Disconnect Reconnect Course
Melbourne CourseCourse:Restricted Electrical Worker’s licence (REL)- Class 2
 Duration:3 Days – Face to Face (3 Weekdays or 3 Saturdays),
2 Weeks – Self Paced Tasks
 Delivery Mode:Blended Learning – Online and Face to Face Training (Glenroy, VIC | Bankstown, NSW)
 Intake Closing Date:Please refer to table below – enrol online
 Recognition:Nationally Accredited Training

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Be that tradie who is reliable, efficient and highly skilled.

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
  • Weekdays, Saturday and Evening classes may be available
  • Experienced trainer
  • Support to book the exam (ETA will take care of the booking)
  • Refresher/Preparation course for the licence exam
  • Small batches
REL2 (Glenroy – Weekdays Class)03-Jul-202409-Jul-20247
REL2 (Bankstown – Weekend Class)05-Jul-202412-Jul-20249

Restricted Electrical Worker’s License- Class 2 (Short Course)

Our nationally accredited training course permits you to be able to apply for a Restricted Electrical Worker’s License- Class 2. This license entitles you to carry out low voltage electrical disconnection and reconnection work relating to equipment connected to a fixed electrical installation that is associated with your primary trade, vocation or occupation that would otherwise require the services of a registered electrical contractor or licensed electrician.

This licence type only allows the disconnection and reconnection of ‘like for like’ equipment, for the purposes of repair, replacement or maintenance. The course is suitable for electrical fitters, technicians, technical officers, air conditioning and refrigeration service personnel, electric motors and non-electrical trades personnel in the plumbing and gas sector, etc who regularly need to perform work related to their prime work function. 

The short course provides you with the knowledge, skills and training to apply for the licence to operate safely while disconnecting and reconnecting.

Entry requirements

1. Learners must be employed (and not currently an apprentice or trainee) in an occupation where there is a need to disconnect and reconnect equipment connected to the fixed electrical installation or components of that equipment. Plumbers, mechanical fitters, refrigeration and air-conditioning mechanics are examples of trades able to apply for this type of licence.
2. Must hold: Hold an approval letter regarding restricted electrical worker’s (REL) course attendance issued by Energy Safe Victoria. For more information on how to obtain the advice letter and what the requirements are, please consult: https://esv.vic.gov.au/licensing-coes/electrical-licences/restricted-electrical-workers-licence/.

3. Language, Literacy & NumeracyApplicants must undertake a language, literacy and numeracy assessment 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.

Please note separate ESV requirements check on the website:(link provided below)

To determine if an applicant is eligible for a Restricted Electrical Worker’s licence, ESV has several requirements:

  • Creation of a user profile in ESVConnect to complete the eligibility checker and gain a letter for course acceptance if appropriate
  • Successful completion of the Restricted Electrical Worker’s licence course conducted by a Registered Training Organisation
  • Successful completion of an independent practical assessment conducted by an assessment centre approved by ESV
  • Submission of a completed application via ESVConnect for a Restricted Electrical Worker’s licence.

Course structure

Students are required to attend Face to Face classes and complete Self paced tasks prior to attending the classes. Students enrolled in Restricted Electrical Worker’s License- Class 2 required to complete below listed units to complete the course with Frontier. 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.

UEERL0004 Disconnect – reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring

UEECD0007* – Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

*Pre-requisite unit

Upon completion:

Student upon completion will receive Statement of attainment for the units of competency completed as per the course structure.

Please note, students will be required to complete an independent Practical Licensing Assessment to be eligible to apply for the licence with ESV and comply with other stipulated requirements. This assessment must be carried out by an ESV approved assessment body.

Approved assessment bodies may be found here:


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  

  • 3 x Saturday’s plus 2 weeks self-paced study
  • 3 Weekdays plus 2 weeks self-paced study
  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday plus 2 weeks self-paced study

Delivery Method

  • Blended Delivery: Face-to-Face and Self-paced study (3 full-time face-to-face classes/ 5 partial-study faceto-face classes + 2 weeks of selfpaced study)
  • 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. 

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

Additional refresher course (3hr session) booking fees –  $150

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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