This course is a 2 hour course and includes theory and practical components.

Prerequisite for this course is HLTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

This Competency Standard Unit covers the performance of rescue procedures from live Low Voltage (LV) apparatus, not including overhead lines and underground cables in the work place.

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 PROVIDE RESCUE FROM A LIVE LV PANEL Training Course encompasses responsibilities for, health, safety and risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.


On successful completion, participants will be able to:

  • Apply hazard and risk control measures
  • Identify electricity isolation point
  • Check tools and equipment for safety and functionality
  • Control risk in accordance with workplace procedures and work instructions
  • Access and isolate the LV panel, and remove the victim, where necessary from contact with live apparatus (simulated environment)
  • Apply CPR, if required, at the site
  • Secure worksite and entry control (until site release by appropriate authorities)
  • Report accidents and/or incidents

Pre-requisite Unit

HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

All learners must be able to read and comprehend English to a level that will enable them to safely perform duties as specified in the competency standard. PreStart Safety & Training recognises that some learners may require more support to meet the requirements of the training course. We will endeavour to meet these needs with regards to; language, literacy and numeracy skills. Learners are encouraged, prior to commencing the course and where applicable, to complete an PreStart Safety & Training LLN analysis, which will assist the Trainer/Assessor to interpret individual skill level and manage this from the onset. Learners must complete and return a pre-course assessment (as supplied by PreStart Safety & Training).

All successful applicants will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment: UETDRRF004 – Provide rescue from a live LV panel.