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Disconnect Reconnect Licence Course (plus optional Test & Tag accreditation)

01 Jul Disconnect Reconnect Licence Course (plus optional Test & Tag accreditation)

Get your hands on a restricted Electrical licence and save yourself time and money. This course will qualify you to disconnect and reconnect water heaters, motors and appliances. In NSW this restricted electrical licence will allow you to the undertake the following work:

  • disconnection and reconnection of electrical wiring at the equipment itself and only to the extent necessary to permit the non-electrical work to be performed
  • replacement of equipment on a “like for like” basis
  • testing necessary for the safe isolation of the equipment to be disconnected and reconnected
  • testing necessary for the safe operation of the equipment
  • replacement of ‘blown” fuses and resetting of ‘tripped’ circuit breakers
  • equipment operation at voltages up to 1000V alternating current three phase and 1500V direct current.

To top it off, you can now package Test and Tag National Accreditation for just $299.

Course Details

Appliances

This unit covers disconnecting and reconnecting appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring. This may be incidental to or a primary and regular function of work related to a principle work function. It encompasses working safely, identifying supply arrangements, following isolation procedures, selecting and using testing and measuring devices, terminating and connecting cables and conductors, safely testing and reporting.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit requires a license to practice in the workplace where plant and equipment operate at voltage above 50 V a.c. or 120 V d.c. However other conditions may apply in some jurisdictions subject to regulations related to electrical work. Practice in the workplace and during training is also subject to regulations directly related to occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training such as apprenticeships.

Note:

Candidates are to meet regulator eligibility requirements by providing formal confirmation from the relevant state/territory regulator for the respective work class and scope of work prior to developing and being conferred competent.

Motors

This unit covers disconnecting and reconnecting motors connected to low voltage installation wiring. This may be incidental to or a primary and regular function of work related to a principle work function. It encompasses working safely, identifying supply arrangements, following isolation procedures, selecting and using testing and measuring devices, terminating and connecting cables and conductors, safely testing and reporting.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit requires a license to practice in the workplace where plant and equipment operate at voltage above 50 V a.c. or 120 V d.c. However other conditions may apply in some jurisdictions subject to regulations related to electrical work. Practice in the workplace and during training is also subject to regulations directly related to occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training such as apprenticeships.

Note:

Candidates are to meet regulator eligibility requirements by providing formal confirmation from the relevant state/territory regulator for the respective work class and scope of work prior to developing and being conferred competent.

Water Heaters

This unit covers disconnecting and reconnecting water heaters connected to low voltage installation wiring. This may be incidental to or a primary and regular function of work related to a principle work function. It encompasses working safely, identifying supply arrangements, following isolation procedures, selecting and using testing and measuring devices, terminating and connecting cables and conductors, safely testing and reporting.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit requires a license to practice in the workplace where plant and equipment operate at voltage above 50 V a.c. or 120 V d.c. However other conditions may apply in some jurisdictions subject to regulations related to electrical work. Practice in the workplace and during training is also subject to regulations directly related to occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training such as apprenticeships.

Note:

Candidates are to meet regulator eligibility requirements by providing formal confirmation from the relevant state/territory regulator for the respective work class and scope of work prior to developing and being conferred competent.

Test & Tag (Optional)

If you decide to take up the optional upgrade for a Test and Tag statement of attainment you will be accredited to Test and Tag.

The great thing is, you won’t have to do any additional modules or study as it will be included in the 3 day course. These elements and performance criteria required to meet the requirements set by AS/NZS 3760 the Australian standard on testing and tagging for Test and Tag will be covered.

Test and Tag is perfect for those who work in high-risk environments and need to test items the general public will come in contact with, wanting to start a run test and tag business (ask about our FREE business start up package) and/or if you want to be recognised by insurance companies and auditors as an accredited provider.

Note: Unlike many Test and Tag courses out there, this Test and Tag upgrade option is Nationally Accredited.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded a Statement of Attainment in:

 

SUBJECT CODE UNIT OF COMPETENCY
Appliances UEENEEP010A Disconnect-reconnect appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring
Motors UEENEEP015A Disconnect-reconnect motors connected to low voltage installation wiring
Water Heaters UEENEEP014A Disconnect-reconnect water heaters connected to low voltage installation wiring

Trade persons in NSW may also be eligible to apply for one or more of the following licences: disconnect and reconnect motors, water heaters and/or appliances licence.

 

Optional Nationally Accredited Test and Tag Upgrade will include the following:

SUBJECT CODE UNIT OF COMPETENCY
Test & Tag UEENEEP026A Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies
WHS UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

 

Can I apply?

Applicants must have completed UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace and show they have one of the following:

  • Certificate III level qualification in a trade or higher education qualification,
  • Australian Recognised Trade Certificate,
  • Certificate of Proficiency,
  • Craft Certificate,
  • Certificate of Completion, or
  • a Certificate of Recognition

Note from NSW Department of Fair Trading: “The relevant trade background for disconnection/reconnection of hot water heaters is plumbing or water plumbing and for gas appliances it is gas fitting. Plumbing, water plumbing and gas fitting are licensed trades and you must hold an individual contractor licence or qualified supervisor certificate to apply for disconnection and reconnection of fixed electrical equipment associated with these trades.”

For ACT applicants please see requirements available from the ACT Electrical licence application form – See Section C: Evidence of qualifications/eligibility — Restricted Permit Electrotechnology Systems

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28 Comments
  • John Harb
    Posted at 22:55h, 13 February Reply

    I work as a technician as general appliance maintenance company and a few of us here need to get this done asap. When is your next class running?

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 23:14h, 13 February Reply

      John,

      All our classes for March are booked out already.

      We do have 5 spots available on the 7th, 10th, and 11th of April class. Give us a buzz if you would like us to hold this spot for you.

  • Ahmad munshad gafoor
    Posted at 06:37h, 14 February Reply

    I am interested in this course.please provide more information about this course and when it starts or next available.

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 22:10h, 15 February Reply

      Hi Ahmad,
      I have emailed you all the relevant information for this course. Our next available class is running on the 7th, 10th and 11th of April. We may have a cancellation on the 27th of March class – if you wish to squeeze in you will need to call us now please – 1800 765 295.

  • James Toner
    Posted at 12:15h, 21 February Reply

    I have completed 99% of cert 111 in Electro technology and wish to know more about getting the required information you need from me ,as Fair trading will not recognise all my modules to cover disconnect reconnect , even though I have a letter from the Head teacher from T.A.F.E.that has verified the legitimacy of my Transcripts stating that I well exceed all that is required to disconnect and re connect.

    Do I have to re do this all again I spent 3 years of night courses covering all this and being tested with passes on all this stuff just because I failed part of a communications module which I could not get to redo therefore I was unable to finish the course and complete the capstone test.When I went a time again to re enrol in T.A.F.E they no longer did the communications course that I failed and could not offer me a replacement module which I found unacceptable. All I want is the disconnect reconnect to get the (Excluding electrical) of my refrigeration contractors licence. Can you help here or please let me know what you need from me.

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 00:34h, 22 February Reply

      Hi James,

      We can definitely look into your credentials and fast track the aspects of the course you have completed already. Give us a buzz and we can put you in touch with the assessor that will take your class to discuss details.

  • Randy
    Posted at 03:53h, 01 March Reply

    hi, what does 3 days (Intensive Mode) means? Whole day

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 04:40h, 01 March Reply

      Hi Randy,

      The course is run from 9:30am – 3:30pm Friday, Monday and Tuesday, with some homework over the weekend.

  • Simon Reed
    Posted at 06:37h, 11 March Reply

    Guys, I’ve booked in the 27 March class, any chance my mate can join in?

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 10:15h, 11 March Reply

      Simon,
      That class is full and we are actually booked out till May; Sorry for any inconvenience. We are working to organise even more classes in the near future.

  • Paul Langenbach
    Posted at 10:49h, 11 March Reply

    Hi,

    I am Tassie but the useless training organisations down here dont run courses often enough or are remodelling them and not running them till they sort their shit out. If I do this course with you in NSW will I be able to use the accreditation to apply for the license in Tas??

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 11:09h, 11 March Reply

      Paul,
      The accreditation is nationally recognised so generally there are no issues. I’ve taken the liberty to run a quick check for you and it seems the unit codes showing up in this Tasmanian information guide for REWL Restricted Electrical Work Licence are not in line with current national accreditation standards. It does note however that “Competence in regard to the approved National Training Package units is currently determined by the Skills Institute (formerly TAFE Tasmania), however equivalent qualifications may be considered on application.” You’re best bet would be to contact them first and mention the unit codes stated above under the ‘Outcomes’ heading. Let us know if you need anything else.

  • Scott Odlum
    Posted at 01:33h, 28 March Reply

    Hi,
    Is it possible to do this course without having a trade qualification? What would be needed for someone with no qualifications to attend this course?

    Thanks,
    Scott

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 19:20h, 30 March Reply

      Unfortunately you will need to be trade qualified or hold a craft certificate

  • Hunain Khan
    Posted at 00:13h, 08 April Reply

    Hi there is ther any slot available for first week of June

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 00:01h, 10 April Reply

      Hi Hunain,

      Unfortunately our first class in June will be starting on the 16th of June. We still have 2 spots in the class starting on the 26th of May if you are available?

  • Dan B
    Posted at 11:07h, 25 April Reply

    Hi, I want to get enrolled in reconnect disconnect course. I have Bachelors degree in electrical engineering. Will I be able to get the unrestricted license

  • terrence
    Posted at 01:40h, 07 May Reply

    i am still completing cert 3 in mech eng trade.
    can i still do this course as i need for work.

  • Peter G
    Posted at 13:43h, 11 May Reply

    I have a diploma in Electronics Engineering and I would like to do this course ,do I qualify ..

  • Nestor Erna Noche
    Posted at 22:15h, 04 June Reply

    Hi..what dates are available for the course of connect and disconnect

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 06:04h, 07 June Reply

      Hi Nestor,

      We tried contacting you via email as the contact number you provided is incorrect. We still have 1 spot available in the June 16th class available. Please give us a call on 1800 765 295 to book your spot.

  • Edwin Capco
    Posted at 08:50h, 01 August Reply

    Hi,
    Do you have any class schedule for these coming months? I already have Cert III Engineering Mechanical trade. I just need a White card to enrol the course right?

  • Damodar Lamichhane
    Posted at 14:25h, 21 August Reply

    I won’t to learn about the work

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 00:50h, 25 August Reply

      Hi Damodar,

      I can see our course advisor has already contacted you. Hope you got all your answers

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