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General Legislative Requirements

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This course is part of the full Electrical Contractors Course

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components, the Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course and the Electrical Contractors Business Licence course.

This Electrical Licensing Board-approved course provides theoretical and practical training and is designed to enhance participants’ existing skill sets. The program will not only build upon your current electrical trade studies, it will also improve and refresh your knowledge of:

  • statutory requirements (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
  • legislation and process (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
  • inspection and testing of electrical installation work (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
  • business task management and monitoring business operations (Electrical Contractors Licence)*

The Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of one mandatory unit. This unit is delivered via face to face learning with a post - delivery design assignment to be satisfactorily completed before a certificate is issued.

The Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units. These units are delivered by the colleges e-Learning Blackboard platform with the student attending the college after all online work is completed for face to face assessment.


  • The General Legislative Requirements component of the course is delivered fully online, start anytime
  • The online study business components of the course can be enrolled into separately, allowing you to start online while waiting to enrol into the next on-campus block of the Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course
  • Once online learning is complete, book a day to take your practical assessment on campus, you will have a maximum of six months to complete your practical assessment after enrolment

To be eligible you must hold a current electrical workers licence, restricted licence is not acceptable.

* Please note: If you are not working within an electrical contracting company, a person other than an electrical contractor may hold the business aspect of the licence. In this case, the electrical work will only be completed, under that aspect of the licence, by an electrician employed by that company and nominated by that same employer as the Nominees/In-house Licence holder.

Course materials required

Students are required to obtain the following materials prior to course commencement.

From South Metropolitan TAFE:
AS/NZS 3000 and all amendments
AS/NZS 3008.1.1
AS/NZS 3760
AS/NZS 3017

From State Law Publisher
ph 6552 6000
8.30am to 4.30pm
Electrical (Licencing) Regulations 1991 and all amendments
Electricity Regulations 1947
WA Electrical Requirements
. This can be downloaded directly from the Commerce WA website or call Energy Safety on 6251 2000, Level 1, 303 Sevenoaks Street Cannington WA 6107

Standards Australia are subject to change without notice and all students should check for the latest version and amendments at purchase.

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Semester 2, 2023

eCampus - Online

When Semester 2, 2023
Where eCampus
How Online
Course fee $497.50

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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