High voltage (HV) insulator coating

Skills and knowledge to carry out overhead line insulator coating principles and procedures plus the skills to coat insulators supporting energised high voltage conductors.

Course duration

1 ½ days

Suitable for

Lineworker

Course includes

  • identify and apply worksite safety requirements
  • identify and prepare equipment for insulator coating
  • inspect and maintain tools and equipment used for insulator coating
  • apply coating to insulators supporting high voltage apparatus.

Additional information

To undertake this course, you may be required to provide the following plant and equipment:

  • high voltage insulated EWP fitted with high voltage earth lead and spike
  • silicone pump and product
  • insulated silicone delivery hose
  • insulated spray wand and jets
  • silicone wipes or similar cleaning products
  • a wind meter

Note: All equipment must be in-test.

Prerequisites

  • Network Authority Card (NAC)
  • Certificate III in ESI – Distribution overhead qualification
  • TLILIC2005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)
  • Licence to perform high risk work – WP (elevating work platform)

What to wear

  • PPE Level 1
  • Coverall to protect clothing
  • Safety harness
  • Respirator (optional)

See the Western Power PPE Procedure for more information about the requirements

Assessments

Written and practical assessment

Certification

A Certificate of Attendance at the end of this course

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.