QR3.15 Working in the Electrified Territory (WET)

QR 3.15
This course has been designed for workers who are required to secure a signal at stop or disable a signal route in the field by operating the switching device.

The purpose of this course is to provide learners with knowledge of the electric traction system and how to work safely in the electrified territory to prevent injuries. This course will provide contractors and other authorised personnel with a general knowledge of the traction system and of electrical related risks and hazards that they may be exposed to during the course of their duties.

Successful completion of this training is mandatory to perform work safely on or near high voltage electrical apparatus, in all electrified railways within Queensland Rail (unless the work is performed under direct supervision). This training does not grant access to railway corridors or facilities.

Certificates

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On successful completion of all assessments‚ students will receive: 

Queensland Rail Certificate of Achievement

QR3.15 Working in the Electrified Territory (This course aligns to specific requirements of Queensland Rail’s Electric Traction Systems Standard MD-10-191)

Topics

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The following topics are covered within this course:

  • Describe how the electric traction system operates
  • Identify common electrical and safety terminology
  • Outline legislative obligations and requirements for working in the electrified territory and around the overhead line equipment
  • Identify emergency situations and describe the process to be followed

Entry Requirements

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Participants completing this course must hold the following AQF competency units:

  • CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry OR
  • CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (superseded as at 07/04/2022 – Credit transfer to CPCWHS1001 required)
  • QR3.2 Safely Access the Rail Corridor

Participants will also require a

  • Rail Industry Worker Card
  • Compliant Certificate of Fitness (Category 3 Rail Medical), including Drug & alcohol
  • Queensland Rail Certificate of Achievement QR3.2 Safely access the rail corridor

Language Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N)

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Participants undergo an assessment prior to commencement of training which assists us to identify any learning support which may be required. This course requires participants to have language, literacy and numeracy skill levels to be able to:

  • Read and understand work safety signs and symbols
  • Read and understand workplace policies, procedures and information
  • Understand basic spoken English
  • Communicate basic safety-related information

Assessment

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  • Theory assessment (open book)

Delivery Method

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  • This course is facilitated via a face-to-face workshop
  • Duration 4 hours

Recertification

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The Queensland Rail Certificate of Achievement (QR3.15 Working in the Electrified Territory) is valid for 3 years (1095 days) from date of training.

RECERTIFICATION PROCESS:

  • Before Expiry: Students must return to CERT for recertification before the expiry date to maintain their qualification.
  • After Expiry: If the certificate has expired, students are required to re-sit the full Working in the electrified territory (WET) course at CERT.

Contact CERT QLD via phone (1300 042 378 – Select Option 1) to schedule a recertification.

Working in the Electrified Territory

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Medical Requirement

Category 3 Rail Medical (CAT 3)

A Category 3 Rail Medical, often referred to as a CAT 3 Medical, is an assessment designed to help non-safety critical workers make sure their health and fitness does not impact the rail network. The CAT 3 Medical tests your ability to operate safely in the rail corridor so you can hear instructions, move to a safe place, and maintain an awareness of your surroundings.

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In order to obtain your Rail Industry Worker Card (RIW Card) upon the completion of this course, you will also need to undertake a minimum of a Category 3 Rail Medical.

Category 3 Rail Medicals can be booked simultaneously when scheduling your course booking via the Enrolment button.

Location

Salisbury

460 – 492 Beaudesert Road, Salisbury QLD 4107
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1300 042 378

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16 July 2024 07:00 am – 11:00 am 460 – 492 Beaudesert Road, Salisbury Qld 4107 0 $200.00
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