Work Safely Near Live Electrical Lines and Apparatus – 4490 (Ergon Course)


Work Safely Near Live Electrical Lines and Apparatus - 4490 (Ergon Course)
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7:00am - 3:00pm
Apr 28 2020
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7:00am - 3:00pm
May 12 2020
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7:00am - 3:00pm
Jun 24 2020
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7:00am - 3:00pm
Jul 20 2020
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About this course

This course provides the participants with the knowledge and skills required to work near the Ergon overhead electricity network


  • Apply appropriate electrical safety and technical knowledge relating to the type of work, operating plant or vehicles near overhead and underground electric lines
  • Interpret the application and intent of the Electrical Safety Code of Practice 2010 for Working Near Overhead and Underground Electric Lines
  • Explain basic electrical concepts and the effect of electricity on the human body
  • Identify hazards that may be present and the risk management procedures required to manage the risks associated with work carried out near overhead and underground power lines
  • Identify electricity supply infrastructure assets and voltages
  • Identify the exclusion zones applicable to people, vehicles and operating plant for various power line voltages, conductor and cable types, environmental conditions and authorisation of persons
  • State the emergency planning, response and reporting procedures required in the event of an electrical incident or accident

Course Training & Outcomes


With successful completion of the training, participants will be issued with a Certificate of Completion.

For more information on becoming an Ergon “Authorised Person”, please head to the Ergon Website for more information.

Core/Elective Units

Why train with us?

  • We do not cancel courses due to low numbers*
  • Extensive range of plant equipment
  • Tax deduction for accredited training

*Except where required by the state safe work regulator

Training Requirements & What To Bring

  • High Risk Work Licence assessments can only be undertaken at the age of 18 years or over
  • PPE must be worn by students attending the course on all occasions. This includes steel cap boots, long pants, long sleeves, (high vis shirt if possible otherwise long sleeves with a high vis vest) and a safety hard hat. For dogging, rigging & scaffolding courses, students are required to bring gloves and safety glasses
  • Applicants will be required to have a basic knowledge and understanding of the English language

Please bring the following to your course:

  • Current High Risk Work Licence (if applicable)
  • Photo ID i.e. Queensland or Interstate Driver’s Licence or Passport
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required prior to course commencement – please bring USI number to course
  • Logbooks, Statements of Attainment or other training records (if applicable)

WH&S More Skills will provide all general training equipment i.e. notes, logbooks and training plans, calculators and pens. For dogging and rigging courses. whistles will also be supplied

Terms and Conditions

Please go here to read our complete Terms and Conditions and Refunds & Cancellations policy.

We provide a range of funding options.

We service the construction, manufacturing, defence, transport, energy and mining industries, providing formal training and assessment, refresher courses and verifications of competency as well as on-site and off-site training solutions.