FMS2 - Operator Console

This course provides training on how to use the FMS Operator Console to dispatch work orders to field crews for completion.

Course duration

3 hours

Suitable for

  • Western Power personnel and external contractors who schedule and dispatch work orders for Transmission and Distribution Operational Maintenance field crews.

Course includes

At the end of this training, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of roles and responsibilities for the business process
  • Customise the FMS Operator Console for local or required use using filters
  • Use FMS Operator Console to:

Dispatch work orders to field crews
View work order information (re. forms and audit history)
Deallocate crew, and reallocate crew
View completed jobs
Attach documents after the Work Order has been dispatched to the crew (ie DBYD)

  • Access help when required


Participants must have basic computer literacy skills an understanding on work schedules and work types

What to wear

PPE Level 0 including:

  • long-sleeved shirt and long trousers
  • enclosed, flat footwear (must provide full protection of foot, ie not sneaker or canvas shoes)

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


Practical assessment

Additional Information

Toughpads with a mouse and keyboard attached that has the FMS Operator Console app downloaded on the device, are required for training.

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