Course Details

Mandatory training for all Civil workers who are responsible for the onsite preparation of underground electrical infrastructure, including trenching and pits and the installation of cables and conduits.

Upon completion of this course organisations are to be registered with VEDN.

This course is delivered live online where attendees are able to engage with the trainer in a virtual live classroom environment via web conferencing software (Zoom or Teams). All assessments are completed on our Learner Management System (LMS) Cloud Assess Learning Platform, enabling greater flexibility and variety for learners.

You must have an individual email address and access to reliable internet.

We encourage you to use a device such as a computer/laptop or tablet to view/attend the Virtual Classrooms and navigate the LMS Online Platform.
We do not recommend the use of a mobile device, however if you need to use your mobile device, please ensure you have sufficient data and internet access.

If you do not have access to the required resources, please speak to your workplace immediately.

Please note: It is restricted by law and is very dangerous to use a mobile phone while driving and may result in significant penalties for the driver.

Topics Covered

  • Health & Safety Responsibilities
  • Electrical Safety Act
  • Hazards of Electrical Assets
  • Risk and Safety Assessment
  • Civil Company Audit Requirements
  • Dial Before You Dig Requirements
  • Identifying Utility Assets
  • No Go Zone / Spotter and Permit Requirements
  • Plans/Drawings for U/G Electrical Assets and Trenches

Who should attend?

This affects all civil contractors engaged in tendering for underground electrical infrastructure civil work for any of the Victorian Electricity Distribution Network group (Jemena, United Energy Distribution, Powercor, Citipower, SPI Electricity/SP AusNet). Only pre-qualified and approved contractors will be permitted to work on network electricity infrastructure projects.

What qualifications does this offer?

This course assists contractors to qualify, within the VESI – Electrical Infrastructure (Civil Works), VEDN Civil Accreditation process – Module 1.

Civil Train Fees, Charges and Refund Policy

Please ensure that you read the Civil Train Fees, Charges and Refund Policy and check the Terms and Conditions before enrolling in this course with Civil Train. If you have any questions about our Fees, Charges or Refunds/Cancellations Policy, please contact CCF Victoria on (03) 9588 7600.

On-site Group Training Available

Are you an employer with a large group of employees that need training? Civil Train can arrange training for you at your site, ensuring you meet the delivery requirements for the program.