LV/CPR – Low Voltage Switchboard Rescue and CPR
This course provides the participant with the skills on how to manage danger of accidental electrocution and the requirements of providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. At the completion of the course you will be competent to rescue and provide resuscitation to a person who has stopped breathing or is unconscious due to electrical shock.
Location188 East Street, Rockhampton or Location by Request
Course ScheduleFriday (fortnightly)
Delivery ModeFace to Face
Course Times7:45am - 2:00pm
Low Voltage Switchboard and Resuscitation (LV & CPR) training was implemented to provide strategies for persons to perform a safe rescue of a victim who has received an electric shock or personal injuries while working on low voltage conductors or equipment.
The Low Voltage Switchboard Rescue & CPR is now an accredited skill set and candidates will be issued a statement of attainment on successful completion.
This training program includes the following units of competencies:
- HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel
If you are refreshing your current units, you will be issued with the refresher skill set being:
UETSS00029 – Refresher – Perform Rescue from a Live LV Panel and CPR
- The topics covered throughout this training course are as follows:
- Switchboard Risk Management
- Electrical and Gas Injuries
- Switchboard Rescue Preparation
- Switchboard Rescue
- Scene Assessment and Management
- Casualty Assessment
- Airway Management
- Management of the Unconscious Casualty
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Theoretical Assessment for both Units of Competency
- Practical Observation Assessment for both Units of Competency
Students must be deemed competent in HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation before commencing Low Voltage.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy
This training program requires basic reading, writing and numeracy skills.
Prior to enrolling please contact New Horizons Safety and Training Services to discuss our support services if required. You will be required to complete a LLN questionnaire prior to enrolling so that we may determine your level of LLN in accordance with the framework.
Have at least a Year 10 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills and
have the ability to read, hear and write English. Reasonable adjustment can be made, so please contact us to discuss options.
Your Rights and Responsibilities
It is a requirement of the Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) that students be made aware of their rights and responsibilities prior to enrolling into any of our training courses at New Horizons Safety and Training Services.
Your rights and responsibilities can be found in our Participant Information Handbook.
Recognised Prior Learning
If you feel you have the required skills, past experience or qualifications that should be recognised as part of this program, then please mention this to our friendly staff to discuss your options
Credit Transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for units/qualifications that can be identified as equivalent in content. Please discuss this option upon enrolment if you feel your learning outcome can be matched with a current unit or qualification you may already hold.
Upon successful completion of the Low Voltage / CPR course, further study pathways for participants include completing or updating their First Aid certificate and depending on the industry in which they are interested, the White Card or Generic Induction (S11) may be required.
This information is a generic recommendation of related study options, if you are unsure of your training requirements, please contact your potential or current employer. For further information, or advice, please contact our friendly staff on 07 4927 0666 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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