Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation & Perform rescue from a live LV panel Skill Set
This Skill Set covers the performance of rescue procedures from live low voltage (LV) apparatus, not including overhead lines and underground cables in the workplace. 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.
This skill set provides a set of skills to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in a workplace environment, including the skills to provide an emergency first aid response in the event of an electrical emergency.
The application of the skills and knowledge described in this unit may require a licence/registration to practice in the workplace subject to regulations for undertaking of electrical work.
Other conditions may apply under state and territory legislative and regulatory licencing requirements which must be confirmed prior to commencing this unit.
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
UETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV panel
There are no pre- requisites for this course. Students must be at least 14 years of age at the time of attendance.
Important note: In order to issue an accredited certificate, CPR must be performed on the floor with no exemptions.
Clothing: We suggest that you wear comfortable casual clothing, as the practical nature of the demonstrations and practice may possibly require bending, kneeling and lying on the floor. Pants and flat shoes are recommended.
Learn more about the Australian Government’s competency and assessment requirements for this course at https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/hltss00068
Face to Face:
The face to face training is 5 hours and covers both theory and practical aspects of the course requirements.
Students are required to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the course commencement or will be refused entry.
There is a short multiple choice quiz at the end of the training covering the course theory learnt that day.
Students will also be assessed on practical skills as a requirement to pass the course. .
Theory completed online prior to face to face session.
The face to face training is 3 hours and covers the practical and some theory aspects of the training.
The certificate is valid for twelve (12) months from the completion date.
The Code of Practice and Australian Resuscitation Council recommends that cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills are refreshed annually.