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High Voltage Switching

Course Description
The High Voltage Switching Operate, Develop & Perform course is designed for students with some HV experience but require the formal training to allow them to write switching sheets, perform switching operations.

This course delivers in depth training on how to safely perform duties of a High Voltage Switching Operator. This course is a Nationally Recognised course which has been written to meet the requirements of the latest training packages; UEP12 Electricity Supply Industry – Generation Sector Training Package and UET12 Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package.

Electrical workers, technicians and engineers involved with maintaining high voltage electrical equipment. We cover the legislation, theory and practical aspect of high voltage installations and maintenance.Volt Edge students who hold an unrestricted electrical licence are eligible to gain a Statement of Attainment with competencies from the UET12 Transmission Package and UEP12 Generation package as listed on the next page. All other students will gain a Statement of Attainment from the UEP12 Generation Package only.
No pre-requisites apply.

Course Delivery
This is a 3 day face to face course.

Training is completed face to face.

24hr access to Volt Edge support network.

View our calendar to see which dates suits you.

Units of Competency

Unit Code Unit Name
UEPOPS349B Operate local H.V. switchgear.
UEPOPS428B Develop H.V. switching programs.
UEPOPS430B Control permit to work operations.
UEPOPS456A Perform switching to a switching program.
UETTDREL16A Working safely near live electrical apparatus.
UETTDRIS44A Perform HV field switching operations to a given schedule.
UETTDRIS48A Develop high voltage switching schedule.
UETTDRIS67A Solve problems in energy supply network equipment.
UETTDRSB39A Perform power system substation switching operation to a given schedule.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will have the skills to:
Operate and perform local H.V. switching.
Develop H.V. switching programs.
Control permit to work operations.

HV Switching (3 days) – $1, 900.00 (GST free).


Alternative Courses Associated with HV Switching
We understand that sometimes combining courses or offering refreshers are much cheaper than either taking separate courses or re-doing a unit from the very beginning. Volt Edge has your back.
If you’d like more information than what we’ve offered on the below courses, please feel free to call us on 1300 761 355.

HV Switching Refresher – For most HV Switching Operators, their license needs to be updated every 2-3 years.
Click here to download the flyer for this course.

HV Switching Refresher and Coordination – Coordination on its own costs $800, but when you combine it with HV Switching Refresher, pay only $300 for the Coord units. The Coordination course will take approximately two days online to complete at your own pace.
Click here to download the flyer for this course.

HV Switching and Coordination – Enrol in these two courses together and save the $500 you would spend taking them seperately.
Click here to download the flyer for this course.

To enrol in either HV Refresher, HV Refresher & Coordination, or HV Switching & Coordination, please go to the training calendar.

HV Switching Refresher (2 days) – $1, 100 (GST Inclusive).
HV Switching Refresher and Coordination (4 days) – $1, 400 (GST Inclusive).
HV Switching and Coordination (5 days) – $2, 200 (GST Free).