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Cable Jointing

 Inductions

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

Network Operator Induction

AusNet Services Induction

Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion issued by AusNet Services is accepted.

Attendance registers are not accepted. Please return and refer to AusNet Services to obtain a Certificate of Completion.

Emails confirming network induction from contractors and/or network operators are not accepted.

Statement of Completion (online)

Statement of Completion (online) must include both Part A and one or multiple Part B components, depending on the role/work. Combinations and number of Part B Inductions may vary.

Clarification required re: 5-year expiry on online induction evidence.

Passport Stamp

Passport stamps are accepted when the name of employee is displayed clearly in the top right-hand corner of passport. Where the name of employee has been typed over, evidence must be rejected.

Authority Sticker

Authority stickers are accepted if the Network Induction (Distribution Company Induction or Transmission Stations Induction) is listed on the sticker in conjunction with the authorities, and the name of the employee is clearly visible.

Induction booklet

Induction booklets are accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

Network Operator Induction

CitiPower/Powercor Induction

Statement of Completion (online)

Statement of Completion (online) for CitiPower and Powercor Contractor Induction is accepted.

Vegetation workers must hold a Statement of Completion for Vegetation Management Induction, in conjunction with CitiPower and Powercor Contractor Induction.

Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion issued for CitiPower/Powercor employees is accepted.

Certificates issued from January 2019 shall include the United Energy logo.

Emails confirming network induction from contractors and/or network operators are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

Network Operator Induction

Jemena Induction

Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion issued by Jemena is accepted.

Emails confirming network induction from contractors and/or network operators are not accepted.

Passport Stamp

Passport stamps are accepted. Name of employee must be visible in the top right-hand corner of passport.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

Network Operator Induction

United Energy Induction

Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion issued by United Energy is accepted.

VESI online training certificates are accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

Emails confirming network induction from contractors and/or network operators are not accepted.

Vegetation workers must hold a Statement of Completion for Vegetation Management Induction. United Energy logo must be present.

 Licences

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples
Licenced Electrical Inspectors (LEI) LicenceCurrent Licenced Electrical Inspectors (LEI) Licence

Licence is valid for 5 years.

Note: due to an anomaly in the printing of dates on cards issued from late 2019, licences affected do not adhere to the 5-year currency. This does not affect the validity of the licence, and is accepted.

Classes of licence include G, H, L, M and V, with G class being the minimum requirement.

Interstate issued licences are not accepted.

Letter issued by Energy Services Victoria (ESV) in lieu of Electrical Inspector’s Licence card

Letters issued by ESV regarding temporary suspension of printing/posting new licences due to COVID-19 are accepted.

Note: due to an anomaly in the printing of dates on cards issued from late 2019, licences affected do not adhere to the 5-year currency. This does not affect the validity of the licence, and is accepted.

There are 3 versions of letters issued by ESV:

1. Letters issued with an electronic licence card included and that state APPLICATION FINALISED are accepted as per normal licence.

2. Letters issued without an electronic licence card included and that state APPLICATION APPROVED are accepted with a 6-month expiry assigned from the letter issue date.

3. Letters issued without an Electronic licence card included and that state ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT are accepted with a 6-month expiry assigned from the letter issue date.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples
Electrician's Licence (A)Current Electrician’s Licence (A)

Licence is valid for 5 years.

Note: due to an anomaly in the printing of dates on cards issued from late 2019, licences affected do not adhere to the 5-year currency. This does not affect the validity of the licence, and is accepted.

Electrician’s (Supervised) Licence is not accepted as it is not supported by a recognised qualification held by the worker.

Interstate issued licences are not accepted.

Letter issued by Energy Services Victoria (ESV) in lieu of Electrician’s Licence (A) card

Letters issued by ESV regarding temporary suspension of printing/posting new licences due to COVID-19 are accepted.

Note: due to an anomaly in the printing of dates on cards issued from late 2019, licences affected do not adhere to the 5-year currency. This does not affect the validity of the licence, and is accepted.

There are 3 versions of letters issued by ESV:

1. Letters issued with an electronic licence card included and that state APPLICATION FINALISED are accepted as per normal licence.

2. Letters issued without an electronic licence card included and that state APPLICATION APPROVED are accepted with a 6-month expiry assigned from the letter issue date.

3. Letters issued without an Electronic licence card included and that state ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT are accepted with a 6-month expiry assigned from the letter issue date.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

Lineworker Licence Distribution

Current Licence

As of 1st January 2021, it is mandatory for a Lineworker Distribution to be licenced to perform work on any Distribution Network in Victoria.

The Lineworker Licence classes were added to the applicable roles in the ESI Worker system in the conditional section initially, and as of 1st July 2021 will be a mandatory competency.

Licence is valid for 5 years.

Licence card must state Distribution class on front.

Licence card must be legible with all details clearly visible. Only the front of the licence is required but do not reject if they have provided front and back.

For existing Lineworkers, letters issued by Energy Services Victoria (ESV) are not accepted in lieu of a Lineworker Licence card in the ESI Worker system.

For Lineworkers new to the VESI (e.g. from interstate or re-entry), see conditions on following page.

Letter issued by Energy Services Victoria (ESV) in lieu of Lineworker Licence card

Accepted for Lineworkers new to VESI only (e.g. from interstate or re-entry).

Where a new Lineworker Distribution applies for an Electrical Licence to work in the VESI and the licence has not yet been received, the employer can upload the ESV confirmation letter into ESI worker, and an expiry date of 6 weeks is to be applied.

If an expiry date is not applied, the competency should be returned advising the administrator of the requirement to upload the expiry date. When the Licence is received from ESV, the employer uploads it into ESI worker with the expiry date updated according to the expiry date on the Licence.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

Lineworker Licence Transmission

Current Licence

As of 1st January 2021, it is mandatory for a Lineworker Transmission to be licenced to perform work on any Transmission Network in Victoria.

The Lineworker Licence classes were added to the applicable roles in the ESI Worker system in the conditional section initially, and as of 1st July 2021 will be a mandatory competency.

Licence is valid for 5 years.

Licence card must state Transmission class on front.

Licence card must be legible with all details clearly visible. Only the front of the licence is required but do not reject if they have provided front and back.

For existing Lineworkers, letters issued by Energy Services Victoria (ESV) are not accepted in lieu of a Lineworker Licence card in the ESI Worker system.

For Lineworkers new to the VESI (e.g. from interstate or re-entry), see conditions on following page.

Letter issued by Energy Services Victoria (ESV) in lieu of Lineworker Licence card

Accepted for Lineworkers new to VESI only (e.g. from interstate or re-entry).

Where a new Lineworker Transmission applies for an Electrical Licence to work in the VESI and the licence has not yet been received, the employer can upload the ESV confirmation letter into ESI worker, and an expiry date of 6 weeks is to be applied.

If an expiry date is not applied, the competency should be returned advising the administrator of the requirement to upload the expiry date. When the Licence is received from ESV, the employer uploads it into ESI worker with the expiry date updated according to the expiry date on the Licence.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

Lineworker Licence Cable Jointing


Note: Cable Jointing licences will have the title of Lineworker Licence and Class /es - Cable Jointing. This is due to how the Regulation (law) was written. This means that they are licenced as a Cable Jointer, however they cannot undertake any Linework activities.

Current Licence

As of 1st January 2021, it is mandatory for a Cable Jointer to be licenced to perform work on any Distribution Network in Victoria.

The Lineworker Licence classes were added to the applicable roles in the ESI Worker system in the conditional section initially, and as of 1st July 2021 will be a mandatory competency.

Licence is valid for 5 years.

Licence card must state Cable Jointing class on front.

Licence card must be legible with all details clearly visible. Only the front of the licence is required but do not reject if they have provided front and back.

For existing Cable Jointers, letters issued by Energy Services Victoria (ESV) are not accepted in lieu of a Lineworker Licence card in the ESI Worker system.

For Cable Jointers new to the VESI (e.g. from interstate or re-entry), see conditions on following page.

Letter issued by Energy Services Victoria (ESV) in lieu of Cable Jointing Lineworker Licence card

Accepted for Cable Jointers new to VESI only (e.g. from interstate or re-entry).

Where a new Cable Jointer applies for an Electrical Licence to work in the VESI and the licence has not yet been received, the employer can upload the ESV confirmation letter into ESI worker, and an expiry date of 6 weeks is to be applied.

If an expiry date is not applied, the competency should be returned advising the administrator of the requirement to upload the expiry date. When the Licence is received from ESV, the employer uploads it into ESI worker with the expiry date updated according to the expiry date on the Licence.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

Lineworker Licence Cable Jointing (Restricted)

  • D-C26
    UETTDRCJ26 - Install and maintain de-energised low voltage underground polymeric cables
  • D-C27
    UETTDRCJ27 - Install and maintain de-energised high voltage underground polymeric cables
  • D-C28
    UETTDRCJ28 - Joint and maintain energised low voltage underground polymeric cables


Note: Cable Jointing (Restricted) licences will have the title of Lineworker Licence and Class /es - Cable Jointing (Restricted). This is due to how the Regulation (law) was written. This means that they are licenced as a Cable Jointer, however they cannot undertake any Linework activities.

Current Licence

As of 1st January 2021, it is mandatory for a Cable Jointer to be licenced to perform work on any Distribution Network in Victoria.

The Lineworker Licence classes were added to the applicable roles in the ESI Worker system in the conditional section initially, and as of 1st July 2021 will be a mandatory competency.

Licence is valid for 5 years.

Licence card must state Cable Jointing (Restricted) class on front, along with the applicable sub-classes (D-C26, D-C27, D-C28).

Licence card must be legible with all details clearly visible. Only the front of the licence is required but do not reject if they have provided front and back.

For existing Cable Jointers, letters issued by Energy Services Victoria (ESV) are not accepted in lieu of a Lineworker Licence card in the ESI Worker system.

For Cable Jointers new to the VESI (e.g. from interstate or re-entry), see conditions on following page.

Letter issued by Energy Services Victoria (ESV) in lieu of Cable Jointing  (Restricted) Lineworker Licence card

Accepted for Cable Jointers new to VESI only (e.g. from interstate or re-entry).

Where a new Cable Jointer applies for an Electrical Licence to work in the VESI and the licence has not yet been received, the employer can upload the ESV confirmation letter into ESI worker, and an expiry date of 6 weeks is to be applied.

If an expiry date is not applied, the competency should be returned advising the administrator of the requirement to upload the expiry date. When the Licence is received from ESV, the employer uploads it into ESI worker with the expiry date updated according to the expiry date on the Licence.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

High Risk Work Licence Dogging (DG)

High Risk Work Licence Basic Rigging (RB)

High Risk Work Licence Intermediate Rigging (RI)

High Risk Work Licence Advanced Rigging (RA)

Current Licence

Licence is valid for 5 years.

Note: due to an anomaly in the printing of dates on cards issued from late 2019, licences affected do not adhere to the 5-year currency. This does not affect the validity of the licence, and is accepted.

Victorian issued digital version of licence is accepted.

Interstate issued licences are accepted. Date ranges may vary.

Renewal Receipts, Tax Invoices and Notice of Assessments are accepted with a 6-week expiry assigned.

Classes that encompass Dogging (DG) are:

  • Basic Rigging (RB)
  • Intermediate Rigging (RI)
  • Advanced Rigging (RA)

All of the above are accepted as evidence for Dogging (DG). Please ensure the correct class is selected from the drop-down options when verifying.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

High Risk Work Licence Vehicle Loading Crane Operation (> 10 tonne) (CV)

High Risk Work Licence Slewing Mobile Crane Operation (up to 100 tonne) (C1)

High Risk Work Licence Slewing Mobile Crane Operation (up to 20 tonnes) (C2)

High Risk Work Licence Slewing Mobile Crane Operation (up to and incl 60 tonnes) (C6)

High Risk Work Licence Slewing Mobile Crane Operation (open/over 100 tonnes) (C0)

Current Licence

Licence is valid for 5 years.

Note: due to an anomaly in the printing of dates on cards issued from late 2019, licences affected do not adhere to the 5-year currency. This does not affect the validity of the licence, and is accepted.

Victorian issued digital version of licence is accepted.

Interstate issued licences are accepted. Date ranges may vary.

Renewal Receipts, Tax Invoices and Notice of Assessments are accepted with a 6-week expiry assigned.

Please ensure the correct class is selected from the drop-down options when verifying.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

High Risk Work Licence Boom-type Elevated Work Platform Operation (boom length > 11 meters) (WP)

Current Licence

Licence is valid for 5 years.

Note: due to an anomaly in the printing of dates on cards issued from late 2019, licences affected do not adhere to the 5-year currency. This does not affect the validity of the licence, and is accepted.

Victorian issued digital version of licence is accepted.

Interstate issued licences are accepted. Date ranges may vary.

Renewal Receipts, Tax Invoices and Notice of Assessments are accepted with a 6-week expiry assigned.

 Qualifications

 Certificate

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

Qualification Certificate IV

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Qualification Certificate

As of 1 July 2019, only a person who holds one of the following credentials can deliver training and assessment:

  • TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment plus the following units:
    • either TAELLN411 or TAELLN401A (Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills) and
    • either TAEASS502 or TAEASS502A or TAEASS502B (Design and develop assessment tools)
  • A Diploma or higher level qualification in adult education

Previous Qualifications are not accepted unless Qualification evidence is for TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and there is evidence of the extra units (as above).

A Record of Results is not required if evidence provided is for TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, or Diploma/higher level qualification in adult education.

A Record of Results or National Statement of Attainment for the accepted units is required with Qualification evidence for TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

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QualificationEvidence RequirementsNotes

Certificate II in ESI - Asset Inspection UET20612

Certificate II Qualification and
Statement/Transcript/Records of results

Elective Competencies shall meet VESI requirements
Statement/Transcript/Records of results required to determine whether elective competencies meet VESI requirements

Certificate III in ESI - Power Systems - Distribution Overhead UET30612

Certificate III Qualification and Statement/Transcript/Records of results or
Certificate of Proficiency or
Certificate of Completion or
Duplicate Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship (VRQA)

Statement/Transcript/Records of results required for interstate Lineworkers and Lineworkers who have been RPL'd, to determine whether elective competencies meet VESI requirements
Network Operator can assist in verifying that the qualification is valid

Certificate III in ESI - Power Systems - Transmission Overhead UET30512

Certificate III Qualification and Statement/Transcript/Records of results or
Certificate of Proficiency or
Certificate of Completion or
Duplicate Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship (VRQA)

Statement/Transcript/Records of results required for interstate Lineworkers and Lineworkers who have been RPL'd, to determine whether elective competencies meet VESI requirements
Network Operator can assist in verifying that the qualification is valid

Certificate III in ESI - Power Systems - Distribution Cable Jointing UET30812

Certificate III Qualification and Statement/Transcript/Records of results or
Certificate of Proficiency or
Certificate of Completion

Network Operator can assist in verifying that the qualification is valid

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician UEE30811

Certificate III Qualification and Statement/Transcript/Records of results or
Certificate of Proficiency in either Electrical Fitting, Electrical Mechanic, or
Certificate of Completion in either Electrical Fitting, Electrical Mechanic,

Network Operator can assist in verifying that the qualification is valid
A Network Operator may accept a copy of the current Victorian A Grade licence in lieu of qualification evidence

Certificate IV in ESI - Power Systems Substations UET40512

Certificate IV Qualification and Statement/Transcript/Records of results


Advanced Diploma of ESI - Power Systems UET60212

Advanced Diploma of ESI - Power Systems or
Certificate of Technology - Electrical or
Certificate of Competency (SEC)

Potential equivalents or overseas qualifications are to be verified by the Network Operator you are undertaking work for and may not be accepted on all Networks.

 Statement of Attainment

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

Overview

National Statements of Attainment for National Competency Standard Units (CSU)

Where evidence is required for initial training of a National Competency Standard Unit, a National Statement of Attainment shall be issued by the RTO.

Statement of Attainment (Unless alternate acceptable evidence is specified)

Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
National Statements of Attainment are non-expiring (unless otherwise specified).
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.


National Statements of Attainment issued by ArbTrack (predominantly for Vegetation units) are paired with a second page - Record of Results.

The actual date of training stated on the Record of Results is to be entered, not the Statement of Attainment issue date, as there is a significant time difference between these two dates.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Apply ESI safety rules, codes and procedures for work on or near electrical apparatus UETTDRRF01

Statement of Attainment
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry CPCCWHS1001

Construction Induction Card
Information on Construction Induction Card must be legible/readable (i.e. issue date).
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.
Digital version of Construction Induction Card is not accepted.
Note: Due to an error in the WorkSafe online platform, some card holders inadvertently linked their Construction Induction cards to their online accounts. This  functionality is not available and has been removed. Only physical Construction Induction Cards and Statements of Attainment are accepted.

Statement of Attainment

Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.

Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.

Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga

Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker UETTDREL14

Statement of Attainment
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Maintain energised HV distribution overhead electrical apparatus (glove) UETTDRDP14

Statement of Attainment
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

Certificate of Completion

Certificates issued due to not meeting the prerequisites shall have the name of the unit, excluding the unit code.

Certificates pre-Cert III Qualifications are accepted (naming convention could be variable).

Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

Transcript or Record of Results

Transcript or Record of Results as part of Cert III Qualification demonstrating unit of competency achieved is acceptable.

Historical Trail

Where initial evidence of competency cannot be provided, a historical trail of training evidence demonstrating competency is accepted.

Two forms of historical training evidence to be uploaded as a minimum (Authorities not accepted). Current refresher training not to be uploaded as part of historical evidence.

Training evidence to be as far back as possible. Does not need to be consecutive years.

If uncertain, refer to network operator for approval.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Maintain energised HV distribution overhead electrical apparatus (stick) UETTDRDP13

Statement of Attainment
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

Certificate of Completion

Certificates issued due to not meeting the prerequisites shall have the name of the unit, excluding the unit code.

Certificates pre-Cert III Qualifications are accepted (naming convention could be variable).

Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

Transcript or Record of Results

Transcript or Record of Results as part of Cert III Qualification demonstrating unit of competency achieved is acceptable.

None
Historical Trail

Where initial evidence of competency cannot be provided, a historical trail of training evidence demonstrating competency is accepted.

Two forms of historical training evidence to be uploaded as a minimum (Authorities not accepted). Current refresher training not to be uploaded as part of historical evidence.

Training evidence to be as far back as possible. Does not need to be consecutive years.

If uncertain, refer to network operator for approval.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Maintain energised transmission lines using high voltage live work Barehand method UETTDRTP32

Statement of Attainment
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

Certificate of Completion

Certificates issued due to not meeting the prerequisites shall have the name of the unit, excluding the unit code.

Certificates pre-Cert III Qualifications are accepted (naming convention could be variable).

Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

Transcript or Record of Results

Transcript or Record of Results as part of Cert III Qualification demonstrating unit of competency achieved is acceptable.

None
Historical Trail

Where initial evidence of competency cannot be provided, a historical trail of training evidence demonstrating competency is accepted.

Two forms of historical training evidence to be uploaded as a minimum (Authorities not accepted). Current refresher training not to be uploaded as part of historical evidence.

Training evidence to be as far back as possible. Does not need to be consecutive years.

If uncertain, refer to network operator for approval.

None
DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Maintain energised transmission lines using high voltage live work stick method UETTDRTP31



Statement of Attainment
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

Certificate of Completion

Certificates issued due to not meeting the prerequisites shall have the name of the unit, excluding the unit code.

Certificates pre-Cert III Qualifications are accepted (naming convention could be variable).

Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

Transcript or Record of Results

Transcript or Record of Results as part of Cert III Qualification demonstrating unit of competency achieved is acceptable.

None
Historical Trail

Where initial evidence of competency cannot be provided, a historical trail of training evidence demonstrating competency is accepted.

Two forms of historical training evidence to be uploaded as a minimum (Authorities not accepted). Current refresher training not to be uploaded as part of historical evidence.

Training evidence to be as far back as possible. Does not need to be consecutive years.

If uncertain, refer to network operator for approval.

None
DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Perform HV field switching operation to a given schedule UETTDRIS44




Statement of Attainment
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.


Certificate of Completion

Certificates issued due to not meeting the prerequisites shall have the name of the unit, excluding the unit code.

Certificates pre-Cert III Qualifications are accepted (naming convention could be variable).

Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

Transcript or Record of Results

Transcript or Record of Results as part of Cert III Qualification demonstrating unit of competency achieved is acceptable.

Historical Trail

Where initial evidence of competency cannot be provided, a historical trail of training evidence demonstrating competency is accepted.

Two forms of historical training evidence to be uploaded as a minimum (Authorities not accepted). Current refresher training not to be uploaded as part of historical evidence.

Training evidence to be as far back as possible. Does not need to be consecutive years.

If uncertain, refer to network operator for approval.

Electrical Operators Authority Certificate

Electrical Operators Authority Certificates (issued by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria only) are accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Perform power system substation switching operation to a given schedule UETTDRSB39

Statement of Attainment
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

Certificate of Completion

Certificates issued due to not meeting the prerequisites shall have the name of the unit, excluding the unit code.

Certificates pre-Cert III Qualifications are accepted (naming convention could be variable).

Certificates of Attendance are not accepted, unless provided as part of a historical trail only (see historical trail notes).

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

Transcript or Record of Results

Transcript or Record of Results as part of Cert III Qualification demonstrating unit of competency achieved is acceptable.

Historical Trail

Where initial evidence of competency cannot be provided, a historical trail of training evidence demonstrating competency is accepted.

Two forms of historical training evidence to be uploaded as a minimum (Authorities not accepted). Current refresher training not to be uploaded as part of historical evidence.

Training evidence to be as far back as possible. Does not need to be consecutive years.

Certificates of Attendance may be included and accepted as part of a historical trail only.

If uncertain, refer to network operator for approval.

Electrical Operators Authority Certificate

Electrical Operators Authority Certificates (issued by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria only) are accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Control vegetation whilst performing linework UETTDRVC29

Statement of Attainment
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.
None
Certificate of Completion

Certificates issued due to not meeting the prerequisites shall have the name of the unit, excluding the unit code.

Certificates pre-Cert III Qualifications are accepted (naming convention could be variable).

Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

None
DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Perform cable pit / trench / excavation rescue UETTDRRF07

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation HLTAID001

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Statements of Attainment for Provide First Aid HLTAID011 are accepted if issued within the same year. Please ensure a 1-year expiry is allocated to the Statement of Attainment in these cases only.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Perform EWP controlled descent escape UETTDRRF08

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Perform EWP rescue UETTDRRF03

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Note: ETD issued Statements of Attainment from approximately 2011 incorrectly state UETTDRRF03A Perform EWP Escape instead of Perform EWP Rescue. These are an exception, and are accepted – see following page for example.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Perform pole top rescue UETTDRRF02

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Perform rescue from a live LV panel UETTDRRF06

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Perform rescue from switchyard structures at heights UETTDRRF05

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Perform tower rescue UETTDRRF04

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Provide first aid in an ESI environment UETTDRRF10

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Statements of Attainment for Provide First Aid HLTAID011 are accepted if issued within the same year. Please ensure a 1-year expiry is allocated to the Statement of Attainment in these cases only.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Testing of connections to low voltage electricity networks UETTDRRF11

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Control traffic with stop-slow bat RIIWHS205D

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Records issued in card format (traffic cards) must meet the National Statement of Attainment requirements.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Implement traffic management plan RIIWHS302D

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Records issued in card format (traffic cards) must meet the National Statement of Attainment requirements.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name/unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Apply access procedures to work on or near electrical network infrastructure UETTDRRF09

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name / unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

National Statement of Attainment

Provide first aid HLTAID003

Statement of Attainment
No other document accepted.
Evidence provided for Provide first aid in an ESI environment UETTDRRF10 or Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation HLTAID001 is not accepted.
Date of Issue to be entered as the Issue Date, not the signed date.
Naming convention and unit code on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, unless alternate course name / unit code at the time of issue.
Previous equivalents are accepted. To search for previous and acceptable equivalents, visit: https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga
Details of an authorised person in the issuing organisation must be identified, however this may or may not include a signature.
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

 Training

 Initial Training

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Lay VESI Electrical Cables

Statement of Attainment or

Certificate of completion or

Training Report

Naming convention on evidence issued from January 2019 onwards to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix. Prior certificates to meet requirements at the time of issue.

Evidence that references VEDN Module 6 wording is not recognised or valid.

Records provided for national unit UETTDRCJ21A Lay ESI Electrical Cables, must be in the form of a Statement of Attainment and meet the Statement of Attainment requirements.

Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Cable Hauling Auditor Training

Certificate of Completion or

Training Report

Naming convention on evidence issued from January 2019 onwards to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix. Prior certificates to meet requirements at the time of issue.

Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

VEDN Auditor Training

Certificate of Completion or

Training Report

Naming convention on evidence issued from January 2019 onwards to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix. Prior certificates to meet requirements at the time of issue.
Evidence provided must be issued by an RTO. For a list of RTOs approved to deliver VEDN training, visit: http://vedn.vesi.com.au/search/searchRTO.php?go
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

VEDN Installation of Underground Electrical Infrastructure

Certificate of Completion or

Training Report

Naming convention on evidence issued from January 2019 onwards to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix. Prior certificates to meet requirements at the time of issue.
Evidence that references VEDN Module 1 wording is not recognised or valid.
Evidence provided must be issued by an RTO. For a list of RTOs approved to deliver VEDN training, visit: http://vedn.vesi.com.au/search/searchRTO.php?go
Certificates of Attendance are not accepted.
A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.
In addition to the following examples, other variations of evidence may be acceptable. Check with the network operator for confirmation and approval.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

VESI Lineworker Rigging Course

Certificate of completion
To identify all modules completed.
Mandatory for the role of Lineworker Distribution.
Not required if worker holds one of the following:
  1. Transcript of Results from and including 2018 demonstrating competency in; UETTDRIS41 – Install network infrastructure electrical equipment, UETTDRIS52 –
    Install and maintain poles, structures and associated hardware, and UETTDRIS54 – Install and maintain poles, structures and overhead conductors and cables, or
  2. VESI Lineworker Rigging Skills Verification, or
  3. Current High Risk Work Licence with Rigging Advanced (RA)

Visit the VESI website for more information on VESI Lineworker Rigging categories, as per the rigging exemption with WorkSafe: http://vesi.com.au/index.php/skills-training?acc-1=0

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

VESI Lineworker Rigging Skills Verification

First and Last Page of VESI Lineworker Rigging Skills Verification assessment

(if all pages of assessment are provided, this is accepted)

Mandatory for the role of Lineworker Distribution.
Not required if worker holds one of the following:
  1. Transcript of Results from and including 2018 demonstrating competency in; UETTDRIS41 – Install network infrastructure electrical equipment, UETTDRIS52 –
    Install and maintain poles, structures and associated hardware, and UETTDRIS54 – Install and maintain poles, structures and overhead conductors and cables, or
  2. VESI Lineworker Rigging Course, or
  3. Current High Risk Work Licence with Rigging Advanced (RA)

Visit the VESI website for more information on VESI Lineworker Rigging categories, as per the rigging exemption with WorkSafe: http://vesi.com.au/index.php/skills-training?acc-1=0

 Refresher Training

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

Overview

VESI Certificate of Competency

Where evidence is required for current competency/refresher training, a Certificate of Completion, Training Report, or National Statement of Attainment (for National Competency Standard Units only) shall be issued, or automatically uploaded via the Trainers Portal.

Statement of Attainment

Accepted for current competency of National Competency Standard Units only.

As per Statement of Attainment requirements.


Certificate of Completion or

Training Report

Naming convention on evidence issued from January 2019 onwards to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

 1 Yearly

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Attached Climbing for Tower Work

Certificate of Completion or

Training Report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

High Voltage Live Work – Pole Erection Recovery Unit Operator

Certificate of Completion or

Training Report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

High Voltage Live Work – Vehicle Mounted Crane Operator

Certificate of Completion or

Training Report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Maintain energised HV distribution overhead electrical apparatus (glove)

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Maintain energised HV distribution overhead electrical apparatus (stick < 33kV)

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Maintain energised HV distribution overhead electrical apparatus (stick 66kV)

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Maintain energised transmission lines using high voltage live work Barehand method

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements


Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Maintain energised transmission lines using high voltage live work stick method

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements


Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Perform cable pit/trench/excavation rescue

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.


DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Evidence provided for Provide First Aid HLTAID011 (including a Statement of Attainment) is accepted if issued within the same year. As this unit has a 3-year refresher frequency, Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation must be refreshed within the year. Please ensure the 1-year expiry is allocated.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Provide first aid in an ESI environment

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements


Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Evidence provided for Provide First Aid HLTAID011 (including a Statement of Attainment) is accepted if issued within the same year. As this unit has a 3-year refresher frequency, Provide First Aid in an ESI Environment must be refreshed within the year. Please ensure the 1-year expiry is allocated.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Perform EWP controlled descent escape

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.


DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Perform EWP rescue

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.


DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Perform pole top rescue

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.


DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Perform rescue from a live LV panel

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.


DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Perform rescue from switchyard structures at heights

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.


DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Perform tower rescue

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.


DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Safe Approach Distances

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Testing of connections to low voltage electricity networks

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.


 3 Yearly - Individual Refresher

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Confined Spaces

Statement of Attainment.

As per Statement of Attainment requirements.

Records provided for National unit RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in Confined Spaces, must be in the form of a Statement of Attainment.

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Records provided for Confined Space Awareness indicate awareness only and are not accepted.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Control Traffic with Stop-Slow Bat

Statement of Attainment

As per Statement of Attainment requirements.

Records issued in card format (traffic cards) must meet the National Statement of Attainment requirements.

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Records issued in card format (traffic cards) must meet the VESI requirements for current competency.

Records provided must be issued by an RTO.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Implement Traffic Management Plan

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements.

Records issued in card format (traffic cards) must meet the National Statement of Attainment requirements.

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Records issued in card format (traffic cards) must meet the VESI requirements for current competency.

Records provided must be issued by an RTO.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Live Low Voltage Work – Cable Jointing

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Live Low Voltage Work – Overhead

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Live Low Voltage Work – Ground Level

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Making LV Dead

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Manual Handling

Statement of Attainment

Records provided for National unit TLID1001 Shift Materials Safely Using Manual Handling Methods, must be in the form of a Statement of Attainment.

As per Statement of Attainment requirements.

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.


DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Measuring Conductor Heights Using Telescopic Measuring Sticks

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

No Go Zone Assessor

Certificate of Achievement or

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Provide First Aid

Statement of Attainment

As per Statement of Attainment requirements.

Records provided for Provide first aid in an ESI environment UETTDRRF10B are not accepted.

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records provided for Provide first aid in an ESI environment UETTDRRF10B are not accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.


DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Safe to Approach SWER

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Safe to Climb

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

VESI Environmental Framework

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

VESI online training certificates are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

VESI Safety Framework

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

VESI online training certificates are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Wash HV Insulators

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

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Training Course name and Unit of Competence Code (if applicable)

Qualification / Licence / Initial / Current Competency Induction

Evidence RequirementsNotes
Maintain Safety at an Incident Scene

Initial & Current competency

Certificate of completion or                                                                                Training Report

Naming convention on Certificate of completion / training report to meet course name                                                              

Records that indicate attendance only will not be accepted

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not acceptable

Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

Initial & Current competency

Certificate of completion or Training Report


Naming convention on Certificate of completion / training report to meet course name                                                              

Records that indicate attendance only will not be accepted

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not acceptable

Fell Small TreesInitial & Current competency

Certificate of completion or Training Report

Naming convention on Certificate of completion / training report to meet course name                                                              

Records that indicate attendance only will not be accepted

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not acceptable

Operate a Mobile Chipper / MulcherInitial & Current competency

Certificate of completion or Training Report

Naming convention on Certificate of completion / training report to meet course name

Records that indicate attendance only will not be accepted

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not acceptable

 3 Yearly - Authority Training

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Apply Access Procedures to Work on or Near Electrical Network Infrastructure

Statement of Attainment
As per Statement of Attainment requirements.

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix, excluding the unit code.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records must demonstrate training/competency achieved. Network Authority Certificates are not accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.


DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Enter Enclosures

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

VESI online training certificates are accepted.

Records must demonstrate training/competency achieved. Network Authority Certificates are not accepted.

Records provided for Apply access procedures to work on or near electrical network infrastructure are not accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

High Voltage Switching RSO (Restricted Switching Overhead)

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records must demonstrate training/competency achieved. Network Authority Certificates are not accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

High Voltage Switching DSO (Distribution Switching Overhead)

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records must demonstrate training/competency achieved. Network Authority Certificates are not accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

High Voltage Switching DS (Distribution Switching)

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records must demonstrate training/competency achieved. Network Authority Certificates are not accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

High Voltage Switching ZSS (Zone Substation switching)

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records must demonstrate training/competency achieved. Network Authority Certificates are not accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

High Voltage Switching TSF (Terminal Switching Feeders)

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records must demonstrate training/competency achieved. Network Authority Certificates are not accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

High Voltage Switching TS (Terminal Switching)

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records must demonstrate training/competency achieved. Network Authority Certificates are not accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Make Application For

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records must demonstrate training/competency achieved. Network Authority Certificates are not accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

DescriptionEvidence RequirementsNotesExamples

VESI Certificate of Competency

Receive Sanction For Testing

Certificate of Completion or

Training report

Naming convention on evidence to meet course name as per the VESI Skills and Training Matrix.

Issue Date to be entered as the training completion date, not the certificate issue date.

Trainer and/or Training Provider signature is required.

Manually uploaded Certificates of Completion automatically generated via the trainer’s portal are accepted.

Records must demonstrate training/competency achieved. Network Authority Certificates are not accepted.

Records that indicate attendance only are not accepted.

A copy of the paper Skills Passport entry is not accepted.

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