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Skills obtained in this course:

Simulated Work Environment

Our practical assessments include making a compound filled gland and undertaking close and detailed

Inspections

Conduct visual inspections Conduct detailed inspections of hazardous areas installations

Maintain & Testing

Maintain equipment in hazardous areas Conduct testing of hazardous areas

Installs & Breakdowns

Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas Install explosion protected equipment & wiring systems

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High Voltage Training

High Voltage Isolation and Access Training

(HVIA/High Voltage Switching) – High Voltage Switching Training Courses

Volt Edge delivers units from the UET12 Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package as well as the UEP12 Electricity Supply Industry – Generation Sector Training Package from our Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Mackay and Perth Training Centres (or on your site).
High Voltage Switching is a skill set that allows the student to;

  • Write switching sheets
  • Perform switching operations
  • Develop switching programs

The High Voltage Switching Training 3 day course can be completed by anyone who wishes to perform high voltage switching, whether they have little or no experience to extensive experience within the industry. For the more experienced students it is recommended that they also complete further training with the 2 day High Voltage Coordination course to further their knowledge.

  • High Voltage Isolation for Access (HVIA)
  • Using switching sheets, access permits, test permits and vicinity permits
  • WH & S obligations and regulation’s including codes of practices and standards
  • HV equipment design
  • Earthing
  • 2 separate practical’s of HV apparatus.

These courses are intended for high voltage workers, electricians, technicians and engineers involved with maintaining high voltage electrical equipment. It covers the legislation, theory and practical aspect to high voltage installations and maintenance.

Electrical students who hold an unrestricted electrical licence are eligible to gain a Statement of Attainment with competencies from the UET12 Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package and UEP12 Electricity Supply Industry – Generation Sector Training Package. Non Electrical students who do not meet the pre-requisites will gain a Statement of Attainment from the UEP12 Electricity Supply Industry – Generation Sector Training Package only.

COMPETENCIES:

The High Voltage Switching Training Course is made up of the following HV competencies:

Unit Code Unit Name Volt Edge Course
UEPOPS349B Operate local H.V. switchgear HV Switching & HV Refresher
UEPOPS428B Develop H.V. switching programs HV Switching & HV Refresher
UEPOPS430B Control permit to work operations HV Switching & HV Refresher
UEPOPS456A Perform switching to a switching program HV Switching & HV Refresher
UETTDREL16A Working safely near live electrical apparatus HV Switching & HV Refresher
UETTDRIS44A Perform HV field switching operation to a given schedule HV Switching & HV Refresher
UETTDRIS48A Develop high voltage switching schedule HV Switching & HV Refresher
UETTDRIS67A Solve problems in energy system substation switching operation to a given schedule HV Switching & HV Refresher
UETTDRSB39A Perform power system substation switching operation to a given schedule HV Switching & HV Refresher

(Note: Units from the UET12 Transmission Training Package – Require unrestricted Electrical Licence)

COMPETENCIES – High Voltage Coordinate:

The High Voltage Coordinate Training Course is made up of the following competencies:

High Voltage Coordinate Competency
UEPOPS424B Coordinate local H.V. networks HV Coordinate
UEPOPS525A Coordinate and direct switching programs HV Coordinate
UETTDRIS50A Coordinate power system permit procedures HV Coordinate
UETTDRIS51A Coordinate and direct power system switching schedules HV Coordinate

COURSE COST AND DURATION:

High Voltage Switching Training Course (3 Day)

Price is $1,900 AUD (GST FREE)

High Voltage Switching and Coordination Training Course (5 Days)

Price is $2,200 AUD (GST FREE)

High Voltage Switching Refresher Training Course (2 Days)

Price is $1,100 AUD (INCL GST)

High Voltage Coordination Training Course (2 Days)

Price is $800.00 AUD (GST FREE)

(Note: Course cost is applicable if completed with HV Switching Refresher or HV Switching completed with another provider)

The High Voltage competencies courses are delivered in a face to face workshop style environment with a focus on students undertaking practical’s in a simulated work environment.

Looking to enrol now? See our current courses on our Training Calendar.