Low Voltage Rescue & CPR

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COVID-19 UPDATE

All First Aid and CPR courses are tentatively on hold from 21st March 2020 onward following advice received from the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. For further information please contact our office on 03 9394 1288, in addition our COVID-19 Policy is available on our Training Resources page.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Our LVR/CPR course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines and the performance of rescue procedures from live low voltage (LV) apparatus, not including overhead lines and underground cables in the workplace.

This course 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.

Note – the application of the skills and knowledge described in this course may require a licence/registration to practice in the workplace subject to regulations for undertaking of electrical work. Other conditions may apply under state and territory legislative and regulatory licencing requirements which must be confirmed prior to commencing this unit.

DURATION

4 Hours

COURSE NUMBERS

1 – 15

SUBJECTS COVERED

  • Electrical safety information
  • Assess an incident scene
  • Conduct a primary assessment
  • Hazards and risk management
  • Understand electrical dangers and PPE
  • Correct use of low voltage rescue kit
  • Rescue principles
  • Management of injuries
  • Conduct DRSABCD
  • Provide CPR procedures
  • Roll patient into recovery position
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) use

PRE-REQUISITES

Nil

PRE-ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Fitness to Participate – the ability the perform CPR unassisted for two (2) minutes on the floor.

Unique Student Identifier (USI) – all participants must hold a USI to receive a certificate for an accredited training course. To create a USI, go to www.usi.gov.au.

Language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) skills are required to communicate, complete, undertake written and practical assessment activities. If you have any concerns regarding the LLN requirements, please contact our training department on 03 9394 1288 for assistance.

CERTIFICATION

As we are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) our participants will be awarded a Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment on the successful completion of the training and assessment for this course. The unit of competency covered in this course is:

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
UETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV panel

REFRESHER

Industry recommends that refresher training for Low Voltage Rescue should be completed annually. In line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) must be refreshed annually.

LOCATION

We have public courses scheduled at our facilities, alternatively this course can be trained at your workplace for a group of people.

PRICING

Please contact our office to obtain pricing for both our public courses and workplace training.