Low Voltage Switchboard Rescue

This course provides the participant with the skills on how to manage danger of accidental electrocution. 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.

LocationNHST Head Office or Location by Request

Course ScheduleFriday (fortnightly)

Delivery ModeFace to Face

Course Times7:45am - 2:00pm

Course Outcomes

Low Voltage Switchboard and Resuscitation (LV) 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 is now an accredited program and candidates will be issued a statement of attainment on successful completion.

This training program includes the following unit of competency:

  • UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel

Course Topics

  • The topics covered throughout this training course are as follows:
  • Switchboard Risk Management
  • Legislation
  • 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 basics – please note if you require CPR please enrol in the combined program 

Assessment Methods

  1. Theoretical Assessment
  2. Practical Observation Assessment

Course Pre-Requisites
Students must hold or be deemed competent in HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation before being able to commence this program.

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.

Participants must:
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 (RPL) 
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
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.


Payment Options

  1. EFT/Credit Card/Cash/Direct Deposit
  2. Payment Plan not available for this program.
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Get in touch

188 East Street, Rockhampton Qld 4700
PO Box 9938, Frenchville Qld 4701

Ph: (07) 4927 0666 | Fax: (07) 4927 0699
Email: admin@nhst.com.au

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