Short Course

High Voltage Switching Operations – Refresher

Overview

This refresher course provides participants with up-to-date information on legislation and a review of important safety and procedural details relating to high voltage switching operations.
Attending regular refresher training helps to meet industry best practice standards, and in WA, this will also ensure compliance with the Guidelines for the safe management of high voltage installations.Cet

Duration

2 Days

Location

Face-to-Face Training delivered at one of Competency Training’s national training centres, or at a client’s facility.

Price

$1,100 GST Excluded
Funding available for

WA – Construction workers in WA  Learn more.

 

Dates

Contact us for on-site bookings.

Course Outline

This refresher course provides a review of the following topics:

  1. Legislation and standards
  2. Electrical hazards, risk management and safety procedures
  3. Writing and checking switching programs
  4. Permit procedures

This course involves practical switching activities to a switching program, which includes:

  1. Remote switching operations using our customised interactive network diagrams
  2. Manual switching activities in our high voltage switching training facilities
Course Brochure

Outcomes

Units of Competency
  • UEPOPS124 Perform switching to a switching program
  • UEPOPS021 Control permit to work operations
  • UEPOPS036 Develop H.V switching programs
  • UEPOPS116 Operate local H.V. switchgear
  • UEPOPS117 Operate local L.V. switchgear
  • UEPOPS022 Coordinate and direct switching program
  • UETDREL005 Working safely near live electrical apparatus
  • UETDRSB001 Perform substation switching operation to a given schedule

Prerequisites

Students must hold the previous units listed in the below table.

If you cannot meet this requirement students will be required to undertake the HVSO four-day course.

Previous Units

Current Units

UEPOPS456 – Perform switching to a switching program

UEPOPS124 – Perform switching to a switching program

UEPOPS430 – Control permit to work operations

UEPOPS021 – Control permit to work operations

UEPOPS428 – Develop H.V. switching programs

UEPOPS036 – Develop H.V switching programs

UEPOPS349 – Operate local H.V. switchgear

UEPOPS116 – Operate local H.V. switchgear

UEPOPS357 – Operate local L.V. switchgear

UEPOPS117 – Operate local L.V. switchgear

UEPOPS525 – Coordinate and direct switching program

UEPOPS022 – Coordinate and direct switching program

UETTDREL16 – Working safely near live electrical apparatus

UETDREL005 – Working safely near live electrical apparatus

UETTDRSB39 – Perform power system substation switching operation to a given schedule

UETDRSB001 – Perform substation switching operation to a given schedule

  • Evidence of current Statement of Attainment must be produced.
  • Relevant electrical trade qualification, if applicable.

Participants who meet pre-requisites for the course will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for all nationally recognised units of competency which they have previously attained.

Students who do not meet these prerequisites will be issued a Certificate of Completion for the course.

Contact us for more information or to discuss your eligibility to enrol in the course.

Who should attend?

This High Voltage Switching Operations – Refresher course is intended as a periodic refresher for electrical workers who have previously completed equivalent training.

Evidence of prior training is required to be awarded a Statement of Attainment for nationally recognised units of competency.

Course Pathway Options

REFRESHER TRAINING

In accordance with industry Best Practice, Competency Training recommends that this high voltage training course be refreshed every 2-3 years.

In WA, this will also ensure compliance with the Guidelines for the safe management of high voltage installations, which states:

HV switching operators are required to be assessed as being competent, and maintain currency, in units of switching contained in Industry Training Packages delivered by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) approved to deliver Nationally Recognised Training within the Australian Qualifications Framework.

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There is more than enough in the course content to make sure we walk away

Stuart Grant
(Cert IV Instrumentation Student)

There is more than enough in the course content to make sure we walk away

Stuart Grant
(Cert IV Instrumentation Student)

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