Those gaining this qualification will be able to acquire the skills and knowledge needed for a career in the Electricity Supply Industry. The scope of this qualification covers: Cable Jointing such as the laying, installation and maintenance of de-energised Low Voltage and High Voltage underground polymeric cables and the installation and maintenance of electrical equipment. Options are available for skills to be obtained for energised cables and or Low Voltage and High Voltage paper insulated cables.

CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging

Mario 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.

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

Mario is able to 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. The 11 metre boom length shall be taken to mean the greater of the following: (a) The vertical distance from the floor of the platform to the surface supporting the elevating work platform with the platform at its maximum height; or (b) The nominal reach, measured horizontally from the centre point of rotation to the outer edge of the platform in its most extended position.

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

Mario is aware of mandatory requirements of occupational health and safety and how they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It 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.

UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

Mario is able to carry out basic fitting and fabrication techniques as they apply in the various utilities industry work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand, fixed and portable power tools; cutting, shaping joining and fixing using metallic and non-metallic materials; dismantling and assembling equipment; basic mechanical measurement and marking-out and reading drawings/diagrams.

UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits

Mario is able to determine correct operation of single source d.c. series, parallel and series-parallel circuits and providing solutions as they apply to various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including the use of voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations to predictable problems in single and multiple path circuits.

UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

Mario is able to fix, secure and mount techniques as apply in the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand and portable power tools, safe lifting techniques, safe use of ladders and elevated platforms and the selection and safe application of fixing devices and supporting accessories/equipment.

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

Mario is able to use drawings, diagrams, cable schedules, standards, codes and specifications as they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the rudiments for communicating with schematic, wiring and mechanical diagrams and equipment and cable/connection schedules, manuals, site and architectural drawings and plans showing the location of services, apparatus, plant and machinery and understanding the use and format of compliance standards and job specifications.

UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits

Mario can determine correct operation of electromagnetic devices and related circuits and providing solutions as they apply to electrical installations and equipment. It encompasses working safely, power circuit problems solving processes, including the use of voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations to predictable problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits.

UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits

Mario is able to ascertain correct operation of single and three phase a.c. circuits and solving circuit problems as they apply to servicing, fault finding, installation and compliance work functions. It encompasses safe working practices, multiphase circuit arrangements, issues related to protection, power factor and MEN systems and solutions to circuit problems derived from calculated and measured parameters.

UETTDRIS41A Install network infrastructure electrical equipment

Mario is able to 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. It includes 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.

UETTDRCJ27A Install and maintain de-energised high voltage underground polymeric cables

Mario is able to install and maintain de-energised high voltage underground polymeric cables and covers the jointing, terminating, repair and replacement of cables. It includes the isolation of systems and circuits, the procedure of issuing/accepting electrical access permits, the undertaking of pre-commissioning and/or re-commissioning tests and the updating of system data/maintenance records.

UETTDRIS55A Install and maintain low voltage underground services

Mario is able to install and maintain connection of low voltage underground 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. It also covers insulation, voltage, polarity testing and phase rotation.

UETTDREL11A Apply sustainable energy and environmental procedures

Mario is able to implement relevant environmental procedures to specific projects/sites. It includes 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.

UETTDRCJ99A Test and verify distribution cable jointing installations

Mario is able to install and maintain de-energised high voltage and low voltage underground polymeric cables and includes underground services, network infrastructure, the jointing, terminating and repair of cables. It encompasses working safely, visual inspections and mandatory and functional test procedures, identifying non-compliance defects and mandatory reporting requirements

UETTDRCJ21A Lay ESI electrical cables

Mario is able to lay cables for electrical purposes and includes the laying of ducts and/or conduit for such cables. It could include direct laying of cables in trenches, on racks, in troughs and /or in conduit or ducts. It also encompasses cable pulling methods, pulling tensions, minimum bending radii, reduction of frictional forces, use of supporting plant (e.g. dynamometers, rigging, winches), working on FRC, PVC, A/C ducted systems and the sealing of cables.

UETTDREL16A Working safely near live electrical apparatus

Mario is able to comply with working safely up to the defined “safe approach distance” near energised electrical apparatus (inc. electrical powerlines) for electrical worker. It includes 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.

UETTDRIS42A Maintain network infrastructure electrical equipment

Mario is able to 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. It also encompasses the identification of faults, the pre-commissioning tests involving the equipment/system and the interpretation of these tests against agreed specifications.

UETTDREL12A Operate plant and equipment near live electrical conductors and apparatus

Mario is able to safely operate plant and equipment near live electrical conductors and/or apparatus. It encompasses 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.

UETTDRCJ26A Install and maintain de-energised low voltage underground polymeric cables

Mario is able to install and maintain de-energised low voltage underground polymeric cables and covers the jointing, terminating, repair and replacement of cables. It includes the isolation of systems and circuits, the procedure of issuing/accepting electrical access permits, the undertaking of pre-commissioning and/or re-commissioning tests and the updating of system data/maintenance records.