Learn to disconnect and reconnect low voltage fixed wired control devices.
Develop skills in isolation of low-voltage electrical supplies, disconnection and reconnection of control devices.
On completion, you should be able to:
- work safely on control devices, identifying supply arrangements
- follow isolation procedure
- select and use testing and measuring devices
- terminate and connect cables and conductors to Australian Standards
- safety test and report on control devices.
This excludes disconnecting or reconnecting circuits at a switchboard or to general electrical accessories (including switches, socket outlets, light etc), and installation of or alteration to any part of the fixed electrical wiring system (defined as electrical installing work).
Restricted Electrical Licence or Disconnected/Reconnected Electrical Licence – please refer to your local licensing body for details concerning the jurisdictional conditions and requirements for the issue of a license.
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On successfully completion of this course, students will be issued a Statement of Attainment for the nationally recognised skillset: UEESS00133 Restricted - Disconnection/Reconnection of Fixed Wired Low Voltage Electrical Equipment, which includes the unit of competence:
- UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
- UEERL0004 Disconnect - reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring
Further, your electro technology skill set by learning how to disconnect/reconnect fixed wired low voltage electrical equipment over 5 consecutive days.
You'll gain a range of technical skills, including:
Working safely on electrical equipment
Isolating LV electrical supplies
Correct use of testing and measuring devices
Disconnecting and reconnecting electrical equipment
Terminating and connecting cables and conductors
Completing required reporting.
A Restricted Electrical Worker's Licence (REL) is required to carry out primary work functions relating to low voltage fixed electrical equipment, directly connected to the mains supply and requires isolation and disconnection to be repaired, replaced or maintained on-site.
REL license holders issue a Certificate of Electrical Safety (COES) upon completion of the work.
This skill set does not cover how to disconnect and reconnect circuits at the switchboard or to general electrical accessories, such as switches, socket outlets and lights, or electrical installation work.
This skill set is ideal for mature-aged learners with a relevant Certificate III qualification or equivalent and already employed in the industry. You can be employed in mechanical fitting, hot water plumbing and other associated trades.
Admission & pathways
Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course. Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.
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All applicants will be required to complete a Pre-Training Review to determine suitability for admission. This course has no specific admission requirements. However, Learners are best equipped to successfully undertake the course if they have an ACSF level of three (3) both in Literacy and Numeracy and it is expected that they have basic computer skills.
Participants should advise training staff if they have any colour / vision impairments. Participants should have a Trade background.
How to apply
Available start dates:
- 4 September 2023 (Mon-Thur, 8am-4.30pm, Building W, Rm2033)
- 1 November 2023 (Mon-Thur, 8am-4.30pm, Building W, Rm2033)
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