HIGH VOLTAGE OPERATIONS

ELECTRICAL WORKER TRAINING

HIGH VOLTAGE OPERATIONS

COURSE OVERVIEW

The High Voltage Operator course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to understand and safely act as an Authorised Operator.
The training program provides practical skills and knowledge to develop switching programs, perform switching operations, operate HV circuit breaking devices and LV secondary circuit devices. Includes legislation, theory and practical application to high voltage installations and maintenance.
Emphasis is placed on practical switching exercises, performed on the Client’s own HV equipment.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Understand the legislative framework that governs high voltage work activities
  • Understand and comply with relevant regulations and operational procedures
  • Understand and identify the hazards associated with the high voltage systems
  • Understand and safely complete the work permit process application, preparation, isolation, issue, completion, cancelation and restoration, in compliance with operational procedures
  • Understand, identify and safely operate high voltage, low voltage, control and protection devices associated with the HV apparatus, in compliance with operational procedures
  • Understand, safely apply and remove fixed and portable earthing equipment, in compliance with enterprise procedures

HIGH VOLTAGE OPERATIONS

DELIVERY

Specialist trainer delivered – theory and assessment

Onsite practical exercises and assessment on HV apparatus

DURATION

Full Course – Four (4) Days

Refresher Course – Two (2) Days

PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS

As this course contains safety critical information participants must have the ability to read, write and understand English

AVAILABILITY

Subject to a minimum of 4 and maximum of 10 participants per session

UNIT

UEPOPS349B

UEPOPS428B

UEPOPS456A

UEPOPS525A

UEPOPS357B

UTTDREL14A

UEPOPS349B

UEPOPS357B

DESCRIPTION

Operate Local HV Switchgear

Develop High Voltage Switching Programs

Perform Switching to a Switching Program

Coordinate and Direct Switching Program

Operate Secondary Switchgear

Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

Operate local H.V switchgear

Operate local L.V switchgear

WH&S Legislation for Training

A person conducting a business or undertaking must ensure, so far as is reasonably practiable, the provision of any information, instruction, training or supervision that is necessary to protect all persons from risks to their health and safety arising from work carried out.

You must ensure that information, training and instruction provided to a worker is suitable and adequate having regard to:

  • The nature of the work carried out by the worker
  • The nature of the risks associated with the work at the time the information, training or instruction is provided
  • The control measures implemented

You must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the information, training and instruction is provided in a way that is readily understandable by any person to whom it is provided.

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