Perform EWP Rescue

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Perform EWP Rescue Training Overview (Electrical Supply Industry)

public course calendar THIS IS NOT AN ATTENDANCE COURSE. THIS IS NOT A TICK IN THE BOX COURSE. IF YOU ARE AFTER REAL TRAINING, THIS IS THE COURSE FOR YOU, IF NOT GO SOMEWHERE ELSE! This unit covers the performance of rescue procedures from an elevated work platform (EWP) in the workplace. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from a raised EWP by a work party member on the ground 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. Other conditions may apply under state and territory legislative and regulatory licensing requirements which must be confirmed prior to commencing this unit

What you will learn

  • Applying relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, including the use of risk control measures Identifying operational instructions and confirming the function of emergency equipment to facilitate rescue from an incident on an elevated work platform (EWP) Accessing controls and lowering the EWP in accordance with mobile equipment instructions/workplace procedures Removing the victim from the EWP to the ground in accordance with workplace procedures.
  • Emergency procedures for the EWP rescue of a victim encompassing: Inspection of rescue equipment Assessing hazards to rescuer, victim and others Isolation procedures, where appropriate Safe approach distances (SAD) appropriate to EWP rescue Involvement of external emergency services Emergency retrieval systems Emergency procedures required to undertake EWP rescue of a victim encompassing: Placement of rescue equipment Controlling hazards to rescuer, victim and others Maintaining SAD appropriate to EWP rescue Practical steps in rescuing a person Removing victim to safe location/place of safety.

Where can it take your career?

This training course is designed for individuals currently working, or wish to work in operational roles that require them to perform tower rescue.  This is ideal for workers who are looking:
  • For employment in the Electrical Supply Industries.
  • To formalise their qualifications to meet workplace and legislative requirements
  • To upgrade or refresh their skills to advance their careers.

What are the entry requirements?

Pre-requisite Unit:

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Additionally, before making a booking students must:
  • Be 18 years or older (unless prior arrangements have been made).
  • Be able to clearly communicate (speak), read and write in English to a high standard.
  • Have proficient computer skills with internet access. Preferably access to a Laptop/Desktop with a good WiFi connection to download the pre-course Learner Guide.

Physical/Personal Requirements:

  • Physically, medically and mentally fit.
  • Able to lift and drag an 80kg dead weight approx 20 meters, conduct 5 heaves/pull ups, 30 push ups and able to operate at heights. Not be more than 120kg. Not have any medical conditions or phobias that may endanger yourself or other students including fear of heights or physical injury.


1 Days (8 Hours approx. per day) face to face (with pre-course reading)


$400 per person weekdays.

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Face to Face Public courses are run at our St Peters NSW facility weekly. Address: Unit 14/2 Burrows Road South, St Peters, NSW 2044 Start time: 7:30am (unless otherwise stated when you book) All day street parking available. But limited so try to arrive 20-30 mins early as street parking fills up quick in the area. Easy access via public transport, bus and train.

Competencies Awarded

  • UETDRRF002 – Perform EWP rescue
Verified through Term and Conditions All courses are delivered in English

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