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Low Voltage Rescue (LVR) Training: National Certification


Professionals working in the electrical industry or regularly involved in any type of electrical work must possess basic knowledge and skills in order to rescue a person in contact with low voltage electrical conductors and equipment. We provide a certification course in LVR that provides knowledge of safety standards and the various procedures involved in LVR and CPR.


Course duration
2.5 hours face to face training (plus 2 hours for the CPR unit)

Prerequisites
Participants must be over 16 years of age. There are no other pre-requisites or co-requisites for this unit of competency.

Training Package
  • UEE11 Electrotechnology Training Package
  • HLT07 Health Training Package
  • In partial completion of HLT21112 Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First Response

Cost
$75.00

Award type
Unit of Competency

Validity of the certification
One year

Assessment
Throughout the course, participants must demonstrate ongoing competency during a series of practical skills evaluation and written assessment. On successful completion of the course, the participant will receive a Statement of Attainment. This course is nationally recognised through inclusion on the National Training Information Service (NTIS). It is Work Cover approved in every state.
  • UETTDRRF06B Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel
  • Safe use of the rescue kit
  • Maintenance of rescue equipment
  • Safe use of a fire blanket
  • Procedures and precautions to be undertaken when performing low voltage rescue
  • Removal of a victim from the source of injurys
  • Movement of an unconscious victim to a clear safe area
  • The one man drag method
  • HLTAID001 Provide CPR
  • Apply Emergency Action Plan Identify the DRSABCD Process
  • Provide CPR

Topics covered in the LVR training course

  • HLTAID001
  • Provide CPR
  • Recognise and respond to an emergency situation
  • Communicate details of the incident
  • Respond to signs of an unconscious patient
  • Indication for CPR
  • Demonstrate the use of the DRSABCD emergency action plan
  • Perform effective CPR
  • Safe manual handling
At the completion of this course each participant will be able to
  • Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel
  • Quickly assess a hazardous electrical situation
  • Take appropriate action in the event of a hazardous electrical mishap, perform CPR and rescue an electrocuted person without endangering yourself or anybody else
  • Take appropriate action to protect themselves and any victim of electrocution
  • Rescue an electrocuted person without endangering themselves or others
  • Take appropriate action to prevent further damage to others
  • Manage bleeding
  • Manage burns