Frontier offers training for the specified unit of competency mentioned below. It is recommended you contact Energy Safe Victoria (1800 815 721) to assess your eligibility and evidence required for the Restricted Electrical Workers Licence Class 1 Assessment.

Melbourne CourseCourse:Restricted Electrical Worker’s licence (REL)- Class 1
 Duration:2 Days (Thursday and Friday) – face to face
 Delivery Mode:Blended Learning – Online and Face to Face Training
 Intake Closing Date:Please refer to table below – enrol online
 Recognition:Nationally Accredited Training

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Restricted Electrical Worker’s License- Class 1 (Short Course)

One of the primary roles of Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) as Victoria’s energy safety regulator, is to ensure the safe and efficient supply of energy to all Victorians. It includes ensuring that the tradespersons who undertake work on domestic and commercial properties are appropriately registered to carry out work safely. 

Electrical installation work required to carry out a primary work function relating to low voltage fixed electrical equipment that involves:

  1. Disconnection of that electrical equipment or a component of that electrical equipment; and
  2. Reconnection of that electrical equipment or component of that electrical equipment or the connection of other equipment or any component of equivalent power and current in the same location and without alteration to existing cables; and
  3. Testing of that electrical equipment or a component of that electrical equipment; and
  4. Fault finding in relation to that electrical equipment or a component of that electrical equipment.
Course NameEnrollment Cut-Off DateClass Start DateSpots LeftEnrol Now
REL – Class 1

(Locate and rectify faults in Low Voltage)

REL – Class 1

(Locate and rectify faults in Low Voltage)


UEERL0005 – Locate and rectify faults in low voltage (LV) electrical equipment using set procedures

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to locate and rectify faults in low voltage (LV) electrical equipment. It includes following workplace procedures to inspect and test electrical equipment, identify and rectify faults and complete reporting. This must be incidental to a primary or regular function of the workplace. The Range of Conditions describes exclusions for this unit of competency.

Applicants must hold a Restricted Electrical Licence Class 2 Disconnect Reconnect, as a pre-requisite for this course.

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a Class 2 Disconnect/ Reconnect Restricted Electrical License, and must have completed units:

  • UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace and
  • UEERL0004 Disconnect – reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring Evidence of completion of units will be required to be provided during

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.

Language, Literacy & Numeracy

Applicants must undertake a language, literacy and numeracy assessment during their induction session prior to beginning the qualification. Results will be assessed on an individual level by the assessor.

Depending upon the level of support required for the language, literacy or numeracy an alternative training and assessment methods may be used or the learners will be recommended to pursue Foundation Skills program, which will help them fulfil the LLN gap and achieve the qualification.

Course structure

The students enrolled in Restricted Electrical Worker’s License- Class 2 required to complete 1 Core unit to complete the course. Please contact Energy Safe Victoria’s Licencing Department on 1800 815 721 and ask to complete their pre-approval process to confirm which unit is appropriate for you.

Core units

UEERL0005 – Locate and rectify faults in low voltage (LV) electrical equipment using set procedures

Course Highlights 

  • Course content relates to practical, day-to-day requirements for application in real life scenarios.
  • Course designed to meet industry standards.

Learning Outcome

On successful completion of the course, learners would be able to gain REL Class 1 licence through ESV and demonstrate technical skills and knowledge in:

  • diagnosing faults in low voltage electrical equipment
  • working safely on electrical equipment
  • using electrical testing and measurement equipment and testing electrical equipment as per Australian Standards AS / NZS 3000 and AS / NZS 4836.

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
  • Students attending this course will need the following items:
    1. Appropriate PPE, including:
      • Boots with reinforced toes
      • Safety glasses
      • Long sleeve work shirt
      • Full-length work pants
    2. A pair of rubber low voltage insulating inner gloves, rated to at least 650 Volts which meet either the AS2225 or IEC903 standards and a pair of flame-resistant leather outer gloves for mechanical protection.
      • For your reference, please find an example of the two glove pairs below.
        (pictured left are the rubber inner gloves and pictured right are the leather outer gloves)
      • We are currently not offering the two glove pairs for purchase ourselves, however, students can contact Future Energy Skills on the number (03) 9654 1299 or the email address as they offer a complete set that includes the inner pair, outer pair, and a glove liner for hygiene and comfort, please find a link to the set on their website here
    3. An insulation continuity tester that meets the following specifications:
      • Analogue
      • No indication for PASS/FAIL
      • Minimum of 250V/500V scale
      • Minimum 2 x continuity scales
      • True moving coil meter
      • We recommend the Kyoritsu Analogue Insulation Continuity Tester, model number 3132A as it meets all of the above requirements and is offered by most electrical wholesalers, such as AWM Electrical and Middy’s. For your reference, please find an example below.
    4. A laptop or tablet to access the online Energy Space assessments, a smartphone can be used but a laptop or tablet will provide a far better learning experience during classes.

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 

How to apply

First Point of ContactMr Michael Xiberras
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 on before making payment

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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