4490

Working Safely Near Live Electrical Lines and Apparatus

Summary

This course provides the participants with the knowledge and skills required to work near the Ergon overhead electricity network.

Note: For information about becoming an Authorised Person please visit the Ergon Authorised Persons webpage.

Training Mode Face to face
Duration 8 hours
COST (ex. GST) $540 per person

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Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

7 Locations

Rocklea Rocklea Depot 103 Marshall Road, Rocklea QLD 4106
Toowoomba Building 3, Hampton Street, 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

Tue 22nd Oct 2019 7:30am - 3:30pm
Rockhampton
3 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $540.00
Tue 29th Oct 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm
Cairns
5 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $540.00
Tue 12th Nov 2019 7:30am - 3:30pm
Townsville
3 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $540.00
Tue 19th Nov 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm
Cairns
8 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $540.00
Tue 26th Nov 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm
Toowoomba
7 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $540.00
Tue 26th Nov 2019 7:30am - 3:30pm
Mackay
5 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $540.00
Wed 27th Nov 2019 7:30am - 3:30pm
Maryborough
7 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $540.00
Mon 2nd Dec 2019 7:30am - 3:30pm
Townsville
8 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $540.00
Mon 16th Dec 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm
Toowoomba
6 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $540.00
Mon 16th Dec 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm
Cairns
8 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $540.00
Tue 17th Dec 2019 7:30am - 3:30pm
Rockhampton
7 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $540.00
Date & Time Locations Availability No. of People COST (ex. GST)
Tue 22nd Oct 2019 7:30am - 3:30pm
Rockhampton
3 spots
$540.00
Tue 29th Oct 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm
Cairns
5 spots
$540.00
Tue 12th Nov 2019 7:30am - 3:30pm
Townsville
3 spots
$540.00
Tue 19th Nov 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm
Cairns
8 spots
$540.00
Tue 26th Nov 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm
Toowoomba
7 spots
$540.00
Tue 26th Nov 2019 7:30am - 3:30pm
Mackay
5 spots
$540.00
Wed 27th Nov 2019 7:30am - 3:30pm
Maryborough
7 spots
$540.00
Mon 2nd Dec 2019 7:30am - 3:30pm
Townsville
8 spots
$540.00
Mon 16th Dec 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm
Toowoomba
6 spots
$540.00
Mon 16th Dec 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm
Cairns
8 spots
$540.00
Tue 17th Dec 2019 7:30am - 3:30pm
Rockhampton
7 spots
$540.00

Skills Acquired

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

  • Apply appropriate electrical safety and technical knowledge relating to the type of work, operating plant or vehicles near overhead and underground electric lines
  • Interpret the application and intent of the Electrical Safety Code of Practice 2010 for Working Near Overhead and Underground Electric Lines
  • Explain basic electrical concepts and the effect of electricity on the human body
  • Identify hazards that may be present and the risk management procedures required to manage the risks associated with work carried out near overhead and underground power lines
  • Identify electricity supply infrastructure assets and voltages
  • Identify the exclusion zones applicable to people, vehicles and operating plant for various power line voltages, conductor and cable types, environmental conditions and authorisation of persons
  • State the emergency planning, response and reporting procedures required in the event of an electrical incident or accident