TAFE NSW

Certificate III in ESI - Power Systems - Distribution Cable Jointing - UET30819

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification provides the skill and knowledge to work in the electricity supply industry (ESI) as a Cable Jointer.This qualification covers the laying, installation and maintenance of de-energised low voltage (LV) and high voltage (HV) underground polymeric cables and installation and maintenance of electrical equipment and jointing and maintaining energised LV underground paper insulated and polymeric cables. There are options for skills to be obtained for energised cables and/or LV and HV paper insulated cables.The skills and knowledge described within the units in this qualification may require a licence or permit to practice in the workplace.Additional and/or other conditions may also apply under state and territory legislative and regulatory licensing requirements which must be confirmed prior to commencing the qualification.

Structure

  • 19 core
  • plus electives

Subjects

  • Install and maintain low voltage underground services
  • Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle
  • Perform low voltage field switching operation to a given schedule
  • Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
  • Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (over 100 Tonnes)
  • Perform power system substation switching operation to a given schedule
  • Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)
  • Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 60 tonnes)
  • Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
  • Solve problems in d.c. circuits
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • Install and maintain power system public lighting
  • Lay ESI electrical cables
  • Test and verify distribution cable jointing installations
  • Install and maintain de-energised low voltage underground polymeric cables
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • Locate faults in power system underground power cables
  • Inspect overhead poles-structures and electrical apparatus
  • Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)
  • Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • Joint and maintain energised low voltage underground paper insulated cables
  • Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)
  • Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level
  • Maintain network infrastructure electrical equipment
  • Conduct visual checking and treatment of power system poles and structures
  • Licence to operate a materials hoist
  • Licence to perform dogging
  • Apply sustainable energy and environmental procedures
  • Install network infrastructure electrical equipment
  • Conduct high potential testing of power system underground power cables
  • Licence to drive a medium rigid vehicle
  • Install and maintain de-energised low voltage underground paper insulated cables
  • Licence to perform rigging intermediate level
  • Operate plant and equipment near live electrical conductors and apparatus
  • Perform straight through high voltage paper insulated to polymeric transition joint
  • Licence to operate a bridge and gantry crane
  • Joint and maintain energised low voltage underground polymeric cables
  • Licence to perform rigging basic level
  • Install and maintain de-energised high voltage underground paper insulated cables
  • Perform HV field switching operation to a given schedule
  • Licence to operate a forklift truck
  • Operate and maintain chainsaws
  • Licence to operate a personnel and materials hoist
  • Install mobile generation set for synchronised LV Genset
  • Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
  • Install and maintain de-energised high voltage underground polymeric cables
  • Install and maintain low voltage overhead services
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Working safely near live electrical apparatus
  • Install and replace power system energy meters and associated equipment

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Granville College No

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