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UETDRMP001 Apply access authority procedures to work on or near electrical apparatus

This Competency Standard Unit covers the performance of the procedures to gain access for work on or near electrical network infrastructure in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for, safety and risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

UETDRMP002 – ESI Safety Rules, codes of practice and procedurees for work on or near electrical apparatus.
3 Yearly as defined in the VESI Skills and Training Guideline
Course Duration:
8 hours
Max Class:
On successful completion of this course the learner will be issued with a nationally recognised
Statement of Attainment.
Summary of content
  • Identify the requirements for the use of the EAP within the Victorian Electrical Supply Industry
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Electrical Access Permit and its application
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the various VESI forms and their relationship to an Electrical Access Permit
  • Identify the responsibilities of the various persons associated with the Access Permit process
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Earthing process
  • Describe knowledge of the business’ organisational procedures relating to entry to enclosure requirements, site security, communications protocols for entry and exit and in an emergency situation