The ECA is offering a five-day online Zoom course for anyone wishing to complete their OHRVS (Operating Regulations for High Voltage Systems US 242766) training – from 17 to 21 August.

This is an EWSETA (NQF Level 4) accredited course run in partnership with MTW Training. The candidate needs to attain 80% in the final test to pass the course, upon completion and submission of relevant documentation, the candidate will receive a certificate which is valid for three years.

Cost: The cost of the course has been reduced to R7 150.00 for members and R7 700.00 for non-members.

Course material: Course material is included in the price and will be emailed/couriered to all students as required.

Class hours: The class will start at 9 am and finish at 4 pm with a one-hour break for lunch.

Booking date: Payment should reach your regional administrator by no later than 14 August 2020

Early booking is advised as only 10 candidates can be accommodated per class.

Course content:

The following modules are covered over the five days:

Module 1: Background to the regulations

Module 2: Access

Module 3: Issue of keys

Module 4: Supervision

Module 5: Reasons for isolating and earthing

Module 6: Operating principles

Module 7: Operating instruction forms

Module 8: Work permit system

Module 9: Abnormal conditions/exceptions to the rules

Module 10: Close proximity

Module 11: Commissioning and testing of apparatus

Module 12: Prepare for live work

Zoom is free to download: and is relatively easy to setup, however, you will be given clear guidelines on how to do this.

To attend the Zoom course, you will need to register and sign in and then use the link provided by the ECA(SA) to attend the course.

Please follow the two simple steps to book this course:

  1. Complete the online booking form here
  •  Forward proof of payment for the delegates who will attend to your regional administrator by 31 July 2020.

Once you have paid the course fee into the ECA bank account and forwarded proof of payment, you will be sent a link to the virtual classroom.

More info: Leola Petersen on (010) 271 0686 or or your local administrator.

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