UEPOPL001A - License to operate a steam turbine

Description

This course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge required to operate a steam turbine for licensing purposes, and covers the operation of any steam turbine (except a steam turbine that produces a power output of less than 500 kW). This course requires the operator to plan the work, carry out pre-operational safety checks, start the steam turbine, monitor steam turbine operation, and shut-down the steam turbine.
This course is based upon the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.

Units of Competency

UEPOPL001A - License to operate a steam turbine

Training Location

On Client Site.

Learning activities

This Course covers the following:
Accurate recording and maintenance of information relating to operation of a steam turbine;
Compliance with legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practice and established safe practices and procedures for starting, operating, shutting down and maintaining a steam turbine;
Diagnostic and testing techniques as applied to steam turbines;
Efficient and safe conduct when starting, operating, shutting down and maintaining a steam turbine;
Use of appropriate communication techniques with colleagues and others;
Use of relevant tools and equipment;
Verification of problems and steam turbine equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response procedures;
Basic principles of heat transfer and thermodynamics;
Confined space awareness and the limits for entry into a confined space;
Environmental protection requirements relating to the disposal of waste material and storage of environmentally hazardous materials;
Established communication channels and protocols in the workplace;
Safety data sheets and material handling methods;
Organisational and workplace standards, requirements, policies and procedures;
Procedures for the recording, reporting and maintenance of workplace records and information;
Understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control;
Typical routine problems encountered in the process and with equipment and adjustments required for correction.

Learning outcomes

This unit requires the operator to plan the work, carry out pre-operational safety checks, start the steam turbine, monitor steam turbine operation, and shut-down the steam turbine. This unit meets the requirements of the state and territory Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations, including licensing. Any alteration will result in a unit which is not acceptable to regulators for the purpose of licensing.

Duration

Four days of class room training.

Cost

Please contact our Office for details on 1300 15 66 85 or email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Attendee Prerequisites

Participants must be literate in spoken English and competent in reading, writing and numeracy.

Assessment approach

Written Assessment. Completion of Log Book. Practical Assessment

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Call Thomson Bridge to discuss your training requirements.

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1300 15 66 85

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