Provide First Aid & Low Voltage Rescue
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid including
UETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV panel – $200
About this unit of competency – Provide First Aid
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
About this unit of competency – Perform Rescue from a live LV Panel (Low Voltage Rescue)
This unit covers the performance of rescue procedures from live low voltage (LV) apparatus, not including overhead lines and underground cables in the workplace. 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. It 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.
The application of the skills and knowledge described in this unit may require a licence/registration to practice in the workplace subject to regulations for undertaking of electrical work.
National Course Codes
- HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
- UETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV Panel
This Provide first aid combined with Perform rescue from a live LV panel course is delivered as a 8 hour face-to-face training session, plus breaks.
We offer monthly public attendance first aid courses at our Mayfield West training centre or we can come to your workplace.
If your organisation is interested in a private / in-house booking to have this course delivered to a group of staff, please contact our head office to discuss booking options. The delivery can be programmed to fit in with your staff and company schedule, at your venue or ours
It is important to note that this CPR element of this course requires a level of physical ability to complete practical assessments. All students are required to perform 2 minutes of CPR on an adult manikin and baby manikin on the floor. If your health or fitness will not allow you to demonstrate this, you will not be awarded a nationally accredited certificate for HLTAID003 Provide first aid. We can however issue a non accredited certificate of attendance for First aid.
All students must be able to demonstrate an accurate verbal report which would be given to emergency services and workplace supervisor
Language, Literacy and Numercy requirements
This first aid course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and developing first skills that will be needed in an emergency. If you believe you will need assistance due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our head office before enrolling to discuss your training needs
All students must bring ID with them to the training course. Photo ID is the minimum requirement (e.g. Drivers Licence, Passport or similar)
Assessment Outcomes: Competent or Not Competent
For any learner who is unable to satisfactorily complete all assessment tasks, the assessor will attempt to make reasonable adjustments to the methods of assessment. If the learner is deemed not competent, they will need to re-sit the training course and additional fees will apply
Recognition of prior learning
Students choosing to undertake RPL will need to be sent an RPL guide for their course.
In order to be eligible for RPL, the student must demonstrate currency in that particular subject. I.e. a student cannot submit evidence from 5 years prior and request it be applied directly to their new competency. They must show how they have since applied those skills and that they are current.
Once assessed in all areas of the course and competency demonstrated, learners will be issued a Statement of Attainment for HLTAID003 Provide first aid & UETTDRRF06 Perform rescue from a live LV panel
This Unit of Competency is Nationally Recognised Training from Health Training Package and it is recommended that it is updated annually by the Australian Resuscitation Council.