Access Electrical Network Infrastructure for the Recipient (APR) in QLD (1030)


Provides the knowledge and skills required for contractors who needs to perform the Authorised Role of a Recipient on the Ergon Energy and Energex networks.

Portfolio: Yes. Electrical outcome requires the completion of a training portfolio to be finalised within 12 months of completing the course.

The following courses have been superseded by T0840:

  • 4476 Access Permit Recipient Combo Practical
  • 4477 Test Permit Recipient Practical
  • M584 Switching Recipient (ASR)
  • M591 Restricted Recipient
  • T0368 Access Permit Recipient Lines Practical
  • T0369 Access Permit Recipient Substation Practical
  • T0463 Permit Recipient Theory

Training refresher: Every 3 years

Note: The duration of this training course depends on which Access Permit Recipient (APR) Authorisation is required by the trainee. The cost for this course is for the trainee to obtain the required APR training outcome and is not a reflection of how long the trainee is required to attend the training school.

Training Mode Face to face
Duration 24 hours
COST (ex. GST) $1620 per person

Do you have a query or want to discuss the availability of this course? Please submit a Training availability enquiry form.


8 Locations

Oxley Oxley 19 Bannerman Street, Oxley QLD 4075
Raceview 21 Thornton Street, Raceview QLD 4305
Toowoomba Building 3, Cnr South and Hampton Streets, Toowoomba QLD 4350
Maryborough 52-62 Searle Street, Maryborough QLD 4650
Rockhampton Building 8, 63 Glenmore Road, North Rockhampton QLD 4700
Mackay 23 Cemetery Road, West Mackay QLD 4740
Townsville 4-28 Hartley Street, Garbutt QLD 4814
Cairns 107-125 McLeod Street, Cairns QLD 4870

Upcoming Course Sessions

All sessions for this course are fully booked. If you would like to enquire about future sessions, please complete a training availability enquiry form.

Skills Acquired

On successful completion of this module including all prerequisites and assessments you should have these skills:

  • Describe the role and associated responsibilities of an authorised Recipient, Switching Operator, Switching Coordinator
  • Outline the requirements for receiving Permits and/or Notices issued by authorised personnel and explaining details to the workgroup members
  • Review and confirm conditions of Permits and/or Notices provide an electrically safe work area
  • Outline the requirements for supervising electrical safety at the work area covered by Permits and/or Notices
  • Outline the requirements for transferring adn surrendering Permits and/or Notices to an authorised Switching Operator
  • Demonstrate the approved enterprise procedures for Permits and/or Notices including checking and confirming isolation points, operator earths and other precautions are adequate to ensure electrical safety for the work or testing being undertaken, carry out a hazard management assessment of the work area to determine the requirements for working earths to ensure electrical safety for the work or testing being undertaken, receiving permits and notices from authorised personnel on commencement of work and signing on if conditions enable safe access to the high voltage electrical apparatus, carrying out work area briefing and effectively communicating the conditions and limitations of the Permits and Notices to workgroup members, surrendering Permits and Notices to authorised personnel and signing off on completion of work.