High Voltage Switching

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Delivered over 3 days
  • Face to Face Training
  • Emphasis on theory and practical of Operate , Develop, Perform & Control in HV
  • CSQ Funding may be available for eligible QLD residents/workers

High Voltage Switching

Course Description

The High Voltage Switching Operate, Develop & Perform course is designed for students to gain High Voltage (HV) experience whilst attaining the formal training to allow them to write switching sheets and perform switching operations.

This course delivers in-depth training on how to safely perform duties of a High Voltage Switching Operator. This course is a Nationally Recognised course which has been written to meet the requirements of the latest training packages; UEP – Electricity Supply Industry – Generation Sector Training Package and UET – Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package.

The course is suitable for Electrical workers, technicians and engineers involved with maintaining high voltage electrical equipment. We cover the legislation, theory and practical aspect of high voltage installations and maintenance. Volt Edge students who hold an unrestricted electrical licence (or meet the pre-requisite units) are eligible to gain a Statement of Attainment with competencies from the UET Transmission Package and UEP Generation package as listed below. All other students will gain a Statement of Attainment from the UEP Generation Package only.

Duration and Mode of Delivery

3 day course face to face.

~ Face to Face training is available in Brisbane, Mackay, Sydney, Melbourne, Onsite (HV Trailer is also available for Hire) and LIVE WEB Training ~

~ LIVE WEB Training – interact with your trainer and assessor live as if you were in the classroom. Trainer will work through your theory, show you videos and be available whilst you complete your written assessments. Then you will complete your practical by writing your switching sheet and Switch on a SCADA Schematic. 


Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This outcomes are nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Volt Edge Training (RTO 32137).

Course Inclusions

  • Training and assessment course material.
  • Facilities, equipment, and resources to conduct training and assessment.


Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the skills to:
Operate and perform local H.V. switching.
Develop H.V. switching programs.
Control permit to work operations.

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Skills obtained


Compile and produce appropriate documentation of work operations.

Simulated Work Environment

Benefit from the close and detailed guidance of our trainers in person.

Install & Configure

Accurately follow the workplace protocol of complex processes.


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