Considered the leading training organisations for Low Voltage Rescue and CPR by electrical contractors.
This course is validated by the Electrical Safety Office ( ESO), an also compliant with the standards: Managing Electrical Risk in the Workplace.
Weekly Gold Coast courses
Same day Certificate
Large and Small Groups
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This course is for Electrical workers, spotters and trade assistants that may work on or around energised circuits. Low Voltage Switchboard Rescue and CPR is completed in a reasonable time frame and will teach you everything you need to know to rescue and resuscitate an electrical worker.
The Electrical safety office requires these nationally recognised units – UETTDRRF06BPerform rescue from a live LV panel and Provide CPR HLTAID001
The Electrical Safety Act states in relation to Rescue and Resuscitation training:
A person conducting a business or undertaking must ensure workers who are required to perform, or help in performing, electrical work are competent in rescue and resuscitation in accordance with recognised practices in the electricity industry.
Course Codes: Low Voltage Rescue Training & CPR incorporating the units UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel and HLTAID001 Provide CPR
To teach the worker the knowledge and skills required to risk assess an electrical job, set up the area, observe and rescue a person that has come in contact with energised parts, or suffered an explosive injury from a switchboard.
LVR & CPR Course Content:
Understand Electrical Safety Obligations
Safely Plan an electrical job
Check a Low Voltage Safety Kit
Demonstrate a safe LV Rescue
Management of electrical injuries
Management of electrical burns
Perform a 1 man drag
Use of a Defibrillator
Course Entry Requirements
Participant’s need to have six (6) months on job experience within the electrical industry. Participants must be 14 years or older. Participants under the age of 18 are required to provide a consent form completed by their legal guardian which can be accessed by clicking here. There are no qualification pre-requisites for this course however it is recommended that participants have sufficient literacy, language and numeracy skills to successfully complete the course. Examples of these are: basic writing skills, ability to understand English and verbal communication, ability to count to 30, calculate basic ratios, use a timer and tell the time. If a participant feels they need individual support in any of these areas please contact our Administration Manager on 07 55205068 or by clicking here.
Course Physical Requirement
There is a physical component to this course. Participants will be required to participate in role play activities, practical assessments, be able to perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on a manikin placed on the floor and have the ability to move a patient at least 3 metres (one man drag).
If you feel you may have some difficulties with mobility or performing these tasks please contact us prior to training to discuss any concerns on 07 55205068 or online by clicking here.
Up to 3 hours based on experience
Standard Course Fee:
$80.00 per participant (course fees include all training materials)
$75.00 per participant. Must be able to present a valid student card/concession card on the day. Inability to present valid ID on the day will result in the balance of the standard fee being payable.
Free Student Resources: FAAE provides a great range of student resources available to all participants which is accessible by clicking here. FAAE highly recommends if a participant has no previous Low Voltage Rescue and CPR training experience that they complete pre-reading of the ABC of CPR guide prior to attending the face to face training.
First Aid Accident & Emergency offers a hands on approach to training with progressive assessments throughout the course. Assessments undertaken include: written/oral assessments, practical and role play demonstrations and completion of an incident report form. A combination of these assessment methods will provide the participant with the required skills and knowledge to rescue and resuscitate an electrical worker confidently.The assessor on the day of training may require a student to complete additional learning if they do not have the knowledge or skills to competently complete this course. Further face to face training will be organised at no cost until the participant meets the requirements.
Award and Certification
On successful completion of the required assessments in the Low Voltage Switchboard Rescue Course, the participant will receive a Statement of Attainment in the form of a wallet card for the units:
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel
The current Electrical Safety Act requires competency acquisition every 12 months.
Low Voltage Rescue Course FAQs:
For more FAAE FAQ’s on Low Voltage Rescue Training (includes CPR)
Q: Who should take the LVR and CPR course?
A: The LVR and CPR course is for electrical workers, spotters and trade assistants that may work on or around energised circuits.
Q: What are the entrance requirements for the LVR and CPR course?
A: Participants are required to:
Have six (6) months of job experience within the electrical industry.
Be 14 years old or older.
If under 18 year old, have a valid consent form from a parent or legal guardian.
Q: What are the physical requirements for the LVR and CPR course?
A: Participants must be able to:
Perform CPR for 2 minutes uninterrupted.
Perform in role-play activities.
Perform in practical assessments.
Move a patient 3 meters (one man drag).
Q: How much does a LVR course cost?
A: The standard cost for our Low Voltage and CPR course is $80.00 per person. Cost for Student/Concession is $75.00 per person.
Low Voltage Rescue and CPR Training with Dan the Sparky Man
“The boys came back from their training the other day saying it was the best one they had attended yet! And this actually amazes me, considering they attend this training every single year.”
– Dan the Sparky Man | Rating: 5/5
Electrical CPR Course in Yatala
“Thought doing the scenario on a real person was fantastic”
– Deanne – KW Electric | Rating: 5/5
Coastline & Lindsay Electrical in Currumbin
“We have trained in CPR and LVR with First Aid Accident & Emergency for over 8 years, they never cease to amaze us. This training session was the BEST one we have ever done; one of our guys also said he had done this training for over 40 years and the delivery, content and time frame of the LVR and CPR was the best he has ever done!”
– Coastline and Lindsey Electrical Services | Rating: 5/5
“FAAE never disappoints us, we’ve been with them for a decade and every year, we actually use the techniques we learn and Scott always knows how to make it a bit of fun and a laugh at the same time.”