This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to perform high voltage (HV) field switching operation to a given schedule in the electricity supply industry (ESI). It includes the approval process, isolating, paralleling and restoring HV overhead and underground electricity networks using circuit breaking and isolating equipment, specialised tools, personal protective equipment (PPE) and testing equipment. It also includes proving de-energised, short circuiting and earthing, preparing, issuing and cancelling work permits.
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- Prepare to undertake HV switching procedures to a given schedule
- Carry out high voltage switching procedures to a given schedule
- Complete high voltage switching procedures to a given schedule
Approximately 35 hours
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.