Rail high voltage

Rail High Voltage Training

Rail-specific high voltage (HV) training is essential for signalling staff seeking V/Line HV switching accreditation and for those employees who require an awareness level of high voltage dangers and in-service systems.

Training includes system specific switchgear and aligns with the Victorian Electrical Safety Rules.

HRD’s rail HV training is industry-specific and doesn’t provide for general application outside the Victorian rail system. Participants in HRD’s rail HV training must be employed by a rail infrastructure company and/or have a background in rail.

High Voltage Authorised Signals Tester (HVST), HV Signals Operator (HVSO) and HV Signals Recipient (HVSR) training is available for employees involved in switching. All HV courses have prerequisites.


HRD also offers a HV Awareness course for rail employees who may be exposed to HV apparatus.