UETDRMP008 Perform Rescue from Switchyard Structures


Qualification Overview

This course covers the initial and refresher training of an individual’s knowledge and skills in the safe performance of rescue procedures from switchyard structures at heights in the workplace. It specifies the requirements of rescue from switchyard structures and how they apply in the context of transmission or distribution 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.

Unit Prerequisites

HLTAID009 – Perform CPR

Participant Prerequisites

Initial – Working Safely at Heights

Refresher – Currency in Perform Rescue from Switchyard Structures, and Working Safely at Heights

Current employment/apprenticeship with an ESI asset owner or service provider.

Qualification Delivery Methods

  • Classroom presentations, group discussions, and exercises
  • Assessments – knowledge and practical

Course Duration

Initial – 6 hours

Refresher – 2 hours

Group Size

Minimum/Maximum 6 participants


Upon successful completion of an initial course each participant will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment

National RecognitionNationally Recognised Training Badge

Powerline Training will recognise qualifications or Statements of Attainment issued by another RTO for the purposes of:

RPL – (Recognition of prior learning)

CT – (Credit transfer)

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Benefits from this course

  • Increase your employability in electricity supply industry (ESI)
  • Learn current and best practices in a rapidly changing sector.
  • Achieve Perform Rescue from Switchyard Structures (UETDRMP008) upon successful completion of all assessment activities

Course Documents

Perform Rescue from Switchyard Structures Course Brochure (PDF)