Melbourne CourseCourse:Registered Electrical Contractor (REC)
 Duration:2 days
 Delivery Mode:Face to Face Training
 Intake Closing Date:Please refer to table below – enrol online
 Recognition:Nationally Accredited Training

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Registered Electrical Contractor (REC)

To run an electrical contracting business, you must be registered under Energy Safe Victoria. This registration ensures that you have the skills and knowledge required to undertake electrical work as per the current safety standards and compliances for businesses in this industry. 

The ESV accepts applications for registration from three types of entities: 

  • Individuals 
  • Partnerships 
  • Companies

Frontier helps you prepare to apply for a Registered Electrical Contractor (REC) License with this short course which is designed to provide Grade A electricians with specialised business skills and knowledge. This includes regulatory, occupational, technical and workplace-related subjects that help you operate a contracting business successfully.

Who Is This Course For? 

  • Individuals looking to start their own electrical contracting business 
  • Businesses/ Partnership companies looking to contract or employ electricians to carry out any electrical installation work. 

Important : Unit ‘UEECD0007- Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices’ is a pre-requisite to register for this short course. 

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Entry requirements

Applicants must complete Unit ‘UECD0007- Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices before applying for this short course. 

Prior to enrolling in the course, please contact Energy Safe Victoria’s (ESV) Licencing Department on 1800 815 721 as you will need to apply for preapproval via ESV’s online application portal, ESV Connect. Here is the link

  • copies of all relevant documents and certifications demonstrating your competency in your primary trade, vocation or occupation
  • completed CPR
  • a credit or debit card to pay the application fee.

Applicants are also required to complete the following prior to application: 

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy Course 
  • Pre-Training Review

Course structure

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to develop compliance policies and plans to conduct an electrical contracting business.

UEEEL0040 – Develop compliance policies and plans to conduct an electrical contracting business

It includes the developing a business plan and workplace policies to ensure regulatory requirements are met in conducting a contracting electrical business.

  • Prepare business plan and compliance policies
  • Develop business plan and compliance policies

Course delivery

The course will be delivered face-to-face in a classroom setup along with access to a simulated environment that covers the workplace performance. The face-to-face class will include lectures, discussions, practice, formative assessments and summative assessments. 

Learners will have the option to complete their assessments online through Cloud Assess, Frontier’s online learning platform.

Attendance is mandatory to obtain a certificate of completion.

Course Duration  

  • 2 days Face-to-Face

Intake Dates  

Frontier Training and Technology offers monthly intakes. Please inquire with the Student Administration on 1300-625-102 regarding the next intake dates. Intake dates are also published and updated on our website at 

Course outcome

Students are required to attend Face to Face classes and complete Self paced tasks prior to attending the classes.

Course outcome

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to demonstrate the following competencies: 

  • Evaluating factors influencing the performance of a contracting business accurately
  • Identifying the formal processes for meeting legislated obligations
  • Establishing an appropriate focus for the business
  • Establishing policies to ensure all legislated requirements and standards are met
  • Developing procedures and processes to give effect to established policies
  • Giving written justification of solutions provided
  • Dealing with unplanned events
  • Applying relevant industry standards
  • Applying relevant legislation
  • Applying relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, including using risk control measures
  • Developing business plan and compliance policies, including:
    • Completing documentation
    • Developing methods to maintain procedures
    • Reviewing policies, plans and procedures.

Student upon completion will receive Statement of attainment for the units of competency completed as per the course structure. The Statement of Attainment helps you apply for a Registered Electrical Contractor (REC) Licence.

How to apply

First Point of ContactMs Crystal Mollina
Office Hours9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays


What will I need to pay?

  Short Courses – Indicative Course Fees

Pay directly with our Account Department

You can arrange to make your fee payments directly with our Accounts Department at Unit 5, 1 Post office place, Glenroy, VIC 3046 – (Glenroy Campus) by Cash, EFTPOS or credit card, or do a online bank transfer (EFT) to the following bank account:

Account Name:                     Frontier Training and Technology

Bank Name:                          NAB
Branch Number (BSB):      083 004
Account Number:                761977553

Fee Refund Policy

Learners who enrol in a short course will need to make a non-refundable full payment while enrolling in the course. Please refer to the fees and refunds policy and procedures

Student support and other policies

The following policies and procedures are currently in effect. Please click the link below to view and download the policy.

If you require further information, please contact student admin on 1300 625 102

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