Working near energised distribution equipment

This two day training course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to safely open and work near energised Western Power distribution equipment.
This course includes information relating to the responsibilities of Western Power employees who work near energised equipment, the hazards of working near energised equipment and the control measures that can be used to prevent injury or equipment damage.

This course does not cover the requirements to work on the equipment itself.

Who should attend

This course is suitable for people who are required to work near energised distribution equipment but have little or no operational field experience.

Prerequisites

The prerequisites for attendance at this training course are:

  • Network Authority Card (NAC)
  • Electrical trade qualification or a university electrical qualification

Note: All prerequisites need to be current.

Learning outcomes

As a result of attending this course participants should be able to:

*Unlock and open enclosure doors
*Close and lock enclosure doors
*Carry out inspections of energised equipment
*Observe and photograph opened and exposed equipment

What to wear/bring

  • PPE Level 1
  • Face shield
  • LV gloves

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

Note: Power Training Services does not provide PPE, PPC and tools for training courses.

Assessments

Assessments are included in this course, including an on the job workbook. Participants will not be considered to have completed this course until all assessments have been completed to a satisfactory level.

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