Unit of competency: UETTDREL16 - Working safely near live electrical apparatus
Retrieved from: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/UETTDREL16 12/02/2020
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to work safely near live electrical apparatus in the electricity supply industry (ESI).
It includes compliance with working safely up to the defined safe approach distance near live electrical apparatus for electrical workers. It also includes complying with work requirements and workplace procedures and preparing risk assessment control measures.
It does not include any work that is or may be performed by other competent operatives within the defined safe working zone. The defined safe working zone is defined by regulatory agencies/bodies, relevant legislation, industry standards, guidelines and codes of practice or other related requirements for safe work and access near live electrical and mechanical apparatus.
The application of the skills and knowledge described in this unit may require a licence/registration to practice in the workplace.
Other conditions may apply under state and territory legislative and regulatory licensing requirements which must be confirmed prior to commencing this unit.
There are no prerequisite competencies to this unit.
Elements and Performance Criteria
Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.
Range of Conditions
Range is restricted to essential operating conditions and any other variables essential to the work environment.
Non-essential conditions may be found in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.
Unit Mapping Information
This unit replaces and is equivalent to UETTDREL16A Working safely near live electrical apparatus.