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. 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

This unit is ALWAYS delivered delivered following and in combination with the HLTAID001 Provide CPR

Our Paramedical trainers will provide you with the best training available

  • Inspection of rescue equipment
  • Assessing hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • Isolation procedures where appropriate
  • Knowledge of Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to rescue from a live LV panel
  • Involvement of external emergency services
  • Placement of rescue equipment
  • Controlling hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • Maintaining Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s) appropriate to rescue from a live LV panel
  • Practical demonstration of rescuing a person
  • Removing victim to safe location / place of safety

Please phone our office and discuss your needs with a staff member. 

Electricity Supply Industry workers who undertake the installation and/or maintenance of network infrastructure which requires workers to Perform rescue from a live LV panel and CPR, to meet OHS, mobility and mutual aid requirements.

Candidates must hold and shall be current in the unit:

HLTAID001        Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

UETSS00029 Refresher - Perford Rescue froma Live LV Panel and CPR

UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel

HLTAID001 Provide CPR

Only basic numeracy and literacy skills are needed to attend this course. Access to a computer with internet, as well as basic computer skills is required for completion of this unit

Attendance and successful completion of the HLTAID001 Provide CPR unit is required prior to attempting this unit

CPR refresher and refresher in this unit is required annually or as specified by your employer. Some organisations require this unit to be refreshed every 6 months

Face to face training is approx. 3 hours 

It is strongly suggested you view the videos on CPR found on our website as well as reading the first aid book which is also available on our website


There is some theory and practical assessment to ensure that the participant has gained the required knowledge and confidence in the skills covered in the unit. A reasonable level of physical fitness is also required to complete this unit as participants will be required to drag a 30kg manikin using a rescue crook.

Anyone with any injury or condition that may be affected by dragging a heavy manikin should not attempt this unit