Electrical services first aid

Nationally Recognised Training

This course provides participants with the skills to manage common first aid situations that can arise in an electrical services industry environment. It is suitable for people employed as electricians and others employed in the electrical services industry.

Electrical services first aid

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6.5 Hours

Course Outline

This course covers the following:

  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Managing the unconscious, breathing casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Choking
  • Legal issues
  • Infection control
  • Defibrillation awareness
  • Introduction to low voltage principles
  • Rescue from low voltage apparatus
  • Hazards and risk management
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Bites and stings

Statement(s) of attainment

On successful completion of this course you will be issued a Certificate which is a statement of attainment in:

  • UETDRRF10B Provide first aid in an ESI environment
  • UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel
  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, that electrical services first aid skills are renewed every 12 months.

Assessment information

Assessment is through a combination of practical first aid activities and a written test paper. You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor


Participants must have received HLTAID001 Provide CPR certificate within the last 12 months.

This course is available as an onsite

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St John brings the training to you wherever and whenever you need it. This solution is available 365 days a year and 24 hours a day.