Jack will be able to acquire the skills and knowledge needed for a career in the Electricity Supply Industry. The scope of this qualification covers: Distribution overhead powerline industry such as installation, maintenance and inspection poles, structures and associated hardware used on poles and structures. The work also encompasses the installation and maintenance of electrical equipment, conductors and cables used in the powerline industry. The use of support plant and equipment to undertake these tasks and environmental concerns also play a part in this job function.

AHCARB205A Operate and maintain chainsaws

Jack can process the maintenance, preparation and operation of hand-held chainsaws in a work environment and he defines the standard required to: select, use, maintain and store suitable personal protective equipment; carry out routine checks and maintenance on chainsaw; apply appropriate chainsaw technique and cutting methods according to manufacturer's specifications and documented low risk work procedures; assess and minimise environmental impacts of chainsaw use; maintain records of chainsaw training and certification, risk assessment and use.

CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging

Jack is able to perform slinging techniques, including the selection and inspection of lifting gear and/or the directing of the crane operator in the movement of the load when the load is out of view of the crane/ operator for licensing purposes.

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Jack understands the mandatory requirements of occupational health and safety and how they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. His knowledge encompasses responsibilities for health and safety, risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

UETTDRIS54A Install and maintain poles, structures and overhead conductors and cables

Jack can install and maintain overhead conductors and cables used on poles and structures (excluding towers) which includes the stringing, tensioning and terminating of the conductor/cable, as well as the cleaning of insulators (de-energised), the securing of the conductor to the insulators or supports and the undertaking of the electrical connections. His knowledge also covers maintenance work associated with the diagnosing of faults, the conducting of visual inspections, the confirmation of phasing and the completion of other enterprise tests. Jack's knowledge and skills encompass the isolation of systems and circuits, the procedure of issuing/accepting electrical access permits and the updating of system data/maintenance records according to requirements and established procedures.

UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits

Jack is capable of determining correct operation of single source d.c. series, parallel and series-parallel circuits and providing solutions as they apply to various electrotechnology work functions.

UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

Jack is capable of basic fitting and fabrication techniques as they apply in the various utilities industry work functions.

UETTDRIS42A Maintain network infrastructure electrical equipment

Jack can maintain electrical equipment and associated hardware, such as fuse switches, drop out switches, sectionalisers, links, surge arrestors, gas filled and or oil filled switches, relevant to the transmission, distribution and rail traction networks and includes the repair and/or replacement of "like for like" electrical equipment and associated hardware as well as the termination and/or connection of this equipment according to requirements and may include sampling of insulating oils. His knowledge also encompasses the identification of faults, the pre-commissioning tests involving the equipment/system and the interpretation of these tests against agreed specifications. His job does not include the energisation of the equipment maintained in a highly complex, interdependent and interconnected electricity supply Network system, where the affects of unintended consequences on the system are high risk and appropriate personnel effect energisation.

UETTDRDP99A Test and verify distribution overhead installations

Jack is capable of inspection and testing to verify whether a distribution Overhead Installation is safe and complies with all requirements. It encompasses working safely, visual inspections and mandatory, optional and functional test procedures, identifying non-compliance defects and mandatory reporting requirements.

UETTDRDP11A Inspect overhead poles-structures and electrical apparatus

Jack is able to inspect, as per requirements, overhead structures such as poles and/or other structures other than towers. His knowledge and skills also includes inspection of electrical apparatus such as, overhead conductors and or cables, underground and overhead transition points, electrical equipment, such as pole-mounted transformers, switchgear, hardware and or earthing systems. His knowledge and skills encompass the completion of inspection reports and other relevant documentation in accordance with requirements.

UETTDRIS52A Install and maintain poles, structures and associated hardware

Jack can install and maintain poles and/or structures and associated hardware, other than towers, which may consist of wood, steel, concrete or composite type material. His knowledge and skills cover the fixing and or securing of hardware associated as well as the repair and or replacement of poles and or structures used in the distribution and or rail traction industry sectors. It encompasses the implementation of a suitable traffic management plan.

UETTDRIS56A Install and maintain low voltage overhead services

Jack is able to cover the installation, maintenance and connection of low voltage overhead service lines and associated equipment (between the connection point and the point of supply - customers’ premises). Maintenance includes the repair and replacement of service cables, service fuses and the replacement and repair of service hardware, the identification and rectification of faults. His knowledge and skills also covers insulation, voltage, polarity testing and phase rotation.

UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

Jack can use drawings, diagrams, cable schedules, standards, codes and specifications as they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions.

UETTDREL16A Working safely near live electrical apparatus

Jack has the knowledge and skills and understands the compliance of working safely up to the defined “safe approach distance” near energised electrical apparatus (inc. electrical powerlines) for electrical worker. His knowledge and skills include work functions that may be performed, such as vegetation control, scaffolding, rigging, painting, and/or any other activity that requires working safely and complying with requirements and/or established procedures near live electrical apparatus by an electrical worker. Also included is the preparation of risk assessment control measures that encompass job safety assessment. His skills do not include any work that is or may be performed by other competent operatives within the defined “safe working zone”. The defined “safe working zone” is that so defined by relevant State or Territory regulatory agencies/bodies, local government legislation, Industry bi-partite body – Guidelines/Codes of Practices or other related requirements for Safe work and access near live Electrical and Mechanical Apparatus.

UETTDREL12A Operate plant and equipment near live electrical conductors and apparatus

Jack understands the safe operation of plant and equipment near live electrical conductors and/or apparatus. His knowledge and skills encompass plant and equipment relevant to the enterprise and is in addition to any Commonwealth, State/Territory or Local Government legislation and or regulatory requirements regarding the operation of that plant and or equipment. His knowledge and skills include maintenance the conducting of operational checks, the correct positioning of road signs, barriers and or warning devices. It also encompasses the completion of log books and job completion documentation.

UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits

Jack can determine the correct operation of electromagnetic devices and related circuits and providing solutions as they apply to electrical installations and equipment.

UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

Jack is capable of fixing, securing and mounting techniques as apply in the various electrotechnology work functions.

UETTDRDP12A Maintain overhead energised low voltage conductors and cables

Jack can maintain overhead energised low voltage conductors and cables and includes the verification of the site conditions and the potential hazards. His skills encompass the selection of appropriate and authorised work method using specialised equipment, the diagnosis of faults, the undertaking of electrical tests and the updating of system data/maintenance records.

UETTDRIS41A Install network infrastructure electrical equipment

Jack can install electrical equipment, such as fuse switches, drop out switches, sectionalisers, links, surge arrestors, gas filled and or oil filled switches, which are relevant to the transmission, distribution and rail networks. His skills include the termination/connection of the equipment in accordance to enterprise requirements; the relevant pre-commissioning tests involving the equipment/system and the interpretation of these tests against agreed specifications.

UETTDREL11A Apply sustainable energy and environmental procedures

Jack is able to implement relevant environmental procedures to specific projects/sites. His knowledge and skills include the identification of possible environmental risks and impacts, the undertaking of work in accordance with sustainable energy and energy conservation principles, the provision of re-cycling materials and the recording and reporting of environmental incidents. It also encompasses the process of reviewing and participating and contributing in environmental procedures according to established enterprise requirements.

UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits

Jack is capable of determining correct operation of electromagnetic devices and related circuits and providing solutions as they apply to electrical installations and equipment.

TLILIC2005A Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

Jack can operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) for licensing purposes, and involves the operation of a telescoping device, hinged device, or articulated device or any combination of these used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work.