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UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel

Information about this course:

This Competency Standard Unit covers the performance of rescue procedures from live Low Voltage (LV) apparatus, not including overhead lines and underground cables in the work place. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from a live LV panel and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions. It encompasses 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.

Industry standards for refresher training vary from state to state. Most states recommend refresher training for this unit every 12 months.

Target audience:

Those who are required to provide an emergency first aid response in a workplace.

Prerequisites:

  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or qualifications deemed equivalent    **copy must be provided at time of enrolment

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: 

  • UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel 

Course duration:

  • Full course: 4 hours face-to-face training
  • Refresher course: 2 hours face-to-face training

Pre course study options:

There is no pre course study required for this course.

Related Course Documentation

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What are my rights and responsibilties as a student?

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All students will be required to show proof of identification at the commencement of the course.

(UETTDRRF06B) What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?

Essential Knowledge and Associated Skills (EKAS):

This describes the essential skills and knowledge and their level, required for this unit.


Evidence shall show that knowledge has been acquired of performing rescue from LV panel procedures.


All knowledge and skills detailed in this unit should be contextualised to current industry practices and technologies.


KS01-TRF06B Rescue from a live LV panel
Evidence shall show an understanding of rescue from a live LV panel to an extent indicated by the following aspects:
T1 Emergency procedures for the rescue of a victim from a live LV panel encompassing:

  •  Inspection of rescue equipment
  • Assessing hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • Isolation procedures where appropriate
  • Knowledge of Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to rescue from a live LV panel
  • Involvement of external emergency services


T2 Emergency procedures for the skills required for the rescue of a victim from a live LV panel encompassing:

  • Placement of rescue equipment
  • Controlling hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • Maintaining Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to rescue from a live LV panel
  • Practical demonstration of rescuing a person
  • Removing victim to safe location / place of safety

(UETTDRRF06B) How will I be assessed for this course?

The following assessment tasks are required for this course:

  • Theory Questions consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions
  • Performance Tasks
  • Simulated Practical Scenarios

 

(UETTDRRF06B) Where can I access a copy of the training package for this course?

A copy of the training package can be accessed by clicking here

(UETTDRRF06B) Do I need to complete a Refresher or Recertification of Perform rescue from live LV panel?

Industry standards for refresher training vary from state to state. Most states recommend refresher training for this unit every 12 months.

To qualify for a refresher course, you must bring a copy of your current certificate  to the training session. You will then be required to:

  • Complete a 2 hour practical session.

  • Proof of currency must be submitted to qualify for this course.