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Electrical Spotters Course & Ticket

22597VIC Course in Workplace Spotting for Service Assets

This Spotters Course in Melbourne enables participants to understand the role of the ‘Spotter’ as the safety observer to warn mobile plant operators and crane drivers of proximity to power-lines and underground assets including water, sewerage, power and communications. On successful completion of the Electrical Spotter course participants will receive a Statement of Attainment from Construction Training Group, and a ‘Spotters Electrical Safety’ course ticket issued by Energy Safe Victoria.

There are no prerequisite requirements for this course.

However, please check Entry Requirements below.

– Attendees must be 18+ years of age for the Electrical Spotter course

– Provide evidence of satisfactory completion of either:

HLTAID003 – Provide first aid
HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid
HLTAID006 – Provide advanced first aid
HLTAID014 – Provide Advanced First Aid unit of competency

Students who hold the unit HLTAID003 Provide first aid or HLTAID006 – Provide advanced first aid are required to undertake gap training and complete a gap assessment tool.

– Operator’s ticket or certificate of competency for specific items of plant for which the spotter is required to observe eg. if you wish to spot for an excavator, you must hold your excavator ticket.

All of the above requirements must be uploaded to the QR code portal accessible on your booking confirmation, prior to course commencement.

Applicants must have a minimum of 3 months’ experience in one or more of the building, construction, electrical, telecommunication, mining and earth moving, emergency service, forestry, logistics and plumbing industries.

Participants must be able to converse and comprehend basic English. Participants will complete language, numeracy and literacy assessment on course commencement to assess their capacity to meet language requirements.

1 day course

This course is run at our Rowville training facility in Melbourne on a weekly basis.

This course can also be run off-site, on request of the customer. Minimum numbers do apply. Please contact one of our friendly staff should this be of interest.

Pre learning may apply, contact the office for more information.

$270 per person (GST free)

*Surcharge will apply on private bookings during weekends

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How to become an electrical spotter?

To become a fully qualified electrical spotter you must hold a valid first aid, electrical spotters licence and machine tickets for the machines you will be spotting for. For example, if you’re spotting for an excavator, you’ll need to hold your excavator ticket. Plant machine tickets are to be submitted to CTG prior to commencing spotters training.

What does an electrical spotter do?

Electrical spotters role is to observe the operation of plant machinery (when working around electrical assets) to ensure it does not make any contact with electrical powerlines or underground services. They are the machine operators eyes and ears on the ground to ensure no contact is made with electrical assets eg. powerlines or electrical cables underground.

What is electrical spotters ticket?

An Electrical Spotters ticket is a requirement you must hold if you’re spotting for plant machinery working around electrical powerlines or assets. You are the eyes and ears for the machine operator on the ground to ensure no contact is made.

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