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This unit specifies the outcomes required to operate a steam turbine for licensing purposes, and covers the operation of any steam turbine (except a steam turbine that produces a power output of less than 500 kW) that:
1. is multi-wheeled
2. is capable of a speed greater than 3600 rpm, or
3. which uses attached condensers or a multi-staged heat exchange extraction process.
Application of the Unit
This unit requires the operator to plan the work, carry out pre-operational safety checks, start the steam turbine, monitor steam turbine operation, and shut-down the steam turbine.
This unit meets the requirements of the state and territory Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations, including licensing.
This unit is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.
Enrolment is for a nominal period of 12 months but this may be extended to allow sufficient on-the-job training. The duration of the Theory Course for this Unit of Competency is 4 days full time in a Class Room situation normally at an Employers workplace.