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.

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 Cancellation and Refund Policy

Please ensure that you read the Civil Train Cancellation and Refund Policy and check the Terms and Conditions before enrolling in this course with Civil Train. If you have any questions about our Cancellation Policy, please contact CCF VIC 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.