Maintain energised HV distribution overhead electrical apparatus (stick) - Western Power familiarisation

Provide HV live workers with knowledge of the Western Power High Voltage Live Work Manual and procedures. Authorisation to work on the Western Power live network is possible after successful completion of this course.

Course duration

5 days

Who should attend

Western Power employees or contractors who are qualified in high voltage work (stick) and required to perform this work on the Western Power network.

Course includes

  • participating as a team member of a high voltage live line work crew
  • plan to maintain energised high voltage distribution overhead electrical apparatus (stick)
  • carry out maintenance of energised high voltage distribution overhead electrical apparatus (stick)
  • complete the maintenance of energised high voltage distribution overhead electrical apparatus (stick)

Prerequisites

  • Network Authority Card (NAC)
  • UETTDRDP13A Maintain energised HV distribution overhead electrical apparatus (stick) or equivalent unit
  • UETTDRRF08B Perform EWP controlled descent escape or equivalent unit
  • UETTDRRF02B Perform pole top rescue or equivalent unit
  • TLILIC2005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) or equivalent unit
  • meet Western Power selection criteria as prescribed in section 3.1 of the High Voltage Live Work Manual
Note: All prerequisites must be current.

PPC and PPE requirements

  • PPE Level 1
  • combination pole/EWP harness
  • general work gloves
  • safety glasses (minimum medium impact)
  • safety helmet
  • hand tools

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

Equipment requirements

Dependent on the location of the course delivery, you may be required to provide relevant equipment such as a lifting bucket and an elevated work platform.
This will be determined by PTS during the enrolment process.

Assessments

Written and practical assessments are included in this course. Participants will not be considered to have completed this course until all assessments have been completed to a satisfactory level.

Certification

On successful completion of this training students will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance.

Associated Authorisations

XHDLS HV Distribution Live Line Stick
For information on how to apply for an Authorisation, contact the Authorisations Team

How to apply

Enrolment in this course is by application only.
To apply:

  1. Click APPLY NOW to begin the application process
  2. Complete the APPLICATION FORM (link below)
  3. Submit your APPLICATION including evidence of all prerequisites

Once PTS has confirmed that you meet the prerequisites, we will contact you to finalise your enrolment.

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