TAFE NSW

Certificate III in ESI - Power Systems - Rail Traction - UET30719

TAFE NSW

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

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge to work in the electrical supply industry (ESI) as a Rail Traction Powerline Worker.This qualification covers the installation, maintenance and inspection of overhead poles/structures, conductors, cables and rail traction wiring systems, including associated equipment used on these structures in the rail traction industry. It also includes the maintenance of bonds and the operation of rail traction height access equipment.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.

Subjects

  • Install and maintain transmission overhead conductors and cables
  • Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle
  • Perform low voltage field switching operation to a given schedule
  • Install transmission structures and associated hardware
  • Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
  • Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (over 100 Tonnes)
  • Install overhead rail traction configurations
  • Perform power system substation switching operation to a given schedule
  • Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits
  • Maintain traction overhead wiring systems
  • 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
  • Control vegetation whilst performing linework
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • 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
  • Maintain overhead traction components and equipment
  • 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
  • Install and maintain poles, structures and overhead conductors and cables
  • Licence to perform dogging
  • Install rail traction bonds
  • Maintain rail traction bonds
  • Inspect transmission overhead structures and electrical apparatus
  • Install and maintain poles, structures and associated hardware
  • Apply sustainable energy and environmental procedures
  • Install network infrastructure electrical equipment
  • Licence to drive a medium rigid vehicle
  • Licence to perform rigging intermediate level
  • Operate plant and equipment near live electrical conductors and apparatus
  • Licence to operate a bridge and gantry crane
  • Perform to a given schedule rail traction switching operations
  • Licence to perform rigging basic level
  • 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 traction overhead wiring systems
  • Maintain overhead rail traction configurations
  • Install overhead traction components and equipment
  • Maintain transmission structures and associated hardware
  • Install mobile generation set for synchronised LV Genset
  • Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Working safely near live electrical apparatus
  • Test and verify rail traction installations
  • Maintain overhead energised low voltage conductors and cables
  • Operate rail road traction height access equipment

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Granville College No

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