UETTDRRF01B – Apply ESI safety rules, codes of practice & procedures for work on or near electrical apparatus

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Course Information

This Competency Standard Unit covers the knowledge and application of Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) safety rules and codes of practice for work on or near electrical apparatus it includes the application of relevant State and Territory safety rules, codes of practice and enterprise based procedures and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for, health, safety and risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

Training Course Details:

The program is delivered over a period of one (1) week. Specifically:

  • One (1) week prior to the student attending class where the student will study the learner guide and prepare to attend class. Students are expected to read and understand the theory delivered in the Learner Guide and be properly prepared to attend the face to face class training and assessment
  • One (1) day face to face class training and assessment of eight (8) hours duration
Training Day Program Unit of competency
Session 1 8.00 to 10.00 Theory Training Practical Training UETTDRRF01B Apply ESI safety rules, codes of practice and procedures for work on or near electrical apparatus
Session 2 10.00 to 12.00 Theory Training Practical Training UETTDRRF01B Apply ESI safety rules, codes of practice and procedures for work on or near electrical apparatus
Session 3 12.30 to 14.00 Theory Assessment UETTDRRF01B Apply ESI safety rules, codes of practice and procedures for work on or near electrical apparatus
Session 4 14.00 to 17.00 Practical Assessment UETTDRRF01B Apply ESI safety rules, codes of practice and procedures for work on or near electrical apparatus

Target Students

Target students attending this course are looking to achieve the knowledge and application of Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) safety rules and codes of practice for work on or near electrical apparatus. The course includes the application of relevant State and Territory safety rules, codes of practice and enterprise based procedures and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions.

Target students are seeking the knowledge and application of responsibilities for, health, safety and risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work

Group 1 New Starters

Target clients are workers who have not completed electricity supply industry (ESI) safety rules and codes of practice for work on or near electrical apparatus training or people have not completed this training for some time who may be required to follow electricity supply industry (ESI) safety rules and codes of practice for work on or near electrical apparatus in a range of situations, including workplace settings.

Group 2 Refresher

Apply ESI safety rules, codes of practice and procedures for work on or near electrical apparatus has a one (1) year validity and must be refreshed annually by any and all persons working LIVE

 ESI employees are required to maintain currency in this Unit for authorisation/approval to work on ESI Networks.

This program is designed to be run as a public program or can be customised to meet specific client needs. On successful completion of the training program students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for UETTDRRF01B Apply ESI safety rules, codes of practice and procedures for work on or near electrical apparatus

Assessment:

The total training and assessment for this unit of competency has been determined through:

  • Identifying and analysing the target student group
  • Identifying and analysing the needs of the target student group needs
  • Identifying and analysing the suitability of the target student’s suitability/capacity to successfully complete this program of study
  • Effective consultation with industry
  • Contextualisation of the program of study
  • A systematic approach to validate and improve the training and assessment strategy

Awards Issued

UETTDRRF01B – Apply ESI safety rules, codes of practice & procedures for work on or near electrical apparatus

Resources

Students must provide:

  • Closed footwear
  • Suitable clothing

Students are provided with:

  • Learner’s resource manual
  • Powerpoint Presentation, Handouts
  • Course introduction
  • Assessment material
  • Additional research and reference sources

Students are provided with access to:

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) for the purpose of the performance assessment.
  • Suitable work environment, facilities, equipment and materials to safely undertake the application of ESI safety rules, codes of practice and procedures for work on or near electrical apparatus in the workplace.
  • Rescue equipment
  • Signage and barriers
    • Relevant documents
      • JSA
      • SWMS
      • SDS
      • Safe Approach Distances (SAD’s)
    • For the purposes of this course, Low Voltage is not more than 1000 volts AC or ISOOV DC

Training facility resources include:

  • Data projector
  • Whiteboard
  • Suitable seating and desks
  • Adequate lighting
  • Audio visual support
  • Wireless internet
  • Associated training aids
  • Tea / coffee / water

A purpose built training facility is located at the Accelerated Training premises.

Pre-requisites

Accelerated Training has identified that applicants will already hold fundamental knowledge and demonstrate key skills that are integral to completing the training program within the described time frame. Accelerated Training will confirm students are suited to the training program in which they enrol and be given the best opportunity for a positive vocational outcome. Confirmation of the student’s suitability (prior to accepting enrolment) includes collecting documents and evidence to identify and confirm prior skills and knowledge and to ensure the student is suited to this program of study.

Enrolment is normally one (1) week prior to the scheduled face to face training day. When the enrolment is accepted Accelerated Training will:

  • Confirm the student’s aptitude relevant to working in a confined space
  • Confirm the student is physically able to demonstrate the required skills
  • Ensure each student provides a 100 points of identification:
    • Category A documents
    • Category B documents
  • Issue a Learner Resource

Language Literacy & Numeracy

Accelerated Training will conduct a Language Literacy and Numeracy test prior to accepting enrolment

According to the UET12 Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package, students are best equipped to achieve this unit if they have reading, writing and numeracy skills indicated by the following scales. Description of each scale is given in Volume 2, Part 3 “Literacy and Numeracy” in the Training Package

Reading 3                   Writing 3          Numeracy       3

What are my rights and responsibilities as a student?

The Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) require that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider.

Your rights and responsibilities can be found in our Learner Handbook that should be read BEFORE enrolling into any of our courses.