Certificate III in ESI - Distribution Overhead

Jobs and Skills WA: Electrical courses
Begin your career as a lineworker in ESI

The electrical supply industry (ESI) offers fantastic job and career opportunities, and here's the course to get you started!

The Certificate III in ESI—Distribution Overhead is a nationally recognised qualification. Training includes both theory and hands on learning, and gets you qualified to work as an overhead distribution lineworker. You'll also obtain your your dogging permit and your boom-type elevating work platform licence

You'll learn about workplace communication and safety protocols, and how to install and maintain overhead powerlines and the associated infrastructure. The course also includes procedures for inspecting power poles, and operating chainsaws and other types of power tools.

Apprenticeship or Traineeship
Industry: Building and Construction
National course code: UET30621 | WA State ID: BHB7

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This course is available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are also funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider's website for further information about the course and how to enrol.

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge to work in the electricity supply industry (ESI) as an Overhead Distribution Lineworker. This qualification covers the installation, maintenance and inspection of poles, structures, hardware, electrical apparatus and the use of support plant, tools and equipment. The application of the skills and knowledge described within the units in this qualification may require a licence/registration to practice in the workplace. Other conditions may also apply under state and territory legislative and regulatory licensing requirements which must be confirmed prior to commencing this qualification.

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