Registered Electrical Contractors Commercial

Course Code 3120ETL001
Locations Warrnambool

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Study Mode On Campus, Short Course
Length 10 sessions
Commencement Contact us for upcoming dates
Timetable 10 sessions of three hours (6.30 - 9.30pm)
Course Overview

If you want to work as an electrical contractor, you must be registered with Energy Safe Victoria (ESV). This course will give you first-hand knowledge from expert presenters and teach you how to operate an electrical contracting business.

This course is a step towards attaining your UEENEEG175A – Develop Compliance Policies and Plans to Conduct An Electrical Contracting Business, which will allow you to apply for registration as a Registered Electrical Contractor (REC). In addition to this course, you must also hold a current Electrician’s Licence (A Class) after completion of the Licensed Electrician’s Assessment (LEA), or previously, the Licensed Electrical Mechanics (LEM) Assessment.

What will I Learn?

  • business performance and structures
  • the marketplace
  • financing and controlling costings
  • general management policy
  • financial requirements
  • general legislative requirements
  • estimating, tendering and contracting
  • how to establish a contracting business
  • the marketplace.

Course Outcomes and Career Opportunities

On successful completion, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for this course.

Course Requirements
Entrance requirements & pre-requisites

There are no entry requirements for this course.

For this course, you will need to:

  • provide photo ID to the trainer on the first day of the course
  • bring a pen and paper
  • wear casual clothing.

Units offered

Name Code
Develop Compliance Policies And Plans To Conduct A Electrical Contracting Business UEENEEG175A


This course involves accredited units.  You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes.  A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment. 

Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms.  Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance.  You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.


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