Short course

Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical

This Competency Standard Unit covers compliance with working safely up to the defined “safe approach distance” near energised electrical apparatus (inc. electrical powerlines) for non-electrical workers. It includes work functions that may be performed, such as vegetation control, scaffolding, rigging, painting, and/or any other activity that requires working safely and complying with requirements and/or established procedures near live electrical apparatus by a non-electrical worker. Also included is the preparation of risk assessment control measures that encompass job safety assessment. It does not include any work that is or may be performed by other competent operatives within the defined “safe working zone”. The defined “safe working zone” is that so defined by relevant State or Territory regulatory agencies/bodies, local government legislation, Industry bi-partite body – Guidelines/Codes of Practices or other related requirements for Safe work and access near live Electrical and Mechanical Apparatus.

Course code

UETDREL006

Program category

Short Courses Building

CSQ max funding contribution

$270
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Eligibility for funding

It is important to note that only eligible participants may receive funding for eligible courses. Select a course to view the funding program options, eligibility criteria and find a Registered Training Organisation in your location.

Eligible participant means:

  1. a participant who has the right to work in Australia and is an eligible worker or unemployed eligible worker

AND MUST NOT BE

  1. an Employee of an Authority (Employees of a Local Councils are acceptable where they are an eligible worker)
  2. currently enrolled and participating in a Queensland secondary school program
  3. a contracted trainer or assessor or existing worker of an RTO
  4. funded by an Authority or such other source for the delivery of the same Training being undertaken as part of this Program
  5. a participant who is seeking a Verification of Competency (or Determination of Competency)
  6. a participant who has already been funded under this program for eight (8) short courses in the same program period

LIMITS APPLY for certain units of competency.

  1. Participants can only be funded for 3 High Risk Work units of competency in the same program period.
  2. Participants can only be funded for 3 Mobile Plant Operator units of competency in the same program period.

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