1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION TRADESPERSONS prepare, install, repair, maintain and patrol electric power distribution networks.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • joining overhead and underground cables
  • splicing conductors, insulating splices and connecting cable sheathing
  • testing performance of installed cables and checking insulation of cables
  • installing and servicing aerial equipment such as cross arms, insulators, transformers, street lights and customer supply points
  • covering energised conductors with insulating materials
  • performing emergency repairs and de-energising of conductors


This section contains the following subsection :
              4313-01 Supervisor, Electrical Distribution Tradespersons
              4313-11 Electrical Powerline Tradesperson
              4313-13 Cable Jointer
              4313-81 Apprentice Electrical Powerline Tradesperson
              4313-83 Apprentice Cable Jointer

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