Electrical Design Standards Forum (WHSC06)

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Who should attend

This course is designed for staff members who are existing category 1A or 2 seeking to upgrade to category 7 certification under the University’s Hazard Management Procedures for Electrical Safety requirements; as well as Academics and/or Professional staff seeking category 3 certification to be able to work on electrical equipment.


This 2 hour course will provide participants with legislative information including administrative tools to confidently undertake in-house electrical appliance/equipment design and construction, in accordance with the University’s expectations.

Learning Outcomes  

This course will cover the topics:

  • WHS Legislation including the WHS Act and Regulations and supporting Codes of Practice
  • Relevant Electrical Standards
  • Licensed and Un-licensed electrical work
  • Design Requirements
  • Risk Assessment methodology
  • Review the University’s Electrical Safety Procedure
  • Review the University’s Plant (Equipment) Procedure
  • Design-in Electrical Safety


This course is free to ANU staff

For non-attendance/cancellation of a course without fees, the following charges will apply, unless the registrant nominates a colleague who meets the eligibility criteria for the course to attend in their place.

  1. Notification of cancellation received within 0 – 5 working days of the course date will incur a charge equivalent to $100.00

Please note for non-attendance due to illness or caring responsibilities, reasonable evidence will be required to waive the non-attendance fee.


A requirement of the registration process is to discuss and obtain the following from your supervisor:

  1. Approval to attend the training program
  2. Local area charging code
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