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Unit of competency details

UETTDRRF10 - Provide first aid in an ESI environment (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to UETTDRRF10B - Provide first aid in an ESI environment 24/Sep/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 24/Mar/2021
(View details for release 1) 25/Sep/2019


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 069907 First Aid  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 069907 First Aid  25/Sep/2019 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 2. Amendment to the Performance Evidence.

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the UET Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package.

Application

This unit covers the provision of first aid in an electricity supply industry (ESI) environment. It includes the recognition and provision of an initial response where first aid is required in emergency situations by providing essential first aid using basic life support measures according to established workplace first aid policies and procedures.

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.

Pre-requisite Unit

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Competency Field

Refresher Training

Unit Sector

Not applicable.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1  

Prepare to provide first aid in an ESI environment 

1.1 

Physical hazards and risks to personal and others’ health and safety are identified according to established procedures

1.2 

The situation is assessed and actions required decided

1.3 

Assistance is sought from others, if required

2 

Carry out the provision of first aid in an ESI environment 

2.1 

The victim’s physical condition and visible vital signs are assessed

2.2 

First aid is provided to stabilise the victim’s condition in accordance with recognised first aid procedures

2.3 

Available first aid equipment is used as appropriate

2.4 

Emergency services appropriate to the situation are notified

2.5 

Information about the victim’s condition is conveyed accurately and clearly to emergency services personnel or health professionals

3 

Complete provision of first aid in an ESI environment 

3.1 

Processes for reporting accidents and/or incidents to authorised personnel are confirmed in accordance with established procedures

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Range is restricted to essential operating conditions and any other variables essential to the work environment.

Non-essential conditions may be found in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit replaces and is equivalent to UETTDRRF10B Provide first aid in an ESI environment.

Links

UET Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=229bace1-b7bc-4653-9300-dffb13ecfad7

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 2. Amendment to the Performance Evidence.

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the UET Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package.

Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria on one occasion and include:

  • applying relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, including the use of risk control measures
  • checking site for danger to self, victim and others
  • completing the management of electrical burns plus one other of the following:
  • bites or stings
  • shock
  • bleeding
  • electrical shock
  • monitoring and managing victim
  • raising alarm with emergency services.

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all the requirements of the elements and performance criteria and include knowledge of:

  • provision of first aid in an emergency situation encompassing:
  • assessing hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • involvement of external emergency services
  • the treatment of electrical burns, shock, bites, stings, bleeding and electric shock
  • skills required to provide first aid in an emergency situation encompassing:
  • controlling hazards to rescuer, victim and others
  • use of available first aid equipment and resources
  • injury management using first aid principles.

Assessment Conditions

Assessors must hold credentials specified within the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

Assessment must satisfy the Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence and all regulatory requirements included within the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

Assessment must occur in workplace operational situations where it is appropriate to do so; where this is not appropriate, assessment must occur in simulated conditions involving realistic and authentic activities that replicate operational workplace conditions.

Assessment processes and techniques must be appropriate to the language, literacy and numeracy requirements of the work being performed and the needs of the candidate.

Resources for assessment must include access to:

  • a range of relevant exercises, case studies and/or other simulations
  • relevant and appropriate materials, tools, facilities, equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) currently used in industry for providing first aid in an ESI environment
  • applicable documentation, including workplace procedures, relevant industry standards, equipment specifications, regulations, codes of practice and operation manuals.

Links

UET Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=229bace1-b7bc-4653-9300-dffb13ecfad7