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Low Voltage Electrical Training Course from SGS – understand specific electrical standards and responsibilities related to authorisation as a low voltage electrical tradesperson in the mining industry.

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All electrical work, including repair, installation and alteration is to be undertaken strictly in accordance with the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2014 and associated Australian standards and site standards of engineering practice. This course will inform you of the specific standards and responsibilities that are relevant for authorisation as a low voltage electrical tradesperson in the mining industry.

What will you learn?

On completion of this training course, participants will understand:

  • Electrical tradesperson requirements
  • Electrical test and equipment requirements
  • Australian standards and legislation

Course Content

This course covers:

  • Legislation and compliance documentation
  • IP ratings
  • Voltage definitions
  • Electric shock protocols
  • Power restoration requirements
  • Lighting plants, generators and welding machines
  • Electrical testing on energised low voltage equipment
  • Auto electrical equipment
  • Electrical installation modifications
  • Portable electrical equipment
  • Electrical test equipment and maintenance
  • Arc flash and PPE requirements


Participants should have language, literacy and numeracy skills at the level required to read, complete, interpret and communicate workplace documentation relevant to the training.

If a participant has language, literacy or numeracy difficulties or other special needs, please inform our training support staff prior to enrolling so they can speak with you about our available support services.

Who should take this course?

Electricians and contractors who have been identified as requiring this training to perform their role on a mine site.

Course Information

Course duration: 4 hours
Delivery methodology: face to face


On successful completion of the course requirements, a Certificate of Completion and Wallet Card will be issued for the Low Voltage Electrical Training Course.


Each mine site may have its own refresher period requirements. Please check with the mine site where you will be working. Generally, industry specific requirements vary from every 12 months to every 2 years.

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