Low Voltage Rescue / CPR

Course Overview

This course is a combined skill set covering the skills and knowledge required to rescue a person in contact with low voltage live electrical conductors and equipment and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with current Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines.

It will help you to understand your safety obligations stated in the Electrical and Safety legislation and regulations for employers and employees working in electrical industries.

Course Outline:

  • Correct Inspection of rescue equipment
  • Assess hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • Correct isolation procedures where appropriate
  • Knowledge of Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to rescue from a live LV panel
  • Work with external emergency services − Correct placement of rescue equipment
  • Control hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • Maintain Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to rescue from a live LV panel
  • Safely rescue a person − Remove victim to safe location / place of safety
  • Complete applicable workplace or site documentation, including incident report form
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of information in line with statutory or organisational policies
  • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required


Course Inclusions:

  • Training will be conducted by one of our experienced trainer / assessors who have resource industry currency and supported by a strong knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and industry standards.
  • Practical and theoretical activities drive the training experience to ensure that the training is engaging, interesting and relevant.
  • 4-hours of training. Up to 12 trainees per course. A typical course runs from 07:30-11:30

Participants must

Be at least 16 years of age

Equipment requirements

We supply all equipment necessary for you to undertake training.

For our public courses at our purpose-built training facility trainees must provide:



Appropriate clothing, closed-in footwear.


Students who are assessed as competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Australian Operator Training (RTO 41351).

National unit of competency

UETDRMP007 – Perform rescue from a live low voltage panel

HLTTAID009 –  Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course Duration

4 hours


$175.00 pp for public courses.

For group bookings outside our public course schedule or at your location, please contact our office on 07 49822541