Melbourne CourseCourse:Restricted Electrical Worker’s licence (REL)- Class 1
 Duration:2 Days – face to face
 Delivery Mode:Blended Learning – Online and Face to Face Training (evening classes available)
 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. 

If your primary work involves the repair, replacement or maintenance of electrical equipment, then this course is a prerequisite to allow you to apply for a license to carry out the low voltage electrical disconnecting and reconnecting of this equipment. 

This course provides you the opportunity to be that reliable tradie with the expertise to keep your clients happy.

  • Everything included in 1 place
  • Saturday classes
  • Experienced trainer
  • Small batches
Course NameEnrollment Cut-Off DateClass Start DateSpots LeftEnrol Now
REL – Class 1

(Locate and rectify faults in Low Voltage)

02-Feb-202209-Feb-20226
REL – Class 1

(Locate and rectify faults in Low Voltage)

02-Mar-202209-Mar-20228
REL – Class 1

(Locate and rectify faults in Low Voltage)

06-Apr-202213-Apr-20228
REL – Class 1

(Locate and rectify faults in Low Voltage)

04-May-202211-May-20228

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.

This course is suitable for existing experienced workers in trades of Refrigeration, air-conditioning, plumbing and gas fitting with a minimum Certificate III qualification and valid current Victorian Building Authority (VBA) registration/License and / or a Refrigerant Handling License.

Applicants must hold a Restricted Electrical Licence Class 2 Disconnect Reconnect, consisting of UEENEEP012A Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring.

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. https://esv.vic.gov.au/esvconnect/

  • 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.
  • Support to prepare for ESV assessment to obtain a licence.
  • 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 enquiries@futureenergyskills.com.au 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 https://futureenergyskills.com.au/product/deco-electrical-gloves-swp-set/
    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 www.frontier.edu.au. 

COVID restricted class sizes of 6 students only.

How to apply

Telephone:1300-625-102
Emailinfo@frontier.edu.au
First Point of ContactMr Michael Xiberras
Office Hours9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays

Fees

What will I need to pay?

Restricted Electrical Worker’s licence (REL)- Class 1 – $750

Pay directly with our Account Department

You can arrange to make your fee payments directly with our Accounts Department at 735 Pascoe Vale Road, Glenroy Vic 3046 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

Any fees paid prior to the commencement of a course are refundable upon withdrawal from the course minus the administration charge.  If a student withdraws from a course once training has commenced no refunds are given. Please refer to the fees and refunds policy and procedures on our website at www.frontier.edu.au

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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