Control Electrical Risk on Metallic Pipes Course
(AKA Main-to-Meter Course)
7:45am to 12:00pm
$240 (GST Exempt)
This course is suitable for anyone who works in the water supply industry who may need to use an Abnormal Voltage Detection Device (AVDD) while conducting works on metallic pipes.
PERMITTED WORKER PERMITS REQUIRED
For courses between Monday 14th September and Monday 26th October, WAM Training will only taking bookings from businesses. We will also require those businesses to declare that the training is required to assist with the construction of critical infrastructure or other authorised construction, and for trainees to bring a Permitted Worker Permit specifically authorising them to attend our training facility.
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Public Course Dates:
- Fri 02/10 (Permitted Worker Permit Only)
- Thu 05/11
- Or contact us for group bookings
- Abnormal Voltage Detection Devices (AVDD’s)
- Bridging conductors
- Dial Before You Dig service
- Minimum 18 years of age
- Experience working around water assets is preferred
Why complete this Mains to Meter Course?
Section 21 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic.) requires that employers provide an adequate level of information, instruction, training and supervision to employees to enable them to work safely.
Water boards may require their staff and contractors to undergo Nationally Accredited training in the use of Abnormal Voltage Detection Devices (AVDD), commonly referred to as a Mains to Meter Course.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy Requirements
For the Control Electrical Risk on Metallic Pipes (AKA Main-to-Meter) Course, trainees must have adequate English language skills to safely complete tasks relating to metallic pipe work, such as being able to:
- Read and correctly safe work method statements and Abnormal Voltage Detection Device (AVDD) operating instructions
- Complete paperwork relevant to conducting work on metallic pipes, including completing risk assessments
- Interpret results from an Abnormal Voltage Detection Device (AVDD)
- Speak English clearly in order to explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues
If a trainee is concerned that they may not have the capability to complete the Control Electrical Risk on Metallic Pipes (AKA Main-to-Meter) Course requirements described above, please contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343 for advice.
What is the Control Electrical Risk on Metallic Pipes (AKA Main-to-Meter) Course outcome?
Once competence is achieved, trainees will receive a Statement of Attainment and Proof of Training Card.
Additional Control Electrical Risk on Metallic Pipes (AKA Main-to-Meter) Course Information
- A maximum of 12 trainees can attend this course
- Trainees should wear safety shoes (and hi-vis clothing if they can)
- For identification, trainees should bring a driver’s licence or passport
- Trainees are expected to have read the Course Handbook prior to attendance which will be provided upon making a booking
What does the Control Electrical Risk on Metallic Pipes (AKA Main-to-Meter) Course assessment involve?
- Trainees will be assessed using a short-answer test and a practical assessment involving the use of a Abnormal Voltage Detection Device (AVDD)
- Verbal assessments will not be conducted for this course (please refer to the Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements outlined above)
If you have any questions about our Control Electrical Risk on Metallic Pipes (AKA Main-to-Meter) Course, please contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343.