The Restricted Electrical Course is a compromise training course which is designed for non-electrical trades that are required to do incidental electrical work for their trade/qualifications.
Every Bizmatrix Restricted Electrical Course, includes two essential subjects:
Work Health and Safety – UEECD0007-Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
Test and Tag qualification – UEERL0003 Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies
These form the foundations for being electrically safe and testing for electrical safety, two essential components to be safe and compliant.
The next essential subject is UEERL0004 Disconnect – reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring which is a common DR unit for all trades.
Should the participant require to locate and repair faults they continue to UEERL005 Locate and rectify faults in low voltage (LV) electrical equipment using set procedures
And depending on the electrical permit, they may be required to also complete the unit, Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply or Single/ multiphase to 1000 V a.c. or 1500 V d.c.
The journey is designed to begin with the basics and progress through to build competence and prove as assessed that you are able to work safely and competently around your call of trade for any incidental electrical work required as per your required Restricted Electrical Licence
All course prices include the Test and Tag subject as it is essential to assist students in learning the basics and correct testing processes for restricted electrical, and is a Bizmatrix mandatory pre-requisite to complete at the same time as the WHS unit and before the DR/LR.
The Restricted Electrical Course is designed for those requiring to complete incidental electrical work (50 VAC – 1000 VAC) in line with their current trade licence qualification or 3 years industry experience.
This may include, disconnect and reconnect, locate and rectify faults, attach cords and plugs for electrical equipment as designated by you trade qualifications/experience.
That means, disconnect and reconnect, locate and rectify, fault find, electrical equipment/appliances used for your current trade. And test and tag any electrical appliances.
Note: This course is NOT for those wanting to complete a path to become an electrician.
Those who hold a Restricted Electrical Permit (obtained through the Queensland Electrical Safety Office), plus have a base trade or calling (as listed in the full guide by the Electrical Safety Office found here) or have evidence of 3 years or more of unstructured experience are eligible to apply for this training course. If you require a restricted electrical permit, applications can be made here.
These units are selected from the UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician.
You are eligible to apply for the Restricted Electrical Licence Permit if you have either of the following:
• You have a current eligible trade licence or qualification (Certificate III level) OR
• You have evidence of three (3) years minimum experience of work in area of licence
• There is a need to do incidental electrical work for my job. (This will be limited by the need and the listed eligibility scope)
Follow the form carefully to complete your Application to the Electrical Safety Office.
You can further check your eligibility in more detail here.
You will need a copy of the permit before you can commence training.
Students with a 12 month permit, who complete the Restricted Electrical Course including logbooks, where required, will be eligible to apply for the Restricted Electrical Licence through the ESO. Once the licence is obtained, you will be able to carry out the restricted electrical work in line with your trade and the REL-Licence restrictions..
The licence will state the maximum voltage and specific class of electrical equipment you are eligible effectively complete incidental electrical work on.
For example, plumbers are only able to work on hot water systems, while gas fitters are only able to work on gas equipment as per their gas licence .
Before you book a course:
• Understand the online learning and assessment commences on enrolment.
• Plan your study periods and attendance to the regular virtual online classes
• Allow at least 2-4 weeks to complete the online learning & assessments.
• The online work must be completed over a 2-4 week period and no less than this period.
• Understand all online learning must be completed on the and before the due dates & prior to the face to face (F2F) practical training
• Restricted electrical is a difficult subject to learn, therefore you require more time to absorb and understand the theory behind the logic of electrical. It is essential the online work be completed in due course.
• Check the due dates for the online learning and the assessments
All of Bizmatrix Restricted Electrical Courses include two extra units as part of the total course fee:
• UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
• UEENEEP026A Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies
Training Includes: all books, facilities and course materials except for logbook experience, which is to be completed within the student’s current workplace. If you require institutional logbook training, Bizmatrix can provide this at an extra daily rate.
7. Machinist - Machine Repairs - Restricted Electrical 250/415 VAC
Training Permit: Required (apply before training)
Employer support letter: Not required
Licence outcome: Electrical machine repairs to 250/415VAC
Logbooks: 6 logbooks required – Training permit required
Course Delivery: Online + 5 Days F2F Practical
UEECD0007 – Apply OHS / WHS
UEERL0003 – Conduct in Service Testing (Test & Tag)
UEERL0004 – Disconnect & Reconnect
UEERL0005 – Locate rectify faults
UEERL0001 – Plugs cords 230Vac
UEERL0002 – Plugs cords 415Vac
Total Cost: $2,795 GST FREE