Electrical Spotter

22597VIC Course in Workplace Spotting for Service Assets

UNIT CODE: VU23165

UNIT DESCRIPTOR: Observe and manage the safe operation of plant and equipment around overhead and underground assets.

On Completion Of This Course Participants Will Have The Skills And Knowledge To

Working near overhead and underground electrical pieces of equipment requires a keen eye for safety. Procon’s accredited Electrical Spotters Course equips you with the skills and knowledge to act as a vital safeguard, ensuring the safety of yourself, your colleagues, and those around you. Upon successful completion, you’ll receive an electrical spotters ticket and be eligible to register as a spotter with Energy Safe Victoria (ESV), allowing you to work confidently around overhead and underground electrical assets.

What is an Electrical Spotter?

An electrical spotter is a crucial safety role on worksites where plant and equipment operate near overhead power lines or underground electrical assets. As a spotter, you’ll be responsible for observing and managing the safe operation of machinery, ensuring it maintains a safe distance from electrical hazards.

Why Choose Procon’s Electrical Spotter Course?

Procon’s Electrical Spotters Course is designed to provide you with a complete understanding of electrical safety practices. Our accredited program delivers the necessary vocational outcomes to register as a spotter with ESV. Here’s what sets us apart:
  • Recognised Training: Our course is accredited, ensuring you receive high-quality training that meets national standards.
  • Experienced Trainers: Our team comprises industry professionals with extensive experience in electrical safety, providing you with valuable insights and practical knowledge.
  • Focus on Real-World Application: We go beyond theory, focusing on practical scenarios and hands-on activities to prepare you for real-world situations.
  • Flexible Course Delivery: We offer the course in various locations around Melbourne.
  • Affordable Training: Our course fee is competitively priced, providing excellent value for your investment in safety.

What Will You Learn in This Course?

By participating in our Electrical Spotters Course, you’ll gain the following skills and knowledge as well as an electrical spotters ticket:
  • Safe Spotting Practices: Learn the essential principles of safe spotting, ensuring you can effectively observe and manage the operation of plant and equipment near electrical assets.
  • Hazard Identification and Management: Develop the ability to identify potential hazards associated with working near overhead and underground electrical assets, allowing you to mitigate risks and prevent accidents.
  • Pre-Start Activities and Safety Checks: Understand the importance of pre-start activities and safety checks before commencing any spotter duties near electrical hazards.
  • Communication Skills: Learn how to effectively communicate approach limit information to plant operators, ensuring everyone remains within safe zones.
  • Emergency Procedures: Gain knowledge of emergency procedures and activities in case of an electrical incident.
  • Plant Operational Envelopes: Understand the operational envelope of different types of plant and machinery, allowing you to assess safe working distances from electrical assets.

Entry Requirements

To participate in Procon’s Electrical Spotter Course, you must meet the following basic requirements:
  • Basic English Skills: You should be able to read and write in basic English to understand the course materials and assessments effectively.
  • Minimum Age: You must be 18 years of age or older to enrol in the course.

Course Duration and Fees

The Electrical Spotter Course is a one-day program, allowing you to gain essential skills and knowledge in a condensed timeframe. The course fee is $250, offering a cost-effective way to enhance your safety qualifications.

Invest in Your Safety and Career

By enrolling in Procon’s Electrical Spotter Course, you’re not just investing in safety; you’re also opening doors to new career opportunities. With an ESV-registered spotter qualification, you’ll be well-positioned for roles in various industries that involve working near electrical assets.

Take the Next Step Towards a Safer Worksite

Ready to become a registered electrical spotter and contribute to a safer work environment? Contact Procon today to inquire about our upcoming course dates and locations. We look forward to helping you develop the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in this crucial role.