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Low Voltage Rescue & Provide CPR

Duration:
5 Hours

Max Students:
12

Designed for:
All learners involved in electrical work that are required to maintain skill levels in low voltage rescue procedures as part of their duties. This course is specifically designed to provide learners with the knowledge and practical skills to provide a safe rescue of a casualty who has received an electric shock or other injuries while working on low voltage conductors or equipment.

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Students will require a level of Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills to enable the completion of workplace incident forms.

Description:
There are two components to this course: a nationally recognised component which will provide learners with the confidence and competence required to provide CPR on an unconscious casualty. The not nationally recognised component focuses on the practical skills required of a learner to perform a rescue from a low voltage equipment or conductors using a low voltage rescue kit.

Content:

  • Switchboard Risk Management
  • Legislation
  • Electrical Injuries
  • Switchboard Rescue Preparation
  • Switchboard Rescue
  • Scene Assessment and Management
  • Low voltage rescue equipment
  • Casualty Assessment
  • Airway Management
  • Management of the Unconscious Casualty
  • Provide CPR

Unit of Competency

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Assessment:
Assessment is conducted by using a range of scenarios and orally / written questions.

Delivery Method:
Delivery of training is done face to face and may be done on a customer’s site or in a Blackwoods Training centre.


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