ASPs and contractors

Training

Ausgrid’s training group provides company-specific and nationally recognised training courses for External Partners and Authorised Service Providers (ASPs).

All national units of competency (non-Ausgrid specific training) must be undertaken with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that has the specific unit of competency in their scope of registration.

Ausgrid-specific courses available from Ausgrid 

Ausgrid’s Electrical Safety Rules (ESRs) 1a,1b

 

UETTDRRF01B - Apply ESI safety rules, codes of practice and procedures for work on or near electrical apparatus; and
Ausgrid’s Environmental Procedures (NS174); and
UETTDRRF09B - Apply access procedures to work on or near electrical network infrastructure

TTDO1653 - Application of Overhead Low Voltage Short Circuits
TTDO1804C - Application of Overhead Access Permit and Working Earths – Combined EWP and Ladder
 Access Permit Recipient training
M2325B - Triple End Cable Sealing
SC1000A - Substation Entry
SC1000 - Substation Entry Package2
SC1100A - Work Near or Around Underground Cables
SC1100 - Work Near or Around Underground Cables Package2
SC1200 - Substation Entry and Work Near or Around Underground Cables package2

Note:
1a All ASP/2s must complete their initial Ausgrid Electrical Safety Rules (ESR) training with Ausgrid’s Training Group. After the initial training the annual refresher training required is “UETTDRRF01B - Apply ESI safety rules, codes of practice and procedures for work on or near electrical apparatus”, which can be completed with Ausgrid’s Training Group or a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) approved to deliver the Ausgrid aligned training. Details of these approved companies are listed below.
1b External Partners must undertake annual ESR refresher training only through Ausgrid.
2 Packaged training course includes ESR, Environmental procedures and UETTDRRF09B.

Course Bookings

To book Ausgrid training, please complete the relevant Course Registration Form via the links below and email training@ausgrid.com.au.

 
 Course Registration Form (ASPs)

 Course Registration Form (External Partners)

 For any enquiries regarding Ausgrid training please contact us:

 tel: (02) 8745 1561 or (02) 4951 0853 during business hours

 email: training@ausgrid.com.au

 

Nationally accredited training courses to be undertaken with an external RTO*

UETTDRRF10B - Provide first aid in an ESI environment
HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
UETTDRRF06B - Perform rescue from a live LV panel
UETTDRRF02B - Perform pole top rescue
UETTDRRF08B - Perform EWP controlled descent escape
UETTDRRF03B - Perform EWP Rescue
UETTDRRF11A - Testing of connections to low voltage electricity network

* These courses are no longer delivered by Ausgrid

How do I find a suitable RTO?

Please use the search function on the government website www.myskills.gov.au to find RTOs that are able to deliver any or all of the programs listed above.

Authorisation, Qualification and Training Matrix

Minimum mandatory training

Minimum mandatory requirements for all individuals who are required to work on, or near, Ausgrid’s network.

Ausgrid’s Electrical Safety Rules (ESRs) 
Ausgrid’s Environmental Procedures (NS174)
HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
UETTDRRF06B - Perform rescue from a live LV panel
UETTDRRF09B - Apply access procedures to work on or near electrical network infrastructure
UETTDRRF10B - Provide first aid in an ESI environment
CPCCOHS1001A - SafeWork NSW General Construction Induction (White Card)

Additional mandatory training - Overhead Mains

Additional mandatory requirements for all individuals who are required to work in the vicinity of overhead mains.

UETTDRRF02B -  Provide Pole Top Rescue
Mandatory if an individual is required to conduct or observe work in the vicinity of overhead mains from a ladder or pole
 
UETTDRRF03B - Provide EWP Rescue
Mandatory if an individual is required to conduct or observe work in the vicinity of overhead mains utilising an EWP
UETTDRRF08B - Provide EWP Escape (CDD)
Mandatory if an individual is required to conduct work in the vicinity of overhead mains utilising an EWP
UETTDREL14A /UETTDREL16A or NS209 - Working safely near live electrical apparatus
Mandatory if an individual is required to operate or observe crane and plant (Including an EWP) operating in the vicinity of overhead mains

Additional mandatory training - Underground Mains

Additional mandatory requirements for all individuals who are required to work in the vicinity of underground mains.

Ausgrid’s SC1100A: Safe work near underground assets 
Ausgrid’s TTDU 2170: Pit awareness - Mandatory if an individual is required to work within Ausgrid pits or vaults

General

Important Notes

  • Only an electrically qualified person is eligible to complete UETTDREL16A Working safely near live electrical apparatus”
  • a non-electrically qualified person can complete “UETTDREL14A Working safely near live electrical apparatus” as a non-electrical worker
  • Individuals deemed to be electrically qualified i.e. electricians, cable jointers and line workers, only need to complete the appropriate training once
  • For individuals deemed non-electrically qualified ie. apprentices, contestable works assistants and NBN workers, the appropriate training needs to be refreshed annually.
  • Individuals that have previously completed training in 5099, ISSC26 or NS209 will be grandfathered. Where required, all refresher training must be in accordance with the associated relevant national units of competency listed. 

Ausgrid aligned training

  • Ausgrid aligned training delivered by Ausgrid accredited Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) will be accepted by Ausgrid for authorisation purposes
  • Ausgrid will not recognise Ausgrid aligned training provided by any company who is not accredited by Ausgrid at the time of training delivery
  • Please note: Only currently accredited companies are listed below. 

Electrical Safety Rules

Please note that all initial ESR training must be delivered by Ausgrid.  
  • ASP/1s must undertake annual ESR refresher training only through Ausgrid
  • ASP/2s may choose either Ausgrid or one of the indicated accredited 3rd party RTOs as listed below to complete the annual ESR refresher.

Please read in conjunction with the notes below.

Ausgrid Training Group
Delivered by Ausgrid Training Group (in partnership with Aurecon Australasia P/L, RTO Number 90921)
ESR Training Type: Initial and Refresher
training@ausgrid.com.au
02 8745 1561 or 02 4951 0853

Combined Training and Consulting P/L (trading as CTC Safety)
RTO Number 7053
Accredited 3rd Party RTO
ESR Training Type: ASP 2 Refresher Only
02 9979 7888

IAC Safety Services P/L
RTO Number 91031
Accredited 3rd Party RTO
ESR Training Type: ASP 2 Refresher only
1300 887 317

TAFE NSW - Energy Training Services Unit
RTO Number 90003
Accredited 3rd Party RTO
ESR Training Type: ASP 2 Refresher only
etsu@tafensw.edu.au
1800 620 280

Close Approach Vegetation Control

The following information is provided to Ausgrid’s vegetation management external partners to help identify registered training organisations (RTOs) who are currently accredited by Ausgrid to deliver company aligned 'Close Approach Vegetation Control (CAVC)' training. 

Please read in conjunction with the notes below.

PST Australia P/L (trading as Power Safety Training)
RTO Number 45198
Accredited 3rd party RTO
CAVC (Ground, EWP and Tree Climber Vegetation Controllers)
training@powersafetytraining.com.au or (07) 3288 8800

Thought Planters Australia (Australia) P/L
RTO Number 40739
Accredited 3rd party RTO
CAVC (Ground, EWP and Tree Climber Vegetation Controllers)
(02) 8218 2128

Notes 

  • Ausgrid does not warrant the performance of listed 3rd party RTOs
  • Inclusion and/or order presented of RTOs does not imply competency or capability beyond Ausgrid’s base requirements, nor does it imply any comment on the business skills, practices or quality of the companies listed
  • Inclusion on the list of accredited RTOs is solely at the discretion of Ausgrid’s Manager, Electrical Safety & Authorisations.