31 Enterprise St, Bundaberg Qld 4670

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Registered Training Organisation – 31472

Authorised Persons Electrical (Safe Work Near Exposed Live Parts - SWNELP)

Course Codes: 
Certificate of Attendance

Who Should Attend

Persons who are required to perform work around energised electrical parts such as overhead lines and require authority to reduce the exclusion zone.


To give the participant the necessary skills to enable them to achieve approval to work as an authorised person.  Completion of this course alone does not entitle you to work as an authorised person without the written approval of the person in control of the parts.  This course does not allow you to work as an authorised person for determining the insulation integrity of insulated lines and cables.

Course Outline

On completion of this course, participants will have an understanding of:

  • Obligations of employers, self employed persons and employees under the Electrical Safety Act and Regulations, Workplace Health and Safety Act and other relevant Acts and Codes of Practice
  • Risk Management for electrical equipment
  • Electrical Theory, Step & Touch potential, Fault levels
  • Identification of High voltage and Low voltage lines including ways of determining the voltage levels and levels of insulation.
  • Understanding causes and risks of insulated conductors being damaged
  • Determination of exclusions zones for various activities
  • Systems of work including safety observers
  • Emergency procedures

Pre Requisite

Moderate reading and writing skills.

Training Material

Participants will receive Course Notes, a copy of the Code of Practice for Working Near Overhead and Underground Electric Lines and an Electrical Risk Assessment.


Participants will undertake practical and written assessment and completion of an Electrical Risk Assessment for a task outlined by the trainer.


Participants who demonstrate competency by successfully completing all assessments will receive a Certificate of Attendance for Authorised Persons - Safe Work Near Exposed Live Parts.

Registration is to be submitted to your electrical company on receipt of the qualifications.  Please ask ASTA staff for assistance.


The course will be delivered via face-to-face format in either ASTA training rooms or at your workplace depending on numbers, client requirements and training facilities.

Course Schedule

Call 4153 2800 to discuss


1 day

Refresher available - 4 hours


$400 per person Full course - please call to discuss group bookings and refresher pricing

No Public Course for Authorised Persons Electrical (Safe Work Near Exposed Live Parts - SWNELP) scheduled at this time.
Please contact our office to discuss your training options.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 07 4153 2800

ASTA consults in the range of Safety Services including:

ASTA can provide audits to a wide range of OHS standards and our auditors are fully accredited with RABQSA and numerous government departments.

Some of our services include:

Australian Safety & Training Alliance currently delivers Training and Assessment all over Queensland and Northern New South Wales.