Technical Training

Note: Enrolment in the technical training courseware is not available to the general public.

Course Scope: This course provides learning on the operation and maintenance of the HOGEN Hydrogen Generator,Water treatment plant and the HFMS (Hydrogen Facility Management System).

Assessment will be done as class practical tasks and exercises, you will also have to complete the online assessments contained within the course.

Duration:  Students will complete this training in five days
Assessment:  Quizzes and Practical assessments

Rob Duthie
Senior Technical Inst.

03 9355 3213 

Ben Gillson
Technical Instructor

03 9355 3222 

Lockout Tagout Isolation - Circuit breaker lock, padlock and danger tag

To provide a process for the safe isolation of energy sources to reduce the risk of injury while equipment is being

inspected, repaired, replaced, maintained, assessed, adjusted, constructed or cleaned.

This training walks through the Occupational Health and Safety "Lockout Tagout Isolation Procedure".

The document is present through interactive web pages and a short practical video.

The Permit to Work for Bureau Workers and Contractors are also introduced as is the use of a digital signature to

aid in the management of these particular PDF documents.



Duration: 45 - 90 minutes. Including videos and web pages and quizzes.
Assessment: There is a quiz after each section and a final quiz for assessment.
Help: Contact the BMTC Electronic Technical Trainiers.

The Port Meteorological Officer (PMO) plays a vital role as the Bureau Focal Point with the shipping community and is crucial in sustaining and servicing the Australian Voluntary Observing Fleet (AVOF) and the Bureau's Ship of Opportunity Programme (SOOP) fleet.

This module forms the online component of the Port Meteorological Officer Training Week and covers the following 7 competencies:

  • Ship Recruitment
  • Ship Metadata
  • Ship Inspection
  • Safety & Security
  • Performance Monitoring, Planning & Preparation
  • Voluntary Observer Training
  • Complementary Networks
Online and face to face
Duration: Approximately 5 days
Assessment: Online quizzes and practical exercises

Radar Dish

Course Scope: This course is available to Bureau of Meteorology Technical Officer (Engineering) employees.
Students who achieve competency in this course will be endorsed to work with other qualified TO(Eng) employees, undertaking radar maintenance on any of the Bureau of Meteorology weather radars (except Gematronik S1 radar).

Regional maintenance centres are expected to support the long-term development of course graduates by providing regular opportunities for them to work alongside regional radar experts. If the graduate's skills are not utilised on a regular basis, refresher courses will need to be undertaken to ensure this qualification remains current.

Duration: Students are allowed 6 weeks to complete Section One
Assessment: Quizzes and Interconnection exercise

Rob Duthie
Senior Technical Inst.

03 9355 3213 - Annexe
03 9669 4104 - City

Ben Gillson
Technical Trainer

03 9355 3222 - Annexe

Procedure For Working Safely With Electricity

In this training the OHS document "Procedure For Working Safely With Electricity" is broken up into a 6 part

video series. As the videos progress through the document, key points are extracted and covered as they bring

across the intent of the document which is to make sure that the Bureau is a safe place to work and that every

worker when working with electricity does so in a safe and competent manner.

Duration: Approx 90 minutes. The course uses a series of videos that dive deep into the OHS procedure.
Assessment: There is a quiz after each section and a final quiz for assessment.
Help: Contact the BMTC Electronic Technical Trainers