Setting the standard for excellence in training for the mining and industrial sectors with particular emphasis on high voltage switching training and EEHA installation, maintenance and overhaul training.

Plumpton Training Services Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (Provider #31600) providing scheduled training in Mackay, Cairns, Townsville, Rockhampton, Emerald, Brisbane and Melbourne. We provide specialised electrical and other related training for the mining and industrial sectors. Our courses include nationally accredited units of competency, industry specific learning outcomes and individual client-required electrical induction training and familiarisation.


Our Trainer/Assesors are qualified, acreddited professionals who bring with them a wealth of industry experience. They all continue to work in operational roles to maintain industry knowledge and profieciency ensuring our students recieve the best training and instruction while with us.




UEE Electrotechnology 

Hazardous Area Electrical Training

Our Nationally Accredited Electrical Equipment for Hazardous Areas (EEHA) training courses cover:

  • explosion-protection methods,
  • installation techniques,
  • maintenance procedures,
  • testing,
  • inspection and maintenance,
  • overhaul and
  • repair of explosion-protected electrical equipment (AS3800)

Test and Tag


This unit covers safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies. It encompasses working safely, using portable apparatus tester, identifying faults, applying tagging, arranging for repair of faulty equipment and complete testing documentation.

Other Courses

Other Nationally Accredited Courses Include:

  •     UEENEEM070A - Repair reeling, trailing and flexible cables
  •     UEENEEM071A - Test reeling, trailing and flexible cables


UET Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector

Rescue from a Live LV Panel and CPR


This unit covers preparation and ultilisation of rescue procedures and techniques and the application of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.

Work Near Live Electrical Apparatus as a Non-Electrical Worker


This Competency Standard Unit covers compliance with working safely up to the defined “safe approach distance” near energised electrical apparatus (inc. electrical powerlines) for non-electrical workers.

UEP Electricity Supply Industry - Generation

High Voltage Switching Training

Our Nationally Accredited high voltage switching courses cover high voltage isolation and access basic principles as well as general and equipment-specific switching procedures. The switching principles and operating methods of indoor and outdoor high voltage switchgear are covered and purpose-built high voltage switching simulators are used for the practical elements of the course.

Competencies Include:

UEPOPS349 - Operate Local HV Switchgear
UEPOPS424 - Coorindate Local HV Networks
UEPOPS428 - Develop HV Switching Sheets 
UEPOPS430 - Control Permit to Work Operations
UEPOPS456 - Perform Switching to a Switching Program
UEPOPS525 - Coordinate and Direct Switching Program

RII Resource and Infrastructure 

Provide Support to Electrical Tradesperson


This unit describes a participant s skills and knowledge required to provide support to electrical tradesperson in the Coal mining sector

Enter and Work in Confined Space


This unit is designed to give personnel the skills and knowledge to safely enter and work in confined spaces.

Work Safely at Heights


This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights.

Industry Supervisor


This is is designed specifically for those rquired to fill the role of a industry Supervisor.

Work as a Safety Observer/Spotter


This unit describes a particpant's skills and knowledge required to work safely as a safety observer/spotter in the Civil construction industry

Lay and Recover Cables and Hoses



PUA Public Safety

Provide Emergency Care


This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to provide emergency care pending the arrival of appropriately qualified personnel. It includes identifying need for emergency care, ensuring personal safety of carer and casualty, reassuring casualty, assessing casualty and implementing emergency care procedures, working cooperatively with personnel from other organisations, recovering and restoring first aid equipment and completing documentation.


Operate Breathing Apparatus Open Circuit



This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to select, don, operate and maintain breathing apparatus equipment in a hazardous atmosphere. It includes conducting pre-donning checks and tests of breathing apparatus; donning and checking of breathing apparatus; operating breathing apparatus and concluding breathing apparatus operations.

Particpate in a Rescue Operation


This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to participate in rescue operations as a member of a rescue team; it underpins specialist rescue operations. This includes a wide range of rescue and environmental situations which may incorporate industrial, rural, bush and extreme environmental conditions.

MSM Manufacturing

Gas Test Atmospheres


This course is for personnel required to conduct testing of the working atmoshpere to deterimine if it is safe for anyone enetering that atmosphere.

Issue Work Permits


This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to issue work permits. It covers an understanding of the permit system and the limitations of each permit, and making decisions regarding the need for and correct use of each permit. This unit includes the issue of any and all permits. Permits are called ‘clearances’ by some organisations.

MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to work in accordance with an issued permit. It aims to ensure that people working under a permit to work understand the system, know the limitations of the permit under which they are working and comply with all the requirements of the permit. The people to whom this unit applies may be called 'permit recipients' or 'permit holders' by some organisations. Some organisations call 'permits' 'clearances'.

MSMPER201 Monitor and control work permits

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor a work situation in which the activity is conducted under a permit to work. The individual will be required to monitor the work situation for conformance to the permit and immediately intervene if the parameters of the permit are not met or work proceeds outside the boundaries set by the permit.

MSMPER202 Observe permit work

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to undertake the safety observer role for permits requiring a safety observer. This role may also be called a hole watcher or a fire watcher.

HLT Health

Provide First Aid


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings

Provide Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.



Other Non-Accredited Awareness Courses include:

  •     Hazardous Areas Awareness
  •     ArcFlash Awareness


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