This course is for any person who may be required to work or operate vehicles and equipment near overhead or underground electric apparatus. This Competency Standard Unit covers compliance with working safely up to the defined “safe approach distance” near energised electrical apparatus (inc. electrical power lines) for nonelectrical workers. It includes work functions that may be performed, such as vegetation control, scaffolding, rigging, painting, and/or any other activity that requires working safely and complying with requirements and/or established procedures near live electrical apparatus by a non-electrical worker. Also included is the preparation of risk assessment control measures that encompass job safety assessment.
Working safely near live electrical apparatus as non-electrical worker
- Electrical Principles
- Electric Shock
- The Power System
- High / Low Voltage and Safe Approach Distance Identification
- Electrical Hazards Within The Rail Corridor
- Perform Rescue From Live Low Voltage
- Provide CPR
- SWMS Risk Assessment
Statutory requirements and recommendations
- WHS Act 2011
- WHS Reg 2011
- Work Near Overhead Power Lines Code of Practice 2006
- Ausgrid Network Standard 209 2015
You will need to provide your Unique Student Identification Number (USI) on the day of training. If you do not have a USI Number click here to generate one.
Cost: $300 (inc GST)Enroll Now
Overhead Powerlines Training Course
work near overhead power lines training
Cost: $150 (inc GST)Enroll Now
DO I NEED TO DO THE “INITIAL” OR THE “REFRESHER” COURSE?
➢ If you have never undertaken a training course for working in the vicinity of overhead power lines, you will be required to carry out the INITIAL course.
➢ If you have successfully completed a training course for working in the vicinity of overhead power lines after 30th of April 2012, you are not required to do the INITIAL course, provided;
ISCC 26 – You have a Statement of Attainment approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) issued by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO).
➢ If you are to attend the INITIAL course you will need to provide your Unique Student Identification Number (USI) on the day of training. If you do not have a USI number you can click here to generate one
➢ The “REFRESHER” course is a requirement of the Energy Supply Authority. It is a requirement by this authority that no greater than 12 months you successfully undertake a competency assessment in the “Crane and Plant Electrical Safety Course”, or equivalent, and demonstrate your ability to apply Rescue Procedures and CPR.
“This course is also known as UETTDREL14A, 5099, ISCC 26 or Spotters Course”