UETTDRRF08 Perform EWP controlled descent escape

UETTDRRF08 Perform EWP controlled descent escape

Course Objective:

This unit covers the performance of 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 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.


1 Day

Courses Run


Course Times

7:45 am / 12 pm


Classroom / Training Facility or Onsite Training

Service Fee




Course Entry Requirements:

It is essential that the prerequisite units listed below are obtained prior to the issuance of this unit to individuals within the fire sector or the units contributing to the attainment of HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

Delivery / Course Duration:
  • Group booking discounts apply
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Courses run: Monthly
  • Course times between: 7:45 am / 12 pm
  • Classroom/Training Facility or Onsite Training
  • Corporate packages
  • Real life training conducted by our Nationally Recognised Industry specialist trainer and assessors
  • Service Fee: $399
  • RPL: N/A

This course requires a minimum number of students for the class to proceed

  • Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast – QLD
  • Salisbury, Brisbane – QLD
  • Onsite Training – We come to you by request
ACTA Group Course Admission Requirements:

Participants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Have completed Year 10 in the Australian school system or equivalent; and
  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to ASCF Level 2
  • Provision of the participant’s Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • Provision of Australian legal photo identification for assessment purposes
  • Prerequisite unit – HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

**Transition Statement – Replacement Unit of Competency**

UETTDRRF08 Perform EWP controlled descent escape has been replaced by UETDRMP004 Perform EWP controlled descent escape as of the 13th October 2022. A transition period applies to enable current enrolled students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on the 13th October 2023. If required, enrolments can be transitioned into the new replacement unit of competency.

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will receive a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment in UETTDRRF08 Perform EWP controlled descent escape.

Wallet Cards are available for an additional fee.

UETTDRRF08 Perform EWP controlled descent escape

ACTA Group’s Participant Advice and Selection Policy outlines in detail a process to be followed for granting Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer. This is supported with RPL resources available for all course units.

Participants must apply for RPL or credit transfer prior to or immediately after formal enrolment but prior to the commencement of the delivery of the units. Any RPL’s granted must be accepted and signed off by the participant.

Further training pathways for participants considering this course include: