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UETTDRRF03 - Perform EWP rescue



All State's Training's Perform EWP rescue training is a nationally accredited training program.



Upon satisfactory completion of this course in Perform EWP rescue training, participants will be issued with a statement of attainment, recognised within the Australian Qualifications Framework and issued under authority of the National Vocational Education and Regulator Act 2011, for competency:

UETTDRRF03 - Perform EWP rescue


Course Overview 

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 licencing requirements which must be confirmed prior to commencing this unit.

  • Prepare to perform EWP rescue procedures
  • Instruction in hazards and risk control measures for specific work areas and work activities are identified and obtained
  • Tools and emergency equipment are checked for safety, functionality and placed in an accessible location to facilitate response and rescue according to established procedures
  • Carry out EWP rescue procedures
  • Workplace procedures and work instructions for controlling risk are followed
  • Workplace procedures for removing the victim, where necessary, from contact with or in vicinity of live apparatus and lowering the EWP to the ground are followed
  • Workplace procedures for removing the victim from the EWP are followed
  • Workplace procedures for carrying out cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), if required at the site, and treatment, where necessary, by medical professionals are followed
  • The worksite is secured and entry controlled until appropriate authorities inspect and release the site
  • Complete the EWP rescue procedure
  • Processes for reporting accidents and/or incidents to authorised personnel are confirmed in accordance with established procedures



Pre-requisite Unit

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation


Course Duration

Approx. 4 - 6 hours