LVR CPR SM – Low Voltage Rescue and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Skills Maintenance
ERGT Australia’s Low Voltage Rescue and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Skills Maintenance (CPR LVR – SM) program is designed for individuals who have already achieved a Statement of Attainment or Certificate of Currency in rescue and resuscitation but require regular maintenance training to retain essential knowledge and skills. The individuals attending the course are typically experienced workers who are required this unit to maintain currency in their ESI Network or other licenses from the electrical sector.
The expected learning outcomes for this course are:
- Prepare to perform rescue procedures from live LV panel
- Carry out rescue from live LV panel
- Complete the LV panel rescue procedure
- Respond to an emergency situation
- Perform CPR procedures
- Communicate details of the incident
ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
Evidence of the following prior skills and knowledge must be provided to ERGT for verification prior to course commencement:
UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
ERGT understands trainees require a foundation that enables them to appreciate the common types of hazards and potential risks present in the workplace and standard emergency response procedures.
It is desirable, but not mandatory, that trainees attend the course with skills and knowledge in;
- company induction training
- site Emergency response structure and mustering procedures
- understand organisational hazard identification and the reporting of hazards,
- workplace emergency response procedures (including fire extinguishers), and;
- risk assessment processes.
If you do not have the desired skills and knowledge listed above, ERGT recommends attending the Common Safety Training Program (CSTP) as it covers these topics.
Structure and Assessment
Assessment methods to gather evidence for making a judgement of a trainee’s performance for continued competency against the requirements of these units of competence will incorporate practical assessment and verbal questions. Assessments will occur in both training room and simulated workplace environments. Trainees must demonstrate satisfactory outcomes against all assessment criteria to be deemed competent. Guidance for conducting assessments is included in the lesson plan and assessment resources for this course.
Medical and Health Standards
A medical certificate is not required for this course, however 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 is required for course registration.
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years.