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Changes to training in response to COVID-19

Essential Energy has implemented control measures for all training until the risks posed by COVID-19 have passed.

Some training programs are now being delivered online. For details of which programs are available, please read the attached document.

If the course you require is available, please enrol via the links below.


Our Training Quality team is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 91233) delivering a range of nationally recognised courses, and courses specifically designed for authorisation to work on or near our network.

All courses are delivered by qualified and highly experienced safety instructors.

Participants who successfully complete nationally recognised training will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Please refer to our Student Handbook Guide for details on our policies and procedures.


Accredited Service Providers (ASP) National Refresher Units of Competency from UET19 Training Package

Safe Work Practices (SWP)

UETTDRRF09B Apply Access Procedures to Work on or Near Electrical Network Infrastructure


Accredited Service Providers (ASP) including Access Permit Recipients (APR) Essential Energy specific initial and refresher training

Entry into Electrical Substation course - applicable for businesses/individuals that have a contractual arrangement to enter an undertake works Essential Energy's Electrical Stations (eg. Zone Substations)

Working Near Powerlines (WNP) training - aligned to SafeWork NSW Code of Practice 2006 for work near overhead powerlines

Contractor service providers

More information

For assistance with your training requirements, contact Training Services Administration on 02 6588 4570 or email