This Low Voltage Rescue and CPR short course is designed for qualified electricians to gain the skills necessary to carry out risk assessment and perform safe low voltage rescue and CPR in electrical hazardous situations.
Applicants must be an A-Grade Electrician or holders of current A-Grade Electrical Licence.
It is important to note that the HLTAID competency standards do require a level of physical ability to meet the evidence requirements for assessment.
These standards relate to the level of performance required to provide resuscitation and respond to an emergency situation where there may be risk to life.
Students must have the physical ability to provide resuscitation by kneeling on the floor and performing two (2) minutes of uninterrupted CPR.
The course provides practical training using LV panel rescue procedures and tools, and carrying out CPR in a simulated environment.
The course includes AS/NZS: 4836:2011- Safe Working on or Near Low Voltage Electrical Installations - Safe Work Practices (LV4836); valid for three years.