Restricted Electrical Workers Licence

Duration

6 days, 8am-5pm plus individual assessment

Schedule

Please refer to the dates tab on our website or 'Register your Interest' to be notified of upcoming dates

NOTE: You must complete a compulsary pre-training review before attending class

Prerequisites

Prior to enrolment you’ll need to contact Energy Safe Victoria on (03) 9203 9700 to determine your eligibility for a Restricted Electrical Worker’s Licence Grade 2. The Restricted Electrical Workers Licence can only be issued when ESV is satisfied that you require the licence as a requirement which is incidental to your trade, vocation or calling. You must be able to display competenence in a relevant field to which the disconnection/reconnection work required is a significant function of your job and your trade history.

Enrolment Requirements:

- You must complete a compulsary pre-training review before attending class.

Prior to your enrolment a pre-training review will be conducted with you to confirm that the course you are seeking to enrol into meets your individual needs. The link will be emailed to you upon your booking. Failure to complete the pre-training review before class will incur a $20 administration fee for a booking cancellation or transfer.

- You must have a Unique Student Identifier number to enrol

- Photo identification (including your date of birth) must be provided at the training

What You Learn

OHS requirements for disconnection/reconnection of electrical equipment.

How to disconnect/reconnect electrical equipment.

Testing the renconnected electrical equipment for safe operation.

What You Get

Enrolment and successful completion of the Restricted Electrical Workers Licence Course, will NOT automatically entitle you to a Restricted Electrical Workers Licence. Licence application is required through Energy Safe Victoria and conditions apply.

Dependent upon trade requirements, upon successful completion of this course you’ll receive credit and certification for the appplicable units from those listed:

UEENEEP014A - Disconnect-reconnect water heaters connected to low voltage installation wiring

UEENEEP015A - Disconnect-reconnect motors connected to low voltage installation wiring

UEENEEP012A - Disconnect-reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring

UEENEEE101A - Apply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace (taken from UEE30811 - Certificate III in Electrotechnolgy)

Materials to Bring

Pen and notepaper.

Photo identification (including your date of birth).

Dress Code

Appropriate PPE:

Long sleeve shirt

Long trousers

Enclosed foot wear

Description

EXPAND YOUR TRADE CAPABILITIES

Gain a restricted ability to carry out electrical installations

The Restricted Electrical Worker’s Licence Grade 2 (previously named the Disconnect/ Reconnect Worker’s Licence) entitles you to carry out low voltage electrical installation work relating to fixed electrical equipment that is connected to your primary trade, vocation or occupation that would otherwise require the services of a registered electrical contractor, or a licensed electrician.

The Restricted Electrical Worker’s Licence entitles you to carry out electrical installation work involving disconnection and reconnection of equipment, such as:

  • Electrical appliances
  • Water heaters and gas appliances
  • Composite equipment
  • Motors
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning equipment
  • Instrumentation and control devices
  • Electronics
  • Control devices
  • Hazardous Area Equipment
  • Neon signs (pre-assembled)

Content:

  • Prepare to disconnect electrical equipment
  • OHS requirements for disconnection reconnection of electrical equipment
  • Disconnect electrical equipment in accordance with Australian Standard
  • Prepare to reconnect electrical equipment
  • Reconnect electrical equipment
  • Test the reconnected electrical equipment for safe operation
  • Identify and Report Faults
  • Provide status reports

Accreditation

Enrolment and successful completion of the Restricted Electrical Workers Licence Course, will NOT automatically entitle you to a Restricted Electrical Workers Licence. Licence application is required through Energy Safe Victoria and conditions apply.

Dependent upon trade requirements, upon successful completion of this course you’ll receive credit and certification for the appplicable units from those listed:

UEENEEP014A - Disconnect-reconnect water heaters connected to low voltage installation wiring

UEENEEP015A - Disconnect-reconnect motors connected to low voltage installation wiring

UEENEEP012A - Disconnect-reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring

UEENEEE101A - Apply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace (taken from UEE30811 - Certificare III in Electrotechnology)

Enrolment Requirements

Pre-training Review - you must complete a compulsary pre-training review before attending class.

Prior to your enrolment a pre-training review will be conducted with you to confirm that the course you are seeking to enrol into meets your individual needs. The link will be emailed to you upon your booking. Failure to complete will incur a $20 administration fee for a booking cancellation or transfer.

Prior to enrolment you are required to contact Energy Safe Victoria

Call (03) 9203 9700 to determine eligibility to obtain a Restricted Electrical Worker's Licence Grade 2.

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours
  • A DHHS registered Disability Support Team
  • Koorie Liaison Officer
  • Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs
  • Library and Research Centre
  • Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery
  • Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy