UETTDRRF06 Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel


Award issued – UETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV panel

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Our obligation to you

We are required to provide clear evidence to enable you to decide if this course is suitable for you. This course covers the performance of rescue procedures from a 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.

Are there physical requirements for this course?

It is important to note that there are physical standards which relate to the level of performance required when undertaking accredited training. There can be no exceptions to these Australian Government requirements that are clearly written into the Training Package. Therefore, students who are unable to satisfy the physical requirements of the course cannot be deemed competent or issued with a statement of attainment, even if the qualification is a necessary part of their employment conditions.

This course requires a student to be physically capable of performing a rescue from a live LV panel using appropriate rescue equipment.


You will be assessed on questions based on the course knowledge requirements, such as:

State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures:

  • ARC Guidelines relevant to the provision of CPR.
  • Safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards.
  • Infection control principles and procedures, including the use of standard precautions.
  • Requirements for the currency of skills and knowledge.

Legal, workplace and community considerations:

  • Awareness of the potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation.
  • Duty of care requirements and respectful behavior towards a casualty.
  • Own skill, limitations, consent, privacy and confidentiality requirements.
  • Importance of debriefing.

Considerations when providing CPR:

  • Airway obstruction due to body position.
  • Appropriate duration and cessation of CPR.
  • Appropriate use of an AED including chain of survival.
  • Standard precautions.

Basic anatomy and physiology:

  • Considerations in the provision of first aid for specified conditions.
  • Chest.
  • How to recognise a person is not breathing normally.
  • Response/consciousness.
  • Upper airway and effect of positional change.

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.

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.

Fees and Payments

Refund and fee protection policy

Refer to the student handbook.

Payment Terms

Group booking payment terms are based on an agreement between the client and the service provider.

Training will be conducted on-site or in an agreed location between the client and provider.

Course Times

Full Course New Students5 hours face to face training and assessment.
BlendedCompleting 1.5 hours of unsupervised pre-course study and 3.5 hours face to face.
Refresher Course3.5 hours face to face training and assessment.