This course covers the performance of rescue procedures from an electrical supply industry (ESI) tower in the workplace. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from an ESI tower and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail functions. It encompasses responsibilities for health safety and risk management processes at all levels and adherence to safety practices.
National units of competency
- UETDRMP009 Perform tower rescue
- HLTAID009 Perform CPR
Course Content: topics include but are not limited to:
- Assess and control hazards to rescuer, victim and others
- Inspect rescue equipment
- Isolation procedures
- Safe approach distances
- Rescue procedures
- Involvement of external emergency services
Training conducted by experienced rescue specialists
Up to 2 days (16 hours) classroom, practical training and assessment All equipment used will be supplied by Zokal Safety Training.
Participants require refresher training annually in order to maintain satisfactory levels of emergency preparedness and participant competence.
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Industry Skills Councils have mapped this course between level 2 and 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework. It is recommended that participants provide evidence of their Foundation Skill Level prior to the commencement of the course.
It is recommended that participants contact Zokal prior to their course if they have any concerns about their ability to complete the training.
See Student handbook for additional information.
Number of Participants: 8
Requirement: Provide Unique Student Identifier (USI number) and ID
Equipment: All training materials are supplied by Zokal Safety Training
Meals: Full Day Courses – Lunch will be provided and light refreshments will be provided at morning break (only on our premises). Half Day Courses – Light refreshments will be provided at morning break (only on our premises)
Dress: Students are required to wear CLEAN clothing appropriate for the workplace and CLEAN covered shoes. Students are required to wear a hard hat and gloves during practical components of this course. Please bring them with you on the day.
All other equipment used will be supplied by Zokal Safety Training.
PARTICIPANTS MUST BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE IN ENGLISH, AND MUST BE ABLE TO FILL OUT ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION.
This is a competency based programme with progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge. Please let us know if there are any issues that your Zokal trainer should be aware of. These may include:
- Language, Literacy and Numeracy
- Physical limitations, such as hearing, vision or mobility concerns
- Anything that may affect your experience in the training course
Nationally – recognised accreditation such as a wallet card and Statement of Attainment Certificate as outlined above will be issued on satisfactory completion of all assessments, to successful participants
You can send us a message with the form below to get more information on PERFORM TOWER RESCUE ESI NEW UNITS or details on alternate courses if there are currently no dates available. You may also make a Corporate Enquiry.