Switching Operator Lines Practical (SWER only) (1957)


To develop and assess the knowledge and skills required to perform field switching operations with a focus on SWER Lines up to and including 19.1kV.

Training refresher: Every 3 years.

Training Mode Face to face
Duration 32 hours
COST (ex. GST) On request

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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:

  • Outline roles and responsibilities of Switching Operator Lines
  • Outline distribution network performance and protection requirements
  • Outline process for commissioning distribution high voltage lines and substations
  • Outline constraints when performing field switching
  • Conduct phase rotation and phase out testing across an open point
  • Perform field switching in accordance with prepared Switching Sheet
  • Diagnose distribution and sub-transmission feeder faults