Electrical Contractors Registration

Course Code
Course Type
Short Course; Accredited Course
Unit Code
VU21527 - Conduct an electrical contracting business
Course Location
Course Duration
Part Time: 40 hours. This course is available throughout Victoria as an online course with access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Continuous enrolment throughout the year.
Course Cost
Study Modes

Contact Federation Training to express your interest.
Phone: 1300 133 717
Email: shortcourses@federationtraining.edu.au

Course Overview

The course aims to provide the training needed to enable the holder of an Unrestricted Class A Electrical Mechanics Licence to gain registration as an Electrical Contractor. In this program, participants may learn how to evaluate the factors which influence the performance of a small contracting business, establish a marketing plan, and evaluate the labour costs and profit margins associated with operation.

Any person wishing to contract or indicate to the public that they are willing to carry out electrical wiring work must be registered as an electrical contractor.

What is required when applying to Energy Safe Victoria for Contractor Registration?

  • An applicant must hold an Electrician's Licence, or nominate as their technical supervisor a person who holds an Electrician's Licence and who has successfully completed the Licenced Electrical Mechanics (LEM) Assessment conducted by a body approved by ESV.

  • An applicant or person to be responsible for the business management and administration of the electrical contracting work must have successfully completed a course of training about establishing an electrical contracting business that is approved by ESV or has passed an examination conducted by ESV or a body approved by ESV.

Successful completion of this course will satisfy this requirement.

Enrol online here.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Entry Requirements

The course is available to any qualified trades person or an approved equivalent course. However, mature persons who have suitable business experience may also be admitted to the course.

Please apply online at https://oe.federationtraining.edu.au


Online assignments, Business Plan and self testing questions.

Specialist Course Information

There are forty nominal study hours and the course must be completed within three months from the date of enrolment. No extension will be granted.

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Name
VU21527 Conduct an electrical contracting business