Optec Training and Consulting Services for High-Risk Industries

OPTEC is a leading provider of high and low-voltage electrical and mechanical training, procedure development and maintenance support consulting.

We have an extensive client portfolio that encompasses energy, mining, transport, petrochemical, aviation, manufacturing and allied industries throughout Australasia.

Our experienced and qualified team of professionals specialise in delivering high-quality training, trade-specific enhancement and consulting services to easily provide comprehensive information to all clients.

Specialised online and on-site industry courses

OPTEC provides training to approximately 800 client organisations within the global energy and allied industries.

Accredited by industry training entities involved in national and international training, we have extensive experience and our personnel have been directly involved in international training and consultancy projects in electrical power, mining, offshore, and public transport industries. Where relevant, initial and refresher training is also available.

As a vocational education and training (VET) organisation, nationally registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), our courses range from trade-specific to broader industry qualifications.

Some of the segments covered by our training professionals include:

  • Hazardous area training
  • Operational health and safety (OHS) training
  • Electrical Supply Industry (ESI) approved courses
  • Line worker training
  • Industrial gas training
  • High-voltage switching training
  • First Aid and CPR

Optec is able to assist mining organisations by ensuring compliance and conducting risk assessments and audits. We also create customised training plans that address mining-specific operations such as high-voltage system operation, working with Industrial Gas Type B and electrical safety procedures.

Industry-specific advisory services

Optec works to help you achieve increased levels of safety and compliance while minimising risk and disruptions through the provision of key auditing services such as:

  • High-voltage operating personnel, equipment and procedures (to assess compliance with relevant Codes of Practice and Industry Standards)
  • Development and validation of electrical safety management schemes
  • Development of high-voltage operating procedures and switching programmes, safe work method statements, and switchgear operation manuals
  • Provisioning high-voltage and low-voltage high energy safety procedures and overall safety management system

Specialist and high-voltage labour for hire

Optec’s network extends to a team of highly skilled personnel that are available for short, medium and long-term hire.

Each team member offers comprehensive knowledge and experience to any subject matter from project management to system development.


Established in 1993, Optec’s principal office is based in Morwell, Victoria. To meet the evolving demands of customers, we have training facilities in both Morwell and Osborne Park, Western Australia.

Our involvement in high-voltage operations, electrical engineering design, high-voltage plant operating / maintenance, and electrical safety procedure development enables us to deliver high-quality training, productive consultancy and visible results.

We actively contribute to industry innovations, the formation of guidelines and their implementation, making us the ideal client-focused partner to deliver cost-effective high-voltage training solutions, procedural development and consulting services to your business.

Members of our team have previously been employed by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria and private power companies, allowing them to fully utilise their 700 years of collective experience in the energy and allied training sector throughout Australasia.

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Hazardous Area Wiring Training

This course is a nationally recognised course intended for electrical workers, technicians and engineers involved with installing and maintaining electrical equipment in hazardous areas.

Optec (Head Office)

2 Church Street


VIC 3840


+61 3 5133 7174 +61 4 1205 6498 (mobile) +61 3 5133 7831 (fax) www.optec.com.au

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17 October 2018

Optec and John Holland have teamed up with SheWorks to commence a pilot programme to encourage and employ four female apprentices specialising in rail traction.

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1 March 2018

The annual Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG) is the platform event for the Australian oil and gas industry featuring more than 200 exhibiting brands.

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16 January 2018

Optec recently travelled to China to conduct a two-day training programme for a Thermal Power Plant.

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Optec (Head Office)

2 Church Street


VIC 3840


+61 3 5133 7174 +61 4 1205 6498 (mobile) +61 3 5133 7831 (fax) www.optec.com.au
Osborne Park, Western Australia

Unit 3/7 Hector Street West

Osborne Park

WA 6017


+61 3 5133 7174 +61 4 1205 6498 (mobile)

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