Upon successful completion of the course, a participant will have developed an understanding of the following:
The legislative framework that governs work activities on their site
Relevant regulations and Enterprise procedures
Hazards associated with the generating equipment and balance of plant
The work permit process from application, preparation, isolation, issue, completion, cancelation and restoration, in compliance with the enterprise procedures
Operation of high voltage, low voltage, control and protection devices associated with the site, in compliance with the enterprise procedures
Application and removal of fixed and portable earthing equipment, in compliance with enterprise procedures.
5 days (duration may vary subject to site, equipment and complexity of switching tasks).
Maximum of 6 attendees for an initial course.
Equipment & PPE
Site portable earthing equipment, voltage detection equipment;
Site approved PPE for switching exercises; and
Access to SCADA (where applicable).
Access to HV apparatus for practical exercises and assessment;
Completion of a recipient in charge or recipient training; and
Electrical appreciation is preferred but not required.
Participants must be literate in spoken English and competent in reading, writing and numeracy;
A combination of theory and practical assessments.