About this Course

Course Description:

This electrical spotter course provides the participants with the knowledge and skills required to work near the Energex overhead electricity network.

This course is replacing the M320 Energex & 4490 Ergon courses.

Topics:

  • Understand the relevant legislative and safety requirements for working near live electrical apparatus
  •  Explain the basic principles of electricity
  •  Describe the major components of an electricity network
  •  Identify and manage the hazards associated with working near live electrical apparatus
  • Identify electrical apparatus used in overhead distribution systems

This course is most commonly used if you would like to become a “Safety Observer” or “Electrical Spotters”

Location:

Private training can be organised and conducted onsite if the required training and assessment requirements are met.

Course Outline

  • Available at Ingleburn, Salisbury, Melbourne
  • Onsite training available
  • Nationally recognised
  • Group discounts available
  • Online booking available

Course Outcomes

Learning Outcome

On completion of the course, participants will have gained the following skills and knowledge in:

  • Apply electrical safety and technical knowledge relevant to the type of work and the operation of plant or vehicles near overhead and underground electric lines.
  • Interpret the application and intent of the Electrical Safety Code of Practice – Working Near Overhead and Underground Electric Lines.
  • Describe the difference between Authorised Persons, Instructed Persons and Untrained Persons as outlined in the Electrical Safety Code of Practice – Working Near Overhead and Underground Electric Lines
  • Explain basic electrical concepts and the effect of electricity on the human body.
  • Identify hazards that may be present and the control measures to be implemented to manage the risks associated with work carried out on or near overhead and underground electric lines; and
  • Identify electricity network infrastructure assets, substation components and voltages.
  • Identify exclusion zones applicable to people, vehicles and operating plant for:
    • Various electric line voltages
    • Types of conductors and cables
    • Environmental conditions and
    • Training and authorisations of people on the electricity network.
  • State the emergency planning, response and reporting procedures required in the event of an electrical incident or accident.

Outcome

Certificate of Attendance and be able to apply to become an Energex “Authorised Person”, please head to the Energex Website forms page under “General” for Authorised person forms.

Important Information

If a participant withdraws from a qualification/unit, with less than seven (7) business days notice prior to commencement, Kallibr Training reserves the right to retain the 30% administration booking fee.

No refund will be provided within two (2) business days prior to commencement. No refund will be permitted after course commencement or if a participant fails to attend on the scheduled commencement date.

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