LVR – Low Voltage Rescue Course
Performing a Rescue From a Low Voltage Incident
The purpose of ERGT Australia’s Low Voltage Rescue (LVR) course is designed for individuals who require low voltage rescue competencies to undertake work roles in the electrical industry. The individuals attending the Low Voltage Rescue (LVR) training course are typically experienced workers that may require this unit to maintain currency in their ESI Network or other licence from the electrical sector.
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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 UETTDRRF06 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
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
In order for ERGT to deliver the training and assessment in the timeframe specified for this course, it is recommended (but not mandatory) that trainees are fulltime employees
and existing members of an Emergency Response Team (ERT) with the specific range of relevant skills and knowledge as listed below:
- Company induction training
- Internal or trade qualification, including health and safety Units of Competency
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.
A government issued photo identification and valid USI is required for course registration.
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 the 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 limit the age of operating certain equipment. ESI employees are required to maintain currency in this unit for authorisation/approval to work on ESI networks.
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
Nationally Recognised Training is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), which is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector.