UETDRMP006 Perform pole top rescue

Pole Top Rescue


This unit covers the performance of pole top rescue procedures as an emergency procedure required in the workplace. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from a pole top and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution and rail work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for rescue, health, safety and risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

Methods of Achieving Objectives

  • Classroom presentations, group discussions and exercises
  • Knowledge and practical assessments


  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course Duration

  • Initial – 4 hours
  • Refresher – 2 hours

Group Size

  • Maximum/minimum 6 participants


Upon successful completion of an initial course participants will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

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Benefits from this course

  • Learn current Pole Top Rescue best practices in electricity supply industry (ESI)
  • Become Pole Top Rescue workplace ready should the need arise
  • Achieve certification in a nationally recognised course

Course Documents

UETDRMP006 Perform pole top rescue (PDF)