Certificate III in ESI - Power Systems - Transmission Overhead

Course Code
UET30512
Course Type
Apprenticeship / Traineeship
Course Level
Apprenticeship / Traineeship
Department
GippsTAFE Chadstone Campus
Course Location
Chadstone
Course Duration
Full Time: 4 years
Course Cost
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Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2014
Times
8.00am - 4.00pm
Enquiries

Douglas McRae

Chadstone Campus
Phone: (03) 9251 3050
Fax: 1300 094 661 (att: Chadstone)
Email: chadrecept@gippstafe.edu.au

dougmc@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

This course is delivered in a Block Release Program (ie. 2 weeks full time per Block at the Chadstone Campus approximately 4-5 Blocks per year). The course consists of classroom, theory, online and practical delivery along with on the job mentoring and recording of workplace tasks via online profiling

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in ESI - Power Systems - Transmission Overhead.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Employment Prospects

Successful completion of the Certificate III in ESI – Power Systems – Transmission Overhead supports employment in the installation, repair and maintenance of high voltage overhead transmission lines carrying electricity from generation plant to points of usage.

Online Requirements

  • Participants will need access to a computer with internet connection
  • Currently apprenticed to an employer
  • Students should have the ability to work at extreme heights

Entry Requirements

  • Currently apprenticed to an employer
  • Students should have the ability to work at extreme heights
  • Participants will need access to a computer with internet connection

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Assessment

  • Practical assessment (observation/demonstration) in a simulated environment
  • On the job assessment – electronic profiling system, portfolio of photographic evidence, supervisor verifications
  • Written assessments, Online LMS

Course Structure

Year Unit Code Unit Description
1st Year UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and   Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
1st Year UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble & disassemble utilities industry components
1st Year UEENEEE104A Solve problems in D.C circuits
1st Year UEENEEE105A Fix & secure electrotechnology equipment
1st Year UETTDREL11A Apply sustainable energy and   environmental procedures
1st Year UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules,   standards, codes and practices
1st Year UETTDREL16A Working safely near live electrical apparatus
1st Year UETTDREL12A Operate plant & equipment near live electrical conductors & apparatus
1st Year TLILIC2005A License to Operate a Boom Type   Elevating Work Platform (Boom Length 11 Metres or more)
1st Year UETTDRIS54A Install and maintain poles, structures & overhead conductors & cables
2nd Year UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
2nd Year UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
2nd Year CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging
2nd Year CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level
2nd Year AHCARB205A Operate and maintain chainsaws
2nd Year UETTDRIS42A Maintain network infrastructure electrical equipment
2nd Year UETTDRIS42A Maintain network infrastructure electrical equipment
2nd Year UETTDRIS43A Perform low voltage field switching operation to a given schedule.
3rd Year
UETTDRIS44A Perform HV field switching operation to a given schedule
3rd Year
UETTDRTP26A Install transmission structures   and associated hardware
3rd Year
UETTDRTP27A Maintain transmission structures and associated hardware
3rd Year
UETTDRTP29A Install and maintain transmission overhead conductors and cables
3rd Year
UETTDRTP30A Inspect transmission overhead   structures and electrical apparatus
3rd Year
UETTDRTP99A Test and verify transmission   overhead installations

On successful completion of year 1 and 2 subjects, the following VESI Units will be recognised by a statement of attainment and the lines worker passport stamped:

                                                                                                                                                                                               
Year VESI UNITS Statements of Attainment Issued by GippsTafe & Passport Sign Offs
Year 1
UETTDRRF01B Apply ESI safety   rules, codes of practice and procedures for work on or near electrical   apparatus (Green Book / Blue book)
Year 1 HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Year 1 UETTDRRF10B First Aid in an ESI environment
Year 1 UETTDRRF02B Pole Top Rescue
Year 1 UETTDRRF03B EWP Rescue
Year 1 UETTDRRF08B EWP Controlled Descent Escape
Year 2
RIIWHS302D Implement Traffic Management Plan
Year 2
RIIWHS205D Control Traffic with Stop-Slow Bat
Year 2
UETTDRRF09B Apply access procedures to work on or near electrical network infrastructure (Receive Access Permit)
Year 2
UETTDRRF11A Testing of connections to low voltage electricity networks