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Low Voltage Rescue + CPR

Nationally Recognised Training

This course provides participants with the skills to manage the danger of accidental electrocution. It is primarily designed for electricians.


Low Voltage Rescue + CPR

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Learn how to provide first aid for accidental electrocution. This course has been designed for electricians and covers the performance of rescue procedures from 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.

The course topics include cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), introduction to low voltage principles and rescue from low voltage apparatus.

This course is taught by St John trainers with over 100 years of combined experience and backgrounds in Nursing, Education and Leadership. They are ready to share their experience and passion with you that creates confidence to perform first aid should you ever need to.

7 hours Face to Face

Course Outline

This course covers the following:

  • Legal Issues
  • Infection Control
  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Manage the unconscious breathing casualty
  • CPR
  • Defib
  • Low Voltage Rescue
  • Safe performance of Live Electrical work
  • Obligations of the Employer and Employee
  • Risks & Hazards
  • Electrical Isolation
  • Rescue Kit
  • Gases
  • Burns

Statements of attainment

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

  • UETDRRF004 - Perform rescue from a live LV panel
  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that low voltage rescue skills are renewed every 12 months.

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.

This course includes HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which is a pre-requisite for UETDRRF004 - Perform rescue from a live LV panel.

Training Cancellations / Refund Policy: Refunds will not be issued for cancellations made less than 5 business days prior to the start of your course. If you wish to cancel, you must contact St John 1300 360 455 or emailing at least 5 working days prior to the commencement of the course to be eligible for a refund of the course fees. Full terms and conditions can be found here.

Why train with St John?

WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED - St John are the largest provider of First Aid Training in Victoria. We have First Aid Training available in more locations than any other provider.

FLEXIBILITY - With the flexibility to train onsite at our facilities or at your workplace, we can train you and your business wherever and whenever it suits you – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year!

QUALITY - A training experience you can trust to be delivered to the same high standards by our passionate trainers, wherever and whenever training is completed.

WE GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY - St John is a self-funded not for profit. Our earnings go towards community programs which equip and prepare people to save lives.

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