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.

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 the use of Abnormal Voltage Detection Devices (AVDD), commonly referred to as a Mains to Meter Course.

  • 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

Available Dates

Upcoming Workshops

Course Dates Time Available Spaces Cost Individual Bookings Business Bookings
25 August 2022 07:45 am - 12:00 pm 1 $260.00
20 September 2022 07:45 am - 12:00 pm 9 $260.00
19 October 2022 07:45 am - 12:00 pm 12 $260.00
16 November 2022 07:45 am - 12:00 pm 12 $260.00
14 December 2022 07:45 am - 12:00 pm 12 $260.00

Course Details

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 interpret 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.

Once competence is achieved, trainees will receive a Statement of Attainment and Proof of Training Card.

  • 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
  • This course is delivered over a half day face-to-face with a blend of classroom-based and practical activities
  • Trainees are expected to have read the Course Handbook prior to attendance which will be provided upon making a booking
  • 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.

Each water board may have specific refresher intervals that they require you to comply with. It’s best to check with the water board you are working for.

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4 reviews for Main to Meter

  1. Daniel

    Excellent course and great training provided

  2. Kary

    Thank you WAM! Great experience from awesome trainers. Wonderful to see people sharing real world experiences. Keep up the great work

  3. Jason

    Wam training is an excellent company that teaches you in such a professional manner, leaving you well trained and confident in your job.

  4. Michael

    Great trainers, very helpful, and wonderful facility. Would recommend

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