The electricity distribution network industry has endured substantial transformation in recent times, with the networks experiencing a significant growth in outsourcing of building and maintaining to a contractor workforce. This trend has led to a large number of workplace redundancies and movement across the electrical networks. 

Thomson Bridge is leading the market in upskilling workers within the transmission and distribution sector, by implementing intensive and strategically developed bridging programs.

Our Team are specialists from the electrical and power industries have developed the following full and partial Certificate III ESI pathways for experienced distribution lineworkers seeking new career opportunities:

  • The UET30612/UET30619 Certificate III in ESI - Power Systems Distribution Overhead:

Offered as bridging programs for experienced lineworkers using Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Gap training to update the older trade certificates to the modern qualification. 

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  • Cable Jointing Upskilling Program:

This program is designed for experienced lineworkers and licensed electricians, to upskill them in Cable Jointing techniques and receive nationally accredited Units of Competency (UoC) to work on projects requiring underground cable jointing. 

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  •  UET30712/UET30719 Rail Lineworker Qualification

Offered as a bridging course for the nine core and elective rail specific units necessary for an experienced Distribution Lineworker, in order to be awarded the UET30712/UET30719 Certificate III in ESI - Power Systems - Rail Traction.

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The goal for Thomson Bridge is to offer high-quality training that students and industry partners can trust, that are aligned to industry and workforce needs. Thomson Bridge’s training programs offer tailored strategies, to:

  • Provide a modern approach to the gaining of the qualification so that it is effective and flexible for today’s learners and their employer; 
  • Build competence through mentoring and quality on-the-job experiences during the programs;
  • Drive quality and consistency in training delivery with distinct and measurable outcomes; and
  • Maintain and develop influential relationships within the industry and improve the validation of training and learning outcomes.