A certificate III or IV in electrical supply industry (ESI) generation (operation or systems) is needed to work as a Power Generation Plant Operator. Power Generation Plant Operators often complete a diploma or advanced diploma.
Registration with the relevant state or territory board may be needed to work as a Power Generation Plant Operator.
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