Electrical Supply Industry Safe Approach Distances (S.A.D)

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Qualification Overview

This course provides the participant with the knowledge and skills to maintain safe approach distances (S.A.D’s) to Extra High Voltage (EHV), high voltage (HV) and low voltage (LV) electrical apparatus and how they apply in a transmission or distribution work environment when working, or operating vehicles or mobile plant, on or near live electrical apparatus. It encompasses responsibilities for health, safety and risk managment processes, and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

Participant Prerequisites

Good knowledge and understanding of the electrical supply industry.

Qualification Delivery Methods

  • Classroom presentations, group discussions, and exercises
  • Assessments - knowledge and practical

Course Duration

Initial - 1 day

Refresher - 4 hours

Group Size

Minimum 1 participant, maximum 10 participants


Upon successful completion of this course each participant will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Attendance


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Benefits from this course

  • Increase your employability in electrical supply industry (ESI)
  • Learn current and best practices in a rapidly changing sector.
  • Be confident you understand Safe Approach Distances (S.A.D's) upon successful completion of all assessment activities

Course Documents

Electrical Supply Industry Safe Approach Distances Course Brochure (PDF)

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