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Qualification details

UET20319 - Certificate II in ESI - Powerline Vegetation Control (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to UET20312 - Certificate II in ESI - Powerline Vegetation Control 24/Sep/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 25/Sep/2019


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AHCARB312 - Use standard climbing techniques to access treesUse standard climbing techniques to access trees Elective
AHCCHM201 - Apply chemicals under supervisionApply chemicals under supervision Elective
AHCMOM213 - Operate and maintain chainsawsOperate and maintain chainsaws Core
AHCMOM304 - Operate machinery and equipmentOperate machinery and equipment Elective
AHCPCM201 - Recognise plantsRecognise plants Elective
AHCPCM203 - Fell small treesFell small trees Elective
FWPHAR2206 - Operate a mobile chipper/mulcherOperate a mobile chipper/mulcher Elective
TLILIC0005 - Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more) Elective
UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplaceApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace Core
UETTDREL13 - Comply with sustainability, environmental and incidental response policies and proceduresComply with sustainability, environmental and incidental response policies and procedures Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 899914 Electrical Or Telecommunications Trades Assistant 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0313 Electrical And Electronic Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Electricity Distribution 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Vegetation Control Worker (Powerlines) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 899914 Electrical Or Telecommunications Trades Assistant 25/Sep/2019 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0313 Electrical And Electronic Engineering And Technology 25/Sep/2019 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 25/Sep/2019 
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Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this qualification in the UET Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package

Qualification Description

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge to work in the electricity supply industry (ESI) as a Powerline Vegetation Control Worker.

This qualification covers competencies for the operational role of planning and carrying out vegetation control at and above ground level near live electrical apparatus. It also includes complying with relevant legislation, applicable industry guidelines, codes of practices or other related requirements for safe work and access near live electrical and mechanical apparatus.

The skills and knowledge described within the units in this qualification may require a licence or permit to practice in the workplace.

Additional and/or other conditions may also apply under state and territory legislative and regulatory licensing requirements which must be confirmed prior to commencing the qualification.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Packaging Rules

A total of 360 weighting points  comprising:

240 core weighting points  listed below; plus 

120 general elective weighting points  from the general elective units listed below.

Choose a total of 120 weighting points  elective units from the list below, of which between 0 and 70 weighting points  can be taken from Group A; and between 50 and 120 weighting points  taken from Group B. You may select all your elective from this group.

Up to 70 weighting points of the general elective units Group A  may be selected, with appropriate contextualisation, from any relevant nationally endorsed Training Package or accredited course, provided selected units contribute to the vocational outcome of the qualification. Previously assigned weighting points are listed in the UET Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide (link below), if not listed weighting points will be 10 points.

Where imported units are selected, care must be taken to ensure all prerequisite units specified are complied with.

Core units  

Weighting Points 

AHCMOM213

Operate and maintain chainsaws

20

UEENEEE101A

Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

20

UETTDREL13

Comply with sustainability, environmental and incidental response policies and procedures

40

UETTDREL14

Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

40

UETTDRVC23

Plan the removal of vegetation up to vegetation exclusion zone near live electrical apparatus

Common Unit Group

∟UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

∟UETTDREL13 Comply with sustainability, environmental and incidental response policies and procedures

∟UETTDREL14 Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

60

UETTDRVC27

Monitor safety compliance of vegetation control work in an ESI environment

Common Unit Group

∟UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

∟UETTDREL13 Comply with sustainability, environmental and incidental response policies and procedures

∟UETTDREL14 Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

∟UETTDRVC23 Plan the removal of vegetation up to vegetation exclusion zone near live electrical apparatus

60

Group A: Imported and common elective units 

Weighting Points 

AHCARB312

Use standard climbing techniques to access trees

∟AHCARB311 Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knots

20

AHCCHM201

Apply chemicals under supervision

30

AHCMOM304

Operate machinery and equipment

40

AHCPCM201

Recognise plants

40

AHCPCM203

Fell small trees

∟AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws

30

FWPHAR2206

Operate a mobile chipper/mulcher

20

TLILIC0005

Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

40

Group B: Qualification elective units 

Weighting Points 

UETTDRVC21

Use climbing techniques to cut vegetation above ground near live electrical apparatus

Common Unit Group

∟UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

∟UETTDREL13 Comply with sustainability, environmental and incidental response policies and procedures

∟UETTDREL14 Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

∟UETTDRVC23 Plan the removal of vegetation up to vegetation exclusion zone near live electrical apparatus

∟UETTDRVC27 Monitor safety compliance of vegetation control work in an ESI environment

∟UETTDRVC33 Apply pruning techniques to vegetation control near live electrical apparatus

∟UETTDRVC34 Undertake release and rescue from a tree near live electrical apparatus

30

UETTDRVC24

Assess vegetation and recommend control measures in an ESI environment

Common Unit Group

∟UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

∟UETTDREL13 Comply with sustainability, environmental and incidental response policies and procedures

∟UETTDREL14 Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

∟UETTDRVC23 Plan the removal of vegetation up to vegetation exclusion zone near live electrical apparatus

∟UETTDRVC27 Monitor safety compliance of vegetation control work in an ESI environment

80

UETTDRVC25

Use elevated platform to cut vegetation above ground level near live electrical apparatus

Common Unit Group

∟UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

∟UETTDREL13 Comply with sustainability, environmental and incidental response policies and procedures

∟UETTDREL14 Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

∟UETTDRVC23 Plan the removal of vegetation up to vegetation exclusion zone near live electrical apparatus

∟UETTDRVC27 Monitor safety compliance of vegetation control work in an ESI environment

∟UETTDRVC33 Apply pruning techniques to vegetation control near live electrical apparatus

30

UETTDRVC26

Cut vegetation at ground level near live electrical apparatus

Common Unit Group

∟UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

∟UETTDREL13 Comply with sustainability, environmental and incidental response policies and procedures

∟UETTDREL14 Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

∟UETTDRVC23 Plan the removal of vegetation up to vegetation exclusion zone near live electrical apparatus

∟UETTDRVC27 Monitor safety compliance of vegetation control work in an ESI environment

60

UETTDRVC31

Operate specialist equipment at ground level near live electrical apparatus

Common Unit Group

∟UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

∟UETTDREL13 Comply with sustainability, environmental and incidental response policies and procedures

∟UETTDREL14 Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

∟UETTDRVC23 Plan the removal of vegetation up to vegetation exclusion zone near live electrical apparatus

∟UETTDRVC27 Monitor safety compliance of vegetation control work in an ESI environment

60

UETTDRVC32

Use specialised plant to cut vegetation above ground level near live electrical apparatus

Common Unit Group

∟UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

∟UETTDREL13 Comply with sustainability, environmental and incidental response policies and procedures

∟UETTDREL14 Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

∟UETTDRVC23 Plan the removal of vegetation up to vegetation exclusion zone near live electrical apparatus

∟UETTDRVC27 Monitor safety compliance of vegetation control work in an ESI environment

∟UETTDRVC33 Apply pruning techniques to vegetation control near live electrical apparatus

30

UETTDRVC33

Apply pruning techniques to vegetation control near live electrical apparatus

Common Unit Group

∟UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

∟UETTDREL13 Comply with sustainability, environmental and incidental response policies and procedures

∟UETTDREL14 Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

∟UETTDRVC23 Plan the removal of vegetation up to vegetation exclusion zone near live electrical apparatus

∟UETTDRVC27 Monitor safety compliance of vegetation control work in an ESI environment

50

UETTDRVC34

Undertake release and rescue from a tree near live electrical apparatus

Common Unit Group

∟UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

∟UETTDREL13 Comply with sustainability, environmental and incidental response policies and procedures

∟UETTDREL14 Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker

∟UETTDRVC23 Plan the removal of vegetation up to vegetation exclusion zone near live electrical apparatus

∟UETTDRVC27 Monitor safety compliance of vegetation control work in an ESI environment

20

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification replaces and is equivalent to UET20312 Certificate II in ESI – Powerline Vegetation Control

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=229bace1-b7bc-4653-9300-dffb13ecfad7