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.

Training refresher: Not required for this course.

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, 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:

  • 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