7:45am to 12:00pm – $240 (GST Exempt)
$240.00 (GST Exempt) per person (minimum charge of 10 attendees – maximum 12 attendees per session)
It is possible to conduct two sessions on one day.
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.
- Understanding and controlling electrical hazards associated with metallic pipes
- Inspecting and using an Abnormal Voltage Detection Device (AVDD)
- Inspecting and using a bridging conductor
- Accessing and using the Dial Before You Dig service
Additional Entry Requirements:
- Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age
- Applicants must satisfy the Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements as outlined below
- Experience working around water assets is preferred but not mandatory
Why Complete this Main-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 this area.
Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Requirements
In order to enrol into a Main-to-Meter Course, Trainees need to be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to work by themselves and as part of a team with some accountability of their own work areas in defined and routine tasks. Applicants must have sufficient reading, writing, verbal communication and numeracy skills in English to enable them to safely complete tasks relating to works on metallic pipes.
- Read and correctly interpret safe work method statements and Abnormal Voltage Detection Device (AVDD) operating instructions
- Complete required documentation relevant to conducting work on metallic pipes, including completing risk assessments
- Interpret results from an Abnormal Voltage Detection Device (AVDD)
- Speak clearly and unambiguously in English
- Explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues
Verbal assessments will not be conducted for this course
Individuals who are concerned that they may not have adequate reading, writing, numeracy and/or verbal communication skills are advised to contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343.
What is the Main-to-Meter Course Outcome?
Once competence is achieved, trainees will receive a Statement of Attainment (Nationally Accredited) and Proof of Training Card.
Additional Course Information
How many trainees can attend the course?
- A maximum of 12 trainees are permitted in each session
What should trainees wear?
- Trainees are required to wear safety shoes and hi-visibility clothing (WAM Training can provide a hi-visibility safety vest if required)
What should trainees bring?
- Trainees must bring a passport or an Australian driver’s licence
- Contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343 if you do not have one of the forms of ID listed above
Do trainees need to study?
- Yes – All trainees will be forwarded the Course Handbook upon making a booking. WAM Training requires that all trainees study the Course Handbook prior to the commencement of face-to-face training
How is the assessment conducted?
- 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)
Please don’t hesitate to contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343 if you have any other questions.
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