Perform Pole Top Rescue UETTDRRF02


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.

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.


Current HTLAID009 (CPR)



Pre-entry Requirements:

  • Long sleeves and long pants
  • Appropriate safety footwear
  • USI


  • WH&S Legislation
  • Height Safety Regulations
  • Codes of Practice and Australian Standards
  • Prepare to perform pole top rescue
  • Carry out pole top rescue
  • Complete the pole top rescue procedure

Unit of Competency

UETTDRRF02 Perform Pole Top Rescue 


Participants learning outcomes will be assessed using practical activities designed to simulate the work environment as well as written questions as appropriate. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

Delivery Method: Face to Face - 6 Hours


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