Also known as Low Voltage Rescue (LVR)
About this unit of competency
This unit 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.
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.
- Emergency responders
- Many more
National Course Code
UETDRRF004 Perform rescue from a live LV panel
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
This Perform rescue from a live LV panel is delivered as a 6 hour face to face training course, plus breaks.
If your organisation is interested in a private / in-house booking to have this course delivered to a group of staff, please contact our head office to discuss booking options. The delivery can be programmed to fit in with your staff and company schedule, at your venue or ours
It is important to note that the HLTAID and UETTDRRF competency standards do require a level of physical ability to meet the evidence requirements for assessment. The physical requirements include:
- Getting down to the ground and back up
- Lifting and moving equipment around to demonstrate skills
- Scenario based activities where a student simulates the role of a first responder.
All students must be able to demonstrate an accurate verbal report which would be given to emergency services and workplace supervisor
Language, Literacy & Numeracy requirements
The Perform rescue from a live LV panel course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and developing first aid skills that will be needed in an emergency. If you believe you will need assistance due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our head office before enrolling to discuss your training needs.
All students must bring ID with them to the training course. Photo ID is the minimum requirement (e.g. Drivers Licence, Passport or similar).
Assessment submission process, support and outcomes
Assessment Outcomes: Competent or Not Competent
For any learner who is unable to satisfactorily complete all assessment tasks, the assessor will attempt to make reasonable adjustments to the methods of assessment. If the learner is deemed not competent, they will need to re-sit the training course and additional fees will apply.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Students choosing to undertake RPL will need to be sent an RPL guide for their course.
In order to be eligible for RPL, the student must demonstrate currency in that particular subject. I.e. a student cannot submit evidence from 5 years prior and request it be applied directly to their new competency. They must show how they have since applied those skills and that they are current.
Once assessed in all areas of the course and competency demonstrated, learners will be issued a Statement of Attainment UETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV panel.
This Unit of Competency is Nationally Recognised Training from Health Training Package and it is recommended that it is updated every year.