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High Voltage Switching Course

Course Overview

The High Voltage Switching Course is a Nationally Recognised Course designed to train electrical operators in the theoretical and practical requirements of performing high voltage switching. Our training is provided both in classroom and on our purpose built trailer to demonstrate the practical components of this course.

Duration: 4 days

Delivery Method: Face-to-Face

Location: Maitland, NSW


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will gain a Statement of Attainment in the below units as well as the required knowledge and skills to perform high voltage switching, inclusive of legislative requirements and safe work practices.

Course Content

UEPOPS349 – Operate Local H.V. Switchgear

UEPOPS357 – Operate Local L.V. Switchgear

UEPOPS428 – Develop H.V. Switching Programs

UEPOPS430 – Control Permit to Work Operations

UEPOPS456 – Perform Switching to a Switching Program

UEPOPS525 – Coordinate and Direct Switching Program


There are no pre-requisites for this course.


Please contact us for information on pricing.


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complete the training request below.

Slam Engineering Hunter Valley High Voltage Switching Training
Slam Engineering Hunter Valley High Voltage Switching Training

Training Request

Murray Timpson



Using his extensive experience and knowledge, Murray manages client development and project delivery to key clients.
He has more than 26 years’ experience in control and power systems, high voltage, training, facilitation, supervision, heavy mobile equipment, fixed plant, project management, budgeting and fault-finding. Murray gains career satisfaction by taking years of knowledge and practical experience and developing training packages to train others in these special skills.
Prior to founding Slam Engineering, Murray held Superintendent and Specialist positions with Idemitsu, Rio Tinto, Vale and BMA. His engineering consultancy experience includes roles with WorleyParsons and Bechtel.
Murray is a Chartered Professional Engineer having attained dual degrees Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) and Bachelor Business from the University of Southern Queensland, he also maintains Electrical Engineers Certificate of Competency (Underground) for NSW and QLD. Murray has attained a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and holds Engineers Australia committee position on Standards Australia EL-023 : Electrical Equipment in Mines and Quarries. He is also the Co-President of MEMMES (Mining Electrical Mining Mechanical Engineering Society).
Murray enjoys mentoring young engineers towards attaining their professional goals. In his spare time, he enjoys boating, swimming and squash.