The Electro-Training Institute offers the courses listed below and we endeavour to constantly review and expand our offerings for the Electrical Industry. Currently we are offering the following National Accredited Training & Training Courses:
We also offer the following non accredited Training:
This course is designed for trade persons to complete electrical work involved with their job. E.g. Plumbers, refrigeration mechanics, fitters and technicians. If you are interested in this course please contact us to organise a free meeting with a course facilitator to discuss your eligibility and training permit requirements.
Please note that a Restricted Electrical Training Permit must be obtained from the Electrical Safety Office before commencement of this training. Please find the Permit application form below and ensure that you allow sufficient time for your application to be processed by the Electrical Safety Office.
This course is designed for anyone with basic literacy and numeracy skills who wishes to test and tag leads for themselves and/or their employer. The course consists of two units of competency:
UEENEEE101A - Apply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace. This course is delivered either in the classroom over one 8 hour day or completed via distance in the students own time. This unit of competency must be completed prior to the delivery of UEENEEP026A.
UEENEEP026A - Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord assemblies and cord connected equipment. This course is delivered in the classroom over one 8 hour day. The course includes both the theory and practical aspects of testing and tagging.
Please contact our office for a revised course duration and price if you have already completed the UEENEEE101A unit of competency.
This course is designed for Electrician's and Electrical Apprentices (that have completed the required units of competency - please contact our office for further information) and Plumbers with a Restricted Electrical Work Licence. The qualification is delivered in a classroom based environment with the completion of a Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) process prior to course commencement. Students are given training in both the theory and practical elements of installing air conditioning split systems. A Certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course that will enable the student to apply to the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) for a restricted refrigerant gas handling and/or purchasing license.
The restricted refrigerant handling and/or purchasing license is Nationally recognised. However, New South Wales has additional legislation that requires any Air Conditioning work to be completed by a Refrigeration or Air Conditioning Tradesperson or under the supervision of a qualified (Refrigeration or Air Conditioning tradesperson) supervisor. If you are completing this course to install Air Conditioners in New South Wales we recommend that you contact NSW Fair Trading 13 32 20 to discuss your specific situation.
Please note that after enroling in the course, a Trainee (classroom only) License must be obtained from ARC prior to course commencement. Please contact us for further information.
The above units of competency fulfill the qualification requirement for Electricians to to gain their Grid-Connect Install and Design PV System Accreditation from the Clean Energy Council (CEC). The CEC is the peak body representing Australia’s clean energy sector. Once accredited, Electricians can authorise Renewable Engergy Certificates (RECs), Solar Credits and Feed-in Tarriff Schemes.
This course has been contextualised (made relevant) to Electrical workers who are completing the course to gain an Electrical Contractors Licence. Examples used throughout the course are specific to the Electrical Industry and the trainer has had many years experience as an Accountant for small to medium sized businesses.
The training consists of the following Learning Topics:
Section 1: Standards for electrical installation, inspection and testing.
Section 2: Electrical safety legislation and testing.
Participants will be sent course materials to work through at their own pace, with tutorial, telephone and/or email support from the Facilitator as necessary. Assessment consists of a written test and practical assessment and must be completed within 12 months and the date is decided upon mutual agreement between the Assessor and Student.
This course fulfills the qualification requirement by the Clean Energy Council for accredited installers and designers to gain the Grid connect with storage endorsement on their Grid-connect PV system accreditation.
If you are interested in completing any of the above courses please complete the relevant Enrolment Form Online by clicking on 'Enrol Online' or if you'd prefer, you can either e-mail, post or fax the form to our office. Contact details can be found on our Contact page. Please view our policies and procedures.doc for further information on expected classroom behaviour.
We welcome any feedback about the course delivery and/or content, if you have any complaints or you wish to appeal any decision made regarding your participation please view our Complaints Policy and Procedure.doc.
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