Low Voltage Rescue
Performing a Rescue From a Low Voltage Incident
ERGT Australia’s Low Voltage Rescue (LVR) course is designed for personnel who work in the electrical industry with low voltage and who require rescue competencies. The individuals attending the Low Voltage Rescue (LVR) training course are typically experienced workers that may require this unit to maintain currency in their Electrical Service Industry (ESI) Network or other license from the electrical sector.
ERGT’s LVR – Low Voltage Rescue course is available through corporate group bookings at our training centres in Perth, WA, Melbourne, Victoria and Darwin, NT. Please enquire for more information.
The expected learning outcomes for this Nationally Recognised Training unit UETDRRF004 Perform rescue from a live LV panel are:
- Prepare to perform rescue procedures from live LV panel
- Carry out rescue from live LV panel
- Complete the LV panel rescue procedure
Training Standard Pre-requisites
Evidence of the following prior skills and knowledge must be provided to ERGT for verification prior to course commencement
- ̵HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
This course is aimed at Electrical Supply Industry workers in the transmission, distribution, rail work functions or related industries who are in fulltime or part-time employment and have completed a vocational certification or higher qualification. The Learner Cohort prior to receiving training on this Unit of Competency have completed the following trainings. See section on Licensing Requirements below
̵Company Induction Training.
̵Internal or trade qualification in the Electrical Service Industry including HSE Units of Competency.
In accordance with the National Refresher Training Recognition Protocol for the Electricity Supply Industry, this unit is identified as a Refresher Training unit and is only available for use by industry to meet industry protocols and regulatory requirements.
Under the protocol and the applicable State or Territory legislative and regulatory requirements, Electricity Supply Industry employees are required to maintain currency in this Unit for authorisation/approval to work on ESI Networks.
Medical and Health Standards
A health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.
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. Practice in workplace and during training is also subject to regulations directly related to Occupational Health and Safety, electricity/ telecommunications/ gas/ water industry safety and compliance, environmental protection, anti-discrimination and training. Commonwealth, State/ Territory or Local Government legislation and regulations may exist that limits the age of operating certain equipment. ESI employees are required.
Structure & Assessment
This Low Voltage Rescue course is delivered through classroom presentations, group discussion, and practical demonstrations and exercises. Trainees will demonstrate their competence through written assessment and practical exercises.
National and State regulations require employers to maintain the rescue and resuscitation skills of their employees undertaking electrical work. The Code of Practice of Safe Work Australia and for electrical services in several states, such as Western Australia and Queensland, specify the revision of these skills every 12 months.
- Managing Electrical Risks in the Workplace: Code of Practice
- Electrical Services Code of Practice Risk Management (Queensland)
- Code of Practice for Persons Working on or Near Energised Electrical Installations (Western Australia)
Authority / Regulator
The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the national regulator for Nationally Recognised Training delivered by Australia’s vocational education and training sector
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