Low Voltage Rescue & Provide CPR

Duration:
4 Hour

Max Students:
15

Designed for:
All learners involved in electrical work that are required to maintain skill levels in low voltage rescue procedures as part of their duties. This course is specifically designed to provide learners with the knowledge and practical skills to provide a safe rescue of a casualty who has received an electric shock or other injuries while working on low voltage conductors or equipment.

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Unique Student Identifier (USI) - www.usi.gov.au
Fitness to participate

Description:
There are two components to this course: a nationally recognised component which will provide learners with the confidence and competence required to provide CPR on an unconscious casualty. The not nationally recognised component focuses on the practical skills required of a learner to perform a rescue from a low voltage equipment or conductors using a low voltage rescue kit.

Content:

Specific skills are required to achieve the performance criteria in this course these are as follows:

  • Assess the incident scene
  • Conduct D-R-S-A-B-C-D
  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation techniques
  • Roll patient into recovery position
  • Handover to Medical personnel
  • Manage a choking patient
  • Assess a low voltage rescue incident
  • Operate a low voltage rescue kit
  • Understand electrical dangers and PPE

Units of Competency

UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Assessment:
Assessment is conducted by oral / written theory questions and practical activities using a range of scenarios.

Delivery Method:
Delivery of training is done face to face and may be done on a customer’s site or in a Fire & Safety Australia training centre.


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