Introduction to eNARs

This course gives a detailed overview of the eNAR process and should be undertaken following completion of PTS 858 – Introduction to switching operations.
Together, the two courses are a prerequisite for all other switching levels, unless you have completed PTS 795. If you have completed PTS 795, you are not required to complete PTS 858 but must complete PTS 859.
Successful completion of the two courses will allow the participant to apply for the authorisation for LENAR – ENAR Authorisation.

Note: This course should be taken following completion of PTS 858 – Introduction to switching operations.

Course Duration

3 days

Who Should Attend

The course will benefit people who raise eNARs or need to understand the eNAR process, including:

  • Cert III distribution lineworkers
  • Cert III distribution cable jointers
  • Electricians
  • Transmission lineworkers
  • Transmission cable jointers.


The prerequisites for attendance at this course are:

  • Completion of Western Power’s online SPIDAweb training
  • Western Power login with access to The Grid
  • Access to PowerOn Fusion H/V webview
  • Access to Geoview with access to LSE customers
  • Completion of either:
    • PTS 858 – Introduction to switching operations
    • PTS795 – Introduction to switching procedure

All of these prerequisites are mandatory. If you do not have access to the applications listed above, you cannot continue with the training.

  • If you want to proceed with the other switching courses, you will need one of the following prerequisites:
  • Cert III ESI qualification
  • electrical technician/engineering qualification
  • be an apprentice in the electricity supply industry.

Note: All prerequisites need to be current

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Be compliant with regulatory requirements for customer notifications (LSE)
  • Complete an eNAR to the satisfaction of system management requirements
  • Have a base knowledge of Western Power’s switching computer applications.

PPE/PPC & Equipment Requirements

  • PPE Level 1
  • Hard Hat

For more information about Western Power PPE requirements view the Western Power PPE Procedure


Written and practical assessments are included in the course.
Participants will need to demonstrate the required knowledge and the necessary practical skills in line with the learning outcomes.
Participants will not be considered to have completed this course until all assessments have been completed to a satisfactory level.


Certificate of Completion

Associated Authorisations

On successful completion of the course
LENAR – eNAR Authorisation

To be awarded this authorisation, you must have either:

  • completed both this course PTS 859 (Introduction to eNARs) & PTS 795 (Introduction to Western Power switching procedures) or
  • concurrently completed this course and PTS 858 (Introduction to switching operations)

For information on how to apply for an Authorisation, contact the Authorisations Team


You must apply for access the above systems before you attend this course. This is done via the Western Power IT Service Desk.
Complete the following online forms to apply for system access:

  1. PowerOn Fusion H/V webview access request form - CLICK HERE
  2. Geoview with access to LSE customers access request request form - CLICK HERE

Please note:

  • We recommend you allow sufficient time for the processing of your access (a minimum of 7 working days prior to class commencement ).
  • The application request must be made by you and your Formal Leader, PTS cannot submit this application for you.
  • If you attend class without the correct access, you will be deemed as not having the required prerequisites to continue.
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Introduction to eNARs

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