Perform EWP controlled descent escape

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to perform elevated work platform (EWP) controlled descent escape procedures in the workplace. It specifies the mandatory requirements for self-rescue from a raised EWP and how they apply in the context of 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.

Course Duration

1 day

Who Should Attend

Employees or contractors licenced to work aloft in an Elevated Work Platform (EWP)

Prerequisites

The prerequisites for attendance at this course are:
*Network Authority Card (NAC)
*HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
*High risk workers licence for operation of EWP

Note: All prerequisites need to be current.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this course participants should be able to:

  • Prepare to perform EWP controlled descent escape
  • Carry out EWP controlled descent escape
  • Complete the EWP controlled descent escape procedure

PPE/PPC & Equipment Requirements

Level 1 PPE

  • Fall arrest harness
  • Energy absorber lanyard

Some of the practical training for this course will take place in an operational area. You are required to have/provide Western Power approved PPC and PPE requirements for the practical work. Refer to the Western Power PPE Procedure Sections 3.1 & 3.2, for these requirements.

Note: Unless otherwise stated, Power Training Services does not provide PPE, PPC and tools for training courses.

Assessments

Written and practical assessments are included in the course.
Participants will need to demonstrate the required knowledge and the necessary practical skills in line with the learning outcomes.
Participants will not be considered to have completed this course until all assessments have been completed to a satisfactory level.

Certification

Statement of Attainment

Associated Authorisations

On successful completion of the course
XEDD – EWP Emergency Descent (EDD)

For information on how to apply for an Authorisation, contact the Authorisations Team

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Perform EWP controlled descent escape (UETTDRRF08)
$452.81 Limited GST free
Perform EWP controlled descent escape

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