Restricted Electrical - Refrigeration / Air-conditioning Mechanics

The  Queensland -Restricted Electrical Licence Course is open those looking to up-skill and gain a Restricted Electrical Licence in relation to their Refrigeration / Air-conditioning Mechanics skill set.

I am a Queensland licenced/ qualified  Refrigeration / Air-conditioning Mechanics only  , how do I get a restricted electrical licence !

You are looking at disconnecting and or reconnecting, fault finding , repairs and maintenance and replacement of refrigeration electrical, or air-conditioning appliances. Replace plugs and cords on refrigeration equipment, then you require a Restricted electrical Licence.


Why do it ?

To perform any electrical work in Queensland you are required to have an electrical licence and follow safe processes as per the Electrical ACT and Regulations and the WHS ACT.


Who can do it?

Licenced / Qualified  Refrigeration / Air-conditioning Mechanics – Must hold a current Refrigeration / Air-conditioning Mechanics licence or the full Certificate III qualifications

Eligible for all units as below, this will depend on your training permit and needs eligibility

  • Disconnect and reconnect  low voltage electrical circuits
  • Locate & Rectify faults in  low voltage electrical circuits
  • Attach Plugs and cords


How to get a  Queensland Restricted Electrical Licence as a Refrigeration / Air-conditioning Mechanics !

1-Get your Training Permit (1st ) First

– You are required to have a Training permit from the Queensland Electrical Safety Office.
– Find out how to make an application for your restricted electrical permit here.


Permit application requirements.

( Note all documents needed to be certified by a JP) 

– Form 21 application from the Electrical Safety Office
– Certificate III in Refrigeration / Air-conditioning Mechanics and or current  licence
– Your need to do incidental electrical work as a  Refrigeration / Air-conditioning Mechanics.
– Required a letter from your employer or a (statutory Declaration if self employed) which needs to list the appliances in your call of trade and the voltages and why you need an electrical licence.

Note: You can only disconnect and reconnect , locate and rectify electrical all Refrigeration / Air-conditioning systems



– Only Refrigeration / Air-conditioning  systems in the Refrigeration / Air-conditioning appliances/systems.
– Disconnect and reconnect  Refrigeration / Air-conditioning Mechanics 250 VAC or (up to 415VAC if there is a need)
– Locate rectify faults in Refrigeration / Air-conditioning Mechanics  250 VAC or (up to 415VAC if there is a need)
– Plugs and cords for Refrigeration / Air-conditioning.
– Replacement of the appliance like for like
– Test and tag appliances


2-Got the Permit- Now the Electrical training at Bizmatrix.


Those who hold a restricted electrical permit can complete this training course (obtained through the Queensland Electrical Safety Office), permit application can be made here. Only those with a base trade or calling as listed here are eligible otherwise if you have 5 years or more of unstructured experience. These units are selected from the UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician.

Find out how to make an application for your restricted electrical permit here.

The training delivery time will vary; it will depend on the quantity of electrical units that student receives on their permit.

When you have your permit- then sign up for your course.

OPTION 1-REFRIGERATION /AIR-CONDITIONING SKILL SET- Ideal for seeking a restricted electrical  Only Refrigeration/Air-conditioning appliances Disconnect and reconnect 250VAC

  1. OHS   UEENEEE101A
  2. Test and Tag,   UEENEEP026A
  3. Disconnect and Reconnect up to 250V  UEENEEP010A  + Logbook
    Add Attach Cords and Plugs up to  230Vac UEENEEP024A   $200
$1,990 GST Free
+ $200 Option

  2. Test and Tag-UEENEEP026A
  3. Disconnect Reconnect-UEENEEP010A
  4.  Locate rectify faults up to 230Vac – UEENEEP016A  + Logbook
    Add Attach Cords and Plugs 230Vac $200- UEENEEP024A
$2,600 GST Free
+ $200 Option

  1. OHS     UEENEEE101A
  2. Test and Tag    UEENEEP026A
  3. Disconnect Reconnect UEENEEP010A up to 415Vac
  4. Locate rectify faults UEENEEP016A  up to 415vac + Logbook
$2,900 GST Free
5. Add Attach Cords and Plugs 230Vac $200    UEENEEP024A + Logbook+  $200 Option

The  Restricted Electrical Training Process at Bizmatrix 

Step 1: E-learning online components approximately 3-4 days of online theory

Step 2: Face to Face Training :Once E-Learning is complete, students will come onsite for 4-6 days of comprehensive practical training at Bizmatrix Training Centre, Brendale.

The student must complete the online training within 3 months and attend the practical within a month after completing the online training- the E-learning and face-to-face training must be completed not prior to 2 months and within 6 months.

Step 3:  The Logbooks : An on the job logbook is to be completed after attending practical in class training. If the student does not have a supervisor able to sign them off,

Bizmatrix can provide institutional log book experience at an extra cost.

Step 4:  The finale sign off  : The completion process where you receive your Restricted electrical licence.

Information and registration sheet available when you register or follow this link – Bizmatrix restricted electrical training.

Alternatively just call us directly at 0457 595 888 or 1300 588 749   or email us at




RequirementsYes, Permit 1st
Practical training4-7 days
E-Learning3-5 days
Nationally recognised?Yes


The training delivery time will vary; it will depend on the quality of electrical subjects or units.  Each program has a blended delivery with E-learning on line components approximately 3-4 days of online theory and 3-5 days of comprehensive practical training on site at Bizmatrix Training Centre, Brendale.

The student must complete the online training within 3 months and attend the practical within a month after the online training- the E-Learning and face-to-face training must be completed not prior to 1 month and within 6 months.

We also offer tailored training, where the training maybe completed onsite in your work.

The student is required to complete the online training and assessment before attending the practical training and assessment days. For the logbook students, the logbook is to be completed after the attendance of the practical in class training.

Information and Registration sheet available when you register or follow this link– Bizmatrix restricted electrical information

You may sign up for this course at any time of the year and commence online theory. Practical dates occur monthly 5 days per month, allowing flexibility for student to attend different sessions.


  • These are the base units / subjects .
  • UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEP010A Disconnect / reconnect appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring (230-415 Vac)
  • UEENEEP016A-Locate and rectify faults in low voltage appliances using set procedures (230-415Vac)


4 Days


Included in our training:
UEENEEP026A Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies

If you would like extra units you are then required to apply for a restricted electrical permit to be eligible for it.


NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCost
REL-Darwin-1-2019- Restricted Electrical Course14-18 October; 21-23 October 201907:30 am - 04:00 pmBIZMATRIX DARWIN NT3$6,300.00
Restricted Electrical Course REL-12-20192 December - 6 December 201907:30 am - 04:00 pmBizmatrix BRENDALE Training Rooms3$1,990.00
Restricted Electrical Course REL-13-201916 December - 20 December 201907:30 am - 04:00 pmBizmatrix BRENDALE Training Rooms6$1,990.00
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