Safe Approach Distances (Initial or Refresher)

Course Code
0417VESIIT or 0417VESIRT
Course Type
Short Course
Unit Code
0417MVISAD - Safe Approach Distances Initial, 0417MVSAD ? Safe Approach Distances Refresher
GippsTAFE Energy Training Centre
Course Location
Course Duration
Part Time: 0.5 days
Course Cost
Contact the Chadstone Campus for further information.
Study Modes
Part Time (Day) on demand
Starting Date
  • 2014

On Demand

Chadstone Campus
Phone: 1300 309 966
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

If you work alongside live low or high voltage conductors or apparatus, this course will help you develop a good understanding of Green Book requirements in a wide range of circumstances and applications. This course is also suitable for people who manage, supervise or assist others who work in this setting.

What you will learn
In this course you will learn about:

  • Interpretation of the safe approach distances requirements of the Code of Practice on Electrical Safety Instructions for the Distribution Businesses in the Victorian Electrical Supply Industry (Green Book).
  • Working knowledge of the safe approach distances to conductors and apparatus alive at various voltages
  • Approaches and working in the vicinity of live conductors or apparatus while maintaining normal and special limits of approach
  • Operation of vehicles, including mobile plant and EWPs in the vicinity of live conductors or apparatus while maintaining safe approach distances.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Entry Requirements

Participants must have an appropriate knowledge of distribution system voltages and apparatus.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Written assessments