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Around one third of electrical apprentices fail to complete their apprenticeship which is costing the industry greatly through wasted investment and lost opportunities. These aptitude tests will help you to improve this poor completion rate and ensure you hire the right apprentices.
Applicants get tested for:Coming soon. PowerLogic’s SWMS’s are simple, short and have a risk score location for before and after controls and therefore combine the risk assessment and SWMS requirements into the one document. Electrical contractors will find these are a must have to help manage their business.
The electrical and mechanical reasoning test seeks to find those that have an interest, are apt for the position and are therefore able to do their job to a high standard.
You get a link for participants to sign in and take the tests once you purchase. It will take each candidate a maximum of 1 hour to complete the tests. We provide you with a summary report on each candidate based on the results of our tests so that you only interview the best candidates. This will save your valuable time and assist in ensuring you get the best apprentice out of all applicants.
Safe work method statements (SWMS) are required under harmonised legislation for various high risk construction work activities which includes certain types of electrical work. They provide an excellent way to manage hazards and risks for these and other activities and help in providing a safe system of work for employees.
Staff must review the SWMS before work and delete any hazards and controls that are not relevant to their work site and add in any additional hazards and controls that are relevant.
These SWMSs are develop by electrical industry specialists that understand the electrical industry but realise that field staff are not ‘big’ on paperwork. They are more than half the pages and around half the price of others on the market.
A life saving trip - free article in EC by Chris Halliday on safety switch/RCD requirements
Safe Testing - free article in EC by Chris Halliday on safe electrical testing
SWMS - New Premise - Fit Off and Energise - For Online Sale Shortly
SWMS - New Premise - Wiring Rough In - For Online Sale Shortly
SWMS - Replace kWh Meter - For Online Sale Shortly
SWMS - Thermography of 'Live' Switchboards - For Online Sale Shortly
Careful Cabling - free article in EC by Chris Halliday on electrical cable selection
NSW Electrical Installation Inspection Process: (Page 9) - Free Download
Ten Tips for Sparkies - Free Download
Advanced Shock Investigation - Free Download
Conservation Voltage Reduction - Case Study: This paper explores the energy reduction technique call Conservation Voltage Reduction. This technique was used to reduce the energy and demand at the Bathurst campus of Charles Sturt University. The project was managed by the Bathurst Community Climate Action Network through funding provided by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage. Full report available here. Short version here.
Energy Efficiency Justification Calculator: Excel spreadsheet calculates cost benefit analysis, annual savings & tonnes of CO2 saved each year for changing electrical equipment to more energy efficient types - For Online Sale Shortly.
Solar System Cost Benefit Analysis Calculator: used to justify or reject an investment for the installation of solar electricity. Provides annual savings, payback period, tonnes of CO2 saved - For Online Sale Shortly.
Power Factor Correction: information sheet - For Online Sale Shortly
Selecting a UPS: information sheet and form - For Online Sale Shortly
Electrical Trade Staff - Professional Development: also in Autumn 2011 Electrical Inspectors Journal - Free Download
Network Monitoring & Smart Meters - Free Download
The Management of Network Power Quality - Free Download
An Acceptable Drop - free article in EC by Chris Halliday on acceptable voltage drop within low voltage installations
Voltage Unbalance: Cause, effects and mitigation - For Online Sale Shortly
Voltage and Equipment Standards Misalignment: Also in Issue 1, 2011 Transmission & Distribution & Jan-Mar 2011 Industrial Electrix - Free Download
Techniques for the Control of Steady State Voltage in MV & LV Networks: - Free Download
Distribution Network Capacitor Resonance - A Case Study: Also in Oct-Nov 2007 Power Transmission & Distribution - Free Download
Predicting the Voltage Sag Performance of Electricity Distribution Networks: Presented E21C, August 2005 - Free Download
Employing the wrong person can be expensive and so our Electrical Recruitment Package helps your electrical businesses prevent problems by assisting in the employment of the right electrical supervisors, leading hands, electricians and electrical apprentices.
The Electrical Recruitment Package comes with a two year license and covers the whole recruitment process from you recognising the need for the position through to signing someone on and everything in between. There is a flowchart and checklist to ensure you follow the correct process and there are template documents for:
You also get guidance when interviewing, interview questions, record sheets to record notes of the interview and a summary sheet for all interviews to assist you in selecting the successful candidate. There are also links for you to the relevant award information, including pay rates, and employment incentives and assistance via government websites.