QR3.15 Working in the Electrified Territory (WET)

Target Audience:
For workers who are required to secure a signal at stop, or disable a signal route in the field by operating the switching device.

Summary:
The purpose of this course is to provide learners with knowledge of the electric traction system and how to work safely in the electrified territory to prevent injuries. This course will provide Queensland Rail staff and contractors with a general knowledge of the traction system and of electrical related risks and hazards that they may be exposed to during the course of their duties.

On successful completion of this course learners will obtain a Queensland Rail enterprise qualification.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit learners will have the following knowledge and skills:
  • Describe how the Electrical Traction System operates
  • Identify common electrical and safety terminology
  • Outline legislative obligations and requirements for working in the electrified territory and around the Overhead Line Equipment
  • Identify emergency situations and describe the process to be followed
Delivery:
Face to Face: Internal Delivery

Duration:
4 hours

Reaccreditation:
3 years

Assessment Method:
The learners will be required to:
  • Successfully complete a theory assessment in the classroom,

Prerequisites: 
  • SARC

Learner Handbook:
Please read our Learner Handbook prior to enrolment into this course. It contains information to help assist the Learner. The Handbook details information around policies and procedures - please click here to view.

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Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
QR3.15 Working in the Electrified Territory (WET) 11 November 2020 08:00 am – 12:00 pm Nambour 4 $220.00