T0838

Working Safely On or Near Electrical Network Infrastructure in QLD (System Key for EQL Contractors ONLY) (1009)

Summary

Provides the knowledge and skills required for anyone that requires authorisation to access a high voltage enclosures for the purposes of high voltage switching.

It is also for Contractor Workers who want to apply to the Electricity Entity (Ergon Energy or Energex) for substation system access key.

The following courses have been superseded by T0838:

  • 4431 Safe Entry to HV Enclosures
  • M204 Substation Safety Awareness (SSAW)
  • T0912 Safe Access to Substation Enclosures (System Key Access)

Training refresher: Every 3 years

Important: Until further notice, we will only be issuing S1/S3/System Access Keys to personnel that work for companies that have a current Contract with us. Any application for S1/S3/System Access Keys by non-contracted personnel will be declined. Please contact your Contractor Specialist or Contract Tender for further information about how to obtain a S1/S3/System Access Key.

Note: On completion of this course, participants (including Apprentices that have already completed the first 6 months of their apprenticeship) can be assigned the 'Safe Entry to High Voltage Enclosures' authorisation.

Training Mode Face to face
Duration 16 hours
COST (ex. GST) $1080 per person

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

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

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

Tue 18th Jun 2024 -
Wed 19th Jun 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
CAIRNS
1 spot available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Tue 2nd Jul 2024 -
Wed 3rd Jul 2024
7:30am - 4:00pm
TOWNSVILLE - TT&D TRAINING CENTRE
8 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Tue 30th Jul 2024 -
Wed 31st Jul 2024
7:00am - 3:30pm
OXLEY
6 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Mon 5th Aug 2024 -
Tue 6th Aug 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
ROCKHAMPTON
8 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Mon 12th Aug 2024 -
Tue 13th Aug 2024
7:30am - 4:00pm
MARYBOROUGH
8 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Date & Time Locations Availability No. of People COST (ex. GST)
Tue 18th Jun 2024 -
Wed 19th Jun 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
CAIRNS
1 spot
$1080.00
Tue 2nd Jul 2024 -
Wed 3rd Jul 2024
7:30am - 4:00pm
TOWNSVILLE - TT&D TRAINING CENTRE
8 spots
$1080.00
Tue 30th Jul 2024 -
Wed 31st Jul 2024
7:00am - 3:30pm
OXLEY
6 spots
$1080.00
Mon 5th Aug 2024 -
Tue 6th Aug 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
ROCKHAMPTON
8 spots
$1080.00
Mon 12th Aug 2024 -
Tue 13th Aug 2024
7:30am - 4:00pm
MARYBOROUGH
8 spots
$1080.00

Skills Acquired

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

  • Apply electrical safety and technical knowledge relevant to the type of work and the operation of plant or vehicles near overhead and underground electric lines.
  • Interpret the application and intent of the Electrical Safety Code of Practice – Working Near Overhead and Underground Electric Lines.
  • Describe the difference between Authorised Persons and Untrained Persons as outlined in the Electrical Safety Code of Practice - 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 control measures to be implemented to manage the risks associated with work carried out on or near overhead and underground electric lines, and within high voltage enclosures.
  • Identify electricity network infrastructure assets, substation components and voltages.
  • Identify exclusion zones applicable to people, vehicles and operating plant for various electric line voltages, types of conductors and cables, high voltage enclosures, environmental conditions, and training and authorisations of people on the electricity network.
  • State the emergency planning, response and reporting procedures required in the event of an electrical incident or accident.
  • Demonstrate the process for detecting abnormal electrical interference in a high voltage enclosure using a tuned AM radio.
  • Demonstrate the process for safe entry to and exit from a high voltage enclosure.