must sign a medical disclaimer to that effect.

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  1. Course Content

    • UK legislation and best practices for work at height rescue
    • Hazards associated with work at height rescue
    • Selection of descent rescue equipment
    • Access and anchor systems for rescue on fixed ladders
    • Management of suspension intolerance (pre-syncope)
    • Pre-use inspection of descent rescue equipment
    • Assisted lower and descent rescue equipment
    • Rescues while supported by work positioning equipment

    *This course does not provide certification in rope access techniques or in rescue from beyond protected areas. See also AAT04 Tower Rescue.

  2. Prerequisites

    • Valid AAT07 Fixed Ladder Access, Egress and Rescue Certification

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