This competency standard unit covers the carrying out of switching operations in a substation accordance to a given instructions, switching schedule and established enterprise procedures. It encompasses the operation of substation switching devices such as circuit breakers, air break switches, fuses, reclosers, ring main units and isolators.
Initial: 5 Days
Refresher: 1 Day
Granting of competency in this unit shall be made only after competency in the following unit(s) has/have been confirmed:
- Prepare for substation switching to a given schedule
- Carry out substation switching to a given schedule
- Complete substation switching to a given schedule
Delivery can be conducted either on or off-job. Delivery strategies must be suitable for both theoretical and/or practical learning.
On successful completion of this course, the participants will receive a Statement of Attainment.