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High Voltage Switching Refresher Course 1 Day

Course Overview

The High Voltage Switching Refresher Course is a condensed version of the Full Course delivered in 1 day. The students will be assessed on their theory knowledge and ability to successfully complete practical assessments.

The practical assessments are a consolidation of all six units to ensure students are competent to perform switching in accordance with these units.

The classroom components focus on theory education to ensure students are up to date with relevant industry practises that may have changed from when their original qualifications were attained.

Our training is provided both in classroom and on our purpose made High Voltage training equipment.

Duration: 1 day

Delivery Method: Face-to-Face

Location: Rutherford, 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 Units of Competency

UEPOPS116 – Operate Local H.V. Switchgear

UEPOPS117 – Operate Local L.V. Switchgear

UEPOPS036 – Develop H.V. Switching Programs

UEPOPS021 – Control Permit to Work Operations

UEPOPS124 – Perform Switching to a Switching Program

UEPOPS022 – Coordinate and Direct Switching Program

High Voltage Training


This course is open to students who:

  • currently hold all six Course Units of Competency (or their superseded units).
  • hold an Electrical Trade or Electrical Engineering qualifications


An existing Statement of Attainment is to be presented prior to enrolment. Students that successfully complete this course will achieve a Statement of Attainment in the six Units of Competency.

Slam Engineering Hunter Valley High Voltage Switching Training


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Slam Engineering Hunter Valley High Voltage Switching Training

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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.