UETDRRF004 Perform rescue from a live LV panel

The Perform rescue from a live LV panel course provides the skills to perform rescue procedures from low voltage (LV) apparatus, not including overhead lines and underground cables in the workplace. It describes the mandatory requirements of rescue from a live LV panel and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions. The course will cover responsibilities for health, safety and risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work. This course is aimed at personnel or participants wishing to gain employment involving live work or working with live switchboards.

Low voltage rescue comprises responsive operations that involve the saving of life, or prevention of injury during an incident or dangerous situation.

Licensing requirements for undertaking electrical work in the workplace may apply.

Course information:

Award issued:

Course requirements:

  • all participants must have a moderate level of English to be able to complete the course
  • all participants must hold HLTAID009 Provide CPR

Course duration: 4 hrs face-to-face

Assessment requirements:  

Participants will be provided with an assessment workbook that contains the theory assessments and details of the practical assessments. 

  • the theory assessment consists of multiple-choice quizzes
  • the practical assessment consists of practical exercises, workplace-based scenarios
  • Topics included in the assessments:
    • Appropriate use of rescue kit
    • Demonstrate effective communication skills
    • Conduct risk assessment
    • Inspection of rescue equipment
    • Follow isolation procedures
    • Communicate with external emergency services
    • Identify voltage and isolate the source of electricity
    • Report and document incident

Essential outcomes:

  • Prepare to perform rescue procedures from live LV panel
  • Carry out rescue from live LV panel
  • Complete the LV panel rescue procedure

Cost: $90

 

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