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The CPR and LVR course is essential if you are conducting live work or working with live switchboards

 

The 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

Completing the course will provide an individual with the skills and knowledge to carry out and complete the LV panel rescue procedures and to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a casualty in a range of situations

 

 It consists of real-life practical skills and knowledge to allow the participant to be assessed as competent in providing CPR in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines as well as rescue procedures from a LV apparatus

Low voltage rescue comprises responsive operations that involve the saving of life, or prevention of injury during an incident or dangerous situation

Unit Being Delivered

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course

 

The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd - RTO 90909

  • HLTAID009 - Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • UETTDRRF06 - Perform a rescue from a live LV Panel

To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au  

 

Important information prior to enrolment

Course Delivery

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at Industry Training and Assessment Services or Third party facility

Entry Requirements

  • Physical capability to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills including CPR (Important note: In order to issue an accredited certificate CPR must be performed on the floor with no exemptions)

  • Physical fitness to be able to meet the demands of the practical demonstration skills including manual handling in the rescue of a mock casualty

  • Sufficient English language, literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course

  • Personal safety equipment (PPE) must be provided by the student and worn during practical sessions

Course Duration

  • Face to Face – 5.5 hours (minimum) – full face to face course

  • Blended delivery – 4.5 hours (minimum) face to face course – with the addition of 1-hour self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course

  • Refresher training – 4 hours (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates

  • Online Training with Face to Face Assessment - 25 minutes (minimum) face to face assessment with the addition of 5 hours of self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course

Assessment Requirements

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the section following

 Certificate renewal Requirements

Recommended renewal for HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation is every 12 months

 

UETTDRRF06 - Perform a rescue from a live LV Panel - Industry standards for refresher training vary from state to state. Most states recommend refresher training for this unit every 12 months. No industry recommended renewal is identified on the certificate, employers are recommended to consult with stakeholders to identify appropriate training periods

Work Placement Requirements

No work placement will be required as part of this course

 

What happens at the course?

Learning Activities

Delivery of course information and learning activities

Assessment Activities

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

  • Performance tasks:

    • Perform CPR on an infant

    • Inspection and placement of rescue equipment and performing a rescue

  • Practical scenarios:

    • Perform CPR on an adult

    • Low voltage panel rescue

  • Theory assessment - A written assessment consisting of short answer and multiple-choice questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.