Restricted Electrical Workers Licence

Duration

6 days, plus individual assessment

Schedule

 Warrnambool Campus

11 August - 15 September  (6 fridays)

8am-5pm

Room: to be advised

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.

You must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). You can apply or get more information at www.usi.gov.au.

Photo identification (including your date of birth).

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

1. 'Offline' Enrolment

Please contact 1300 648 911, visit your local campus or email info@swtafe.vic.edu.au.

2. Prior to enrolment you are required to contact Energy Safe Victoria on (03) 9203 9700 to determine eligibility to obtain a Restricted Electrical Worker's Licence Grade 2.

You’ll Need a Unique Student Identifier

To study any nationally recognised training in Australia, you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Your USI links to an online account that contains your training records and all results for any training you’ve completed after 1 January 2015.

With a USI you’ll always have easy access to your training records and results – this will simplify applying for jobs or enrolling in further study.

You must have a USI when you enrol.

You can apply for a USI online or get more information at www.usi.gov.au.

You will also need photo identification (including your date of birth).

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

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