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Cable Jointing Courses

We offer Cable Jointing courses and qualifications nationally for new and experienced lineworkers and for licenced electricians seeking to upskill. Our training provides essential practical and theory components, delivered by experienced industry practictioners.

UET30821 Certificate III in ESI - Distribution Underground

This qualification is offered as an Apprenticeship. We also offer programs for experienced workers. These programs include a desk top analysis of existing skills, credit transfer, recognition of prior learning, gap training and on-the-job experiences. Click on the links to learn more about Apprenticeships and Recognition of Prior Learning.

Thomson Bridge provides the following units:

Core Units:

  • UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEECD0019 Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • UEECD0044 Solve problems in multiple path circuits
  • UEECD0046 Solve problems in single path circuits
  • UEECD0051 Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • UEEEL0020 Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
  • UEEEL0021 Solve problems in magnetic and electromagnetic devices
  • UETDRDU009 Install, test and verify distribution underground cable installations
  • UETDRDU013 Joint, terminate and maintain high voltage underground polymeric cable
  • UETDRDU015 Joint, terminate and maintain low voltage underground polymeric cable
  • UETDREL001 Apply environmental requirements
  • UETDREL004 Operate plant and equipment in the vicinity of live electrical apparatus
  • UETDREL005 Work safely in the vicinity of live electrical apparatus
  • UETDRIS008 Install and maintain electrical apparatus
  • UETDRIS011 Install and maintain low voltage underground services

 Group A Elective Units:

  • UETDRDU011 Joint, terminate and maintain energised low voltage underground polymeric cable
  • UETDRDU016 Lay power cables
  • UETDRDU019 Transition joint high voltage paper insulated cable to high voltage polymeric cable

 Group B Elective Units:

  • UETDRDU017 Locate faults in underground power cables
  • UETDRIS017 Perform high voltage field switching operation to a given schedule
  • UETDRIS018 Perform low voltage field switching operation to a given schedule
  • UETDRSB001 Perform substation switching operations to a given schedule

 Core Cable Jointing Skill Sets

We offer a 15 day program which are weighted toward practical and field exercises. 

There are nine pre-prequisite units required to undertake this program, seven of which are covered as in the UEE Electrotechnology Training Package below.

  • UETDRDU016 Lay power cables
  • UETDRDU015 Joint, terminate and maintain low voltage underground polymeric cable
  • UETDRDU013 Joint, terminate and maintain high voltage underground polymeric cable

 UEE Electrotechnology Technical Package

We offer a training package consisting of the following Units of Competency

  • UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEECD0019 Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • UEECD0044 Solve problems in multiple path circuits
  • UEECD0046 Solve problems in single path circuits
  • UEECD0051 Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • UEEEL0020 Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
  • UEEEL0021 Solve problems in magnetic and electromagnetic devices

These units form part of the core units required for other Qualifications within the Electrical Supply Industry as listed below:

This course is offered via a blended delivery method comprising of:

  • Self-paced online theory
  • In-person practical exercises and assessments at our training facilities

 VEDN modules

We offer the mandatory training required by the Victorian Electricity Supply Industry (VESI) as follows:

  • VEDN Module 1 - Installation of Underground Electrical Infrastructure (1 day)
  • VEDN Module 6 - Cable hauling (2 days)

Tailored to meet your needs

These courses can be tailored to the client’s business demand and divided into multiple phases in order to minimise disruption to projects and work commitments.

Please contact our office for further information about the course.

Testimonials

"This workshop provided great insight for my project and maintenance engineers especially when overseeing installation of new cable and jonts.

Andrew is a world of knowledge on this topic and provides numerous useful insights and ontrosl that should be in place to prevent costly failures before they even occur."

- Maarten De Vries, Lead - Electrical Engineering, Nyrstar


Andrew Garvey

 

Andrew is a qualified Electrical Cable Jointer, Cable Tester, High Voltage Switching Operator, Cable Jointing Instructor and UK Electrician with a combined experience of over 30 years.

During his time as a cable jointer, Andrew has become familiar with installing a wide range of different manufacturers termination and joint products.

Andrew has installed, terminated and jointed cables in multiple network systems including Electrical Utility Distribution systems, Sub Transmission systems, Power Stations, Mine sites, Gas Plants, Private Distribution Systems and Water Treatment plants.


Matt Hemer

Matt has over 25 years in the Electrical Supply Industry as a distribution lineworker and cable jointer.

Working for network owners and contractors across South Australia and Victoria, he has developed extensive experience in all aspects of underground distribution works including cable laying, LV and HV terminations, kiosk sub installations and terminations.

Matt is passionate about training apprentices as well as assisting experienced lineworkers to gain new skills in cable jointing. He has a practical, engaging approach to the delivery of his training and he strives for quality and relevance in his programs.