Substation entry
  • Training Event
  • 6.5 Hour
  • 312.78 inc GST

Course Details

Code: PTS855
Category: Substation
Duration: 1 day(s)
Version: 1
Sub category: Entry
Awareness of the environment when working in a restricted area and the procedures and practices that apply. This course is suitable for people who are required to sign on a work permit before performing work on or near Western Power substation equipment.

Prerequisites for enrolment - in addition to the prerequisites stated below, you require the Basic Network Authorisation  - formerly Network Authority Card (NAC).

Mandatory PPE required - this course includes a visit to an operational substation, so you are required to wear PPE Level 1 (refer to 'What to wear' for details). If PPE requirements are not met, you will not be able to attend this course.

Course Includes

Learning outcomes

  • familiarisation with restricted areas
  • working safely in the danger zone
  • implementation of site security, control and management


Written and practical assessments


Certificate of Attendance

Other Details

What to wear

You will be visiting an operational substation so you will require:

PPE Level 1, including:

  • EH1 safety protective footwear
  • Hi-vis FR long sleeve shirt
  • FR long trousers OR FR overalls
  • safety glasses
  • hard hat

See the Western Power PPE Procedure for more information about the requirements

Additional information

Practical component of this training will take place at an operational substation - travel to the substation is required (approx. 10 minute drive).

If you do not have your own transport, please advise your trainer on the day so that alternative transport can be arranged.

Western Power - Operational Induction
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