Working Safely Near Live Electrical Apparatus As A Non-Electrical Worker - UETTDREL14A

This Competency Standard unit covers compliance with working safely up to the defined "safe approach distance" near energised electrical apparatus (Inc. electrical powerlines) for non-electrical workers and supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required to operate or observe the operation of cranes, plant, hand held tools in the vicinity of live overhead power lines and associated electrical apparatus in accordance with the current Code of Practice "Work Near Overhead Power Lines".

This unit also covers the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to apply safe work practices near live electrical apparatus and comprises the following learning outcomes.

 

  • Prepare to work safely by following instructions, procedures and WHS processes
  • Understand the basic electrical principles of a circuit
  • Identify voltage levels in the power system
  • Identification of power line hazards and control measures
  • Carry out work safely by applying practices to reduce incidence and accidents
  • Effects of electric shock and the prevention of electric shock
  • Safe working zones and distances.
  • Exclusion zones
  • Outline the procedure following an electrical accident
  • Outline the basic requirements of relevant legislation
  • CPR
This unit is designed for operators of cranes, mobile plant and elevating work platforms who carry out work closer than the approach distances specified in Table 1 of WorkCover Code of Practice Section 3.3 and safety observers who observe the work.

 

Next Course is on:

15 November 2018

NSW/QLD Learning Centre

4/322 Annangrove Road Rouse Hill NSW 2155

02 9679 0066

33/17 Cairns Street, Loganholme QLD 4129

07 3806 0999

Duration

1 day (8:00am to 5:30pm).

Certification

Upon satisfactory completion of assessment, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the following competencies:

UETTDREL14A - Working Safely Near Live Electrical Apparatus as a Non-Electrical Worker

This can be used toward a full qualification from the Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training package.

Additional Info

All PPE Requirements and training specifics will be outlined in an email to the participant upon booking confirmation.

The language, literary and numeracy requirements for this course ranges from AQF level 2 to AQF level 3.

Course Dates

Date Venue Days Status
15 Nov 2018 NSW 0.5 Available Book
15 Nov 2018 QLD 1 Available Book
15 Nov 2018 NSW 1 Available Book
29 Nov 2018 NSW 0.5 Available Book
29 Nov 2018 NSW 1 Available Book
13 Dec 2018 NSW 1 Available Book
13 Dec 2018 NSW 0.5 Available Book
17 Dec 2018 QLD 1 Available Book
10 Jan 2019 NSW 0.5 Available Book
10 Jan 2019 NSW 1 Available Book
15 Jan 2019 QLD 1 Available Book
24 Jan 2019 NSW 1 Available Book
24 Jan 2019 NSW 0.5 Available Book
07 Feb 2019 NSW 1 Available Book
07 Feb 2019 NSW 0.5 Available Book
20 Feb 2019 NSW 1 Available Book
20 Feb 2019 NSW 0.5 Available Book
07 Mar 2019 NSW 1 Available Book
07 Mar 2019 NSW 0.5 Available Book
21 Mar 2019 NSW 1 Available Book
21 Mar 2019 NSW 0.5 Available Book

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