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The following courses have been superseded by T0838: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

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Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

8 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
Raceview 21 Thornton Street, Raceview QLD 4305

Upcoming Course Sessions

Mon 18th Mar 2024 -
Tue 19th Mar 2024
7:30am - 4:00pm
MARYBOROUGH
4 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Mon 25th Mar 2024 -
Tue 26th Mar 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
ROCKHAMPTON
2 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Mon 8th Apr 2024 -
Tue 9th Apr 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
ROCKHAMPTON
5 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Mon 8th Apr 2024 -
Tue 9th Apr 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
CAIRNS
6 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Tue 9th Apr 2024 -
Wed 10th Apr 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
TOWNSVILLE
5 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Thu 2nd May 2024 -
Fri 3rd May 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
TOOWOOMBA
6 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Tue 7th May 2024 -
Wed 8th May 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
TOWNSVILLE
8 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Tue 7th May 2024 -
Wed 8th May 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
CAIRNS
8 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Mon 17th Jun 2024 -
Tue 18th Jun 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
CAIRNS
8 spots available
person
Cost (ex. GST) $1080.00
Date & Time Locations Availability No. of People COST (ex. GST)
Mon 18th Mar 2024 -
Tue 19th Mar 2024
7:30am - 4:00pm
MARYBOROUGH
4 spots
$1080.00
Mon 25th Mar 2024 -
Tue 26th Mar 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
ROCKHAMPTON
2 spots
$1080.00
Mon 8th Apr 2024 -
Tue 9th Apr 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
ROCKHAMPTON
5 spots
$1080.00
Mon 8th Apr 2024 -
Tue 9th Apr 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
CAIRNS
6 spots
$1080.00
Tue 9th Apr 2024 -
Wed 10th Apr 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
TOWNSVILLE
5 spots
$1080.00
Thu 2nd May 2024 -
Fri 3rd May 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
TOOWOOMBA
6 spots
$1080.00
Tue 7th May 2024 -
Wed 8th May 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
TOWNSVILLE
8 spots
$1080.00
Tue 7th May 2024 -
Wed 8th May 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
CAIRNS
8 spots
$1080.00
Mon 17th Jun 2024 -
Tue 18th Jun 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
CAIRNS
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.