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Initial I&M Course

Some units of this course we are providing are nationally recognised and form part of an AQF certification.
Students will have to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy on line assessment as well as successfully complete all the online content before attending class.

This Tandem I&M Course is comprised of two parts

Part 1 - Online component
Part 2 - Practical assessment

Once the online component has been successfully completed you will need to contact our office to book into the one-day practical assessment

This course incorporates the following training units

Basic First Aid:

  • HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • UETTDRRF10B - Provide first aid in an ESI environment

Ladders and Poles includingTelstra Work Activities:

  • ODHS131A -Telstra Working with Ladders
  • UETTDRRF02B - Perform pole top rescue
  • ODHS078B - Telstra Working at Pole (including VESI Safe to Climb)

Power Awareness:

  • UETTDREL14A - Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker
  • ICTWHS203 - Work safely near power infrastructure (note this replaces ICTOHS2153)

Manhole Rescue:

  • ODHS134A - Working at Telstra Pits and Manholes(including Manhole Rescue)

*Attention NSW Technicians*

If you are completing your training in New South Wales, you must complete the below units

  • UETTDRRF01B    Apply ESI safety rules, codes of practice and procedures for work on or near electrical apparatus
  • UETTDRRF09B    Apply access procedures to work on or near electrical network infrastructure
  • UETTDRRF06B    Perform rescue from a live LV panel

NSW students, please ensure you register for Initial I&M Course (including ESI safety and LV rescue) - $435

Enrolling in this course

  1. Complete our online Course Enrolment form
    Click on the View Schedules button, click on the Register button and fill in the Course Enrolment form. To complete the form, you will need to have your Unique Student Identifier (USI) (if you don’t have one, please click here), identification (e.g. a driver’s license) and proof of residency (e.g. a passport, a Medicare card).

  2. Complete the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) – Pre-course Check

    Once you have completed the enrolment form, click on the LLN link for HSE Course Participants.

  3. Create an account on our LMS
    Once the enrolment details have been collected, and your LLN completed, you will be directed to our online Learning Management System (LMS) where you will need to create a new account. (Note: If you are a current or past Comtech student, please log in using your existing user name and password.)

  4. Pay for your course
    Once you have completed the above steps, you need to pay for your course online using Paypal. 

  5. Wait for your enrolment to be verified
    Once you have completed the online enrolment process, you will receive an email confirming your information has been verified. Once this email is received, return to your online course and proceed with your learning. 

Cost for standard Initial I&M: $335.00 

Cost for NSW Initial I&M: $435.00 

For enquiries on this course or to book your practical assessment day contact our office on

Tel:        1300 881 004 
E-Mail:   [email protected]

All States

Course ID Course Places Left Date Duration Fee Register
Initial I&M Course - ACT/VIC/WA/SA/NT/QLD Initial I&M Course Online + Workshop Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
Tandem Courses
12 Dec 21st, 2018 »
Dec 31st, 2020
Initial I&M Course (including ESI safety and LV rescue) - NSW Mandatory Initial I&M Course Online + Workshop Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri
Tandem Courses
12 Apr 23rd, 2019 »
Dec 31st, 2020