Switching Operator Assistant - Ergon


Provides the knowledge and skills required to competently perform the role and responsibilities of an authorised Switching Operator Assistant on the Ergon high voltage network. At the end of this course, a portfolio will be given to the participant that will determine the Authorisation to be issued.

Training refresher: Every 3 years

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

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7 Locations

Rocklea Rocklea Depot 103 Marshall Road, Rocklea QLD 4106
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

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Skills Acquired

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

  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of a Switching Operator Assistant
  • Explain the purpose and function of high voltage apparatus encountered when performing switching and access
  • Explain high voltage switching principles and practices
  • Explain the purpose of feeder and substation protection systems
  • Demonstrate the role and responsibilities of the Switching Operator Assistant when assisting with switching operations being carried out on the high voltage network