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Overhead Powerlines Training

UETTDREL14A Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

This course is the minimum qualification any person needs to safely work near overhead powerlines.
This course offers a combination of theory and practical training to teach or re-accredit participants with the necessary knowledge and skills required to safely work near overhead powerlines for relevant state and territory regulatory authorities. The course results in the achievement of a Statement of Attainment, National Course Code: UETTDREL14A Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker and HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Course Outline

This course will enhance the knowledge and skills of participants who are required to operate or observe the operation of plant, hand held tools, cranes and their loads in the vicinity of live electrical apparatus.


Course content summary

- Preparation to work near overhead powerlines

- Safely carry out work near overhead powerlines

- Complete work near overhead powerlines

- Understand risks and control measures

- Understand relevant legislation

- PR and incident response



Full day course commencing 8.30am. Includes theory work and practical demonstrations.



If participating in this course for the first time you are required to compete a pre-course workbook prior to attending the training. If the workbook has not been completed in full you will not be allowed to participate in the training.


For those refreshing an existing certificate: 1 day of training – no pre-course workbook required, but you must bring a copy of your existing certificate to the course.

A public course is held every month at Blacktown RSL, Blacktown NSW. Please see below for dates.