AWUG – UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL AWARENESS

  • February 17, 2015 /

awug - Underground Electrical Awareness

This course is suited to workers within the Construction Industry or outdoor workers who are required to work within the vicinity of underground power lines.

The unit will provide a suitable level of understanding about the general properties of electricity. Be able to identify various voltages operating in the supply network and to properly assess risks associated with working in close proximity to live parts.

People seeking work that include working on or in close proximity to the electrical supply networks may be assisted in their efforts to obtain work in these industries by the completion of this course.

Benefits to Business:

Electrical supply network owners require that work undertaken in proximity to their assets is performed by people who are suitably qualified. This unit of competency meets part of that expectation.

The unit provides participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake work, when authorised by the network owner, in accordance with the regulatory requirements.

Learning will be conducted initially in an instruction room with access to all necessary training aids.

Upon completion of the theory component, learning will be conducted in a controlled outdoor training environment.

Learning Outcome:

Upon Completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

  • Identify safety issues related to the underground Electricity Supply Industry network
  • Legislation and Safety requirements regarding working near electrical apparatus
  • Electricity network exclusion zones
  • Safe excavation and civil works methods and safe access to underground electrical infrastructure
  • Safe construction of underground distribution power lines
  • Environmental requirements when working in, and around, an underground network

Scheduled course dates and locations:

Date: Contact your InterLink office for further information

Location: Loganholme (Queensland), Ringwood (Victoria) or organise group training at your worksite

Assessment to be completed: includes both assessment of knowledge and assessment of practical skills.

Licensed or regulated outcomes: On satisfactory completion of assessment, a certificate will be issued.

Costs and Financial Support or Government subsidies available

Government subsidies for initial and refresher courses may be available and can be discussed on application.

Review Schedule: Version: 1 - August 2015 to be reviewed August 2017.

Third parties involved in delivery and assessment: Nil

For further information, please refer to the attached overview:

m428-underground-electrical-overview

Disclaimer:

Attendance at this course does not automatically guarantee attainment of competency, nor does satisfactory completion of assessment and attainment of competency guarantee relevant employment.

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Unit Overview:

This course is suited to workers within the Construction Industry or outdoor workers who are required to work within the vicinity of underground power lines.

The unit will provide a suitable level of understanding about the general properties of electricity. Be able to identify various voltages operating in the supply network and to properly assess risks associated with working in close proximity to live parts.

People seeking work that include working on or in close proximity to the electrical supply networks may be assisted in their efforts to obtain work in these industries by the completion of this course.

Benefits to Business:

Electrical supply network owners require that work undertaken in proximity to their assets is performed by people who are suitably qualified. This unit of competency meets part of that expectation.

The unit provides participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake work, when authorised by the network owner, in accordance with the regulatory requirements.

Learning will be conducted initially in an instruction room with access to all necessary training aids.

Upon completion of the theory component, learning will be conducted in a controlled outdoor training environment.

Learning Outcome:

Upon Completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

  • Identify safety issues related to the underground Electricity Supply Industry network
  • Legislation and Safety requirements regarding working near electrical apparatus
  • Electricity network exclusion zones
  • Safe excavation and civil works methods and safe access to underground electrical infrastructure
  • Safe construction of underground distribution power lines
  • Environmental requirements when working in, and around, an underground network

Scheduled course dates and locations:

Date:  Contact your InterLink office for further information

Location: Loganholme (Queensland), Ringwood (Victoria) or organise group training at your worksite

Assessment to be completed: includes both assessment of knowledge and assessment of practical skills.

Licensed or regulated outcomes: On satisfactory completion of assessment, a certificate will be issued.

Costs and Financial Support or Government subsidies available

Government subsidies for initial and refresher courses may be available and can be discussed on application.

 Review Schedule: Version: 1 – August 2015 to be reviewed August 2017.

Third parties involved in delivery and assessment:   Nil

For further information, please refer to the attached overview:

m428-underground-electrical-overview

Disclaimer:

Attendance at this course does not automatically guarantee attainment of competency, nor does satisfactory completion of assessment and attainment of competency guarantee relevant employment.