Electricity Supply Transmission, Distribution and Rail Industry Reference Committee

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The Electricity Supply Transmission, Distribution and Rail IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to the installation, service, maintenance, diagnosis and repair of electrical cabling systems; apparatus and equipment in relation to: overhead distribution and transmission lines; power pole and easement management; system reliability and power quality; street lighting, demand management and the integration of embedded generation; cable jointing and equipment installation.

These qualifications are included in the UET12 Electricity Supply Industry – Transmission, Distribution and Rail Training Package.

The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process providing opportunity for any interested parties to make a contribution.

Technical Advisory Committees may also be established to inform future work, utilising a broad range of stakeholders with technical and specific industry knowledge.

The Electricity Supply Transmission, Distribution and Rail IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, Australian Industry Standards Limited (AIS). For more information visit AIS.

Further information about the role of IRCs and how they operate can be found in the IRC Operating Framework.

The AISC has approved the following members for the Electricity Supply Transmission, Distribution and Rail IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type Jurisdiction
Expertise Tas Networks Gerard  Coad Member TAS
Expertise   On-Hold Member  
Expertise   On-Hold Member  
Expertise   On-Hold Member  
Expertise Clean Energy Council  Anita  Talberg Member VIC
Expertise Sydney Trains Peter Woods Chair  NSW
Employer/Enterprise Western Power Mike Millard-Hurst Member WA
Employer/Enterprise TransGrid Leonie McCallum Member NSW
Employee Association Electrical Trades Union Mark Burgess Member VIC
Regulator Energy Safe Victoria Barry Heywood Deputy Chair VIC
State Industry Training  Energy Space Industry Training Advisory Board ITAB Bob  Taylor Member ACT
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Energy Networks Australia Jill Cainey Member VIC
  AusNET Services  TBA Member