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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)

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


Award type
Unit of Competency

Validity of the certification
One year

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