Restricted Electrical Workers Licence - Class 1, Fault Finding


This course encompasses following prescribed procedures, working safely, reading circuit diagrams, isolation procedures, identifying faults and like for like replacement/repair components according to procedures.

It also covers selecting and using testing and measuring devices, terminating and connecting cables and conductors and safety testing and reporting.

Prior to registering for the course, it is highly recommended that you contact Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) (1800 815 721) to assess your eligibility and evidence required for the Class 1 Fault Finding licence.

Once you have registered and paid the fees, the Academic Services team will contact you and provide instructional steps for enrolment into the accredited unit of competency.

Course content

This course covers locating and rectifying fault(s) in composite appliances intended to operate to a connected supply up to 1.000 volts a.c or 1,500 volts d.c. and allows successful participants to apply to Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) for their Class 1 Faut Finding Licence.


Ideal for

This course is for competent Class 2 "D" licence holders only and includes an external practical exam.

Important Information

Prior to enrolling in the course, it is highly recommended you contact Energy Safe Victoria (1800 815 721) to assess your eligibility and evidence required for the Class 1 Licence.

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At the end of this course, participants should be able to:
• implement OHS workplace procedures and practices,
• apply sustainable energy principles and practices,
• demonstrate an understanding of the essential knowledge and associated skills as described in the unit of competency,
• locate and rectify faults in electrical low voltage equipment following prescribed procedures.


To study the Class 1 Fault Finding course, participants must hold “UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace” AND either “UEENEEP010A Disconnect/reconnect appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring” OR UEENEEP012A Disconnect/reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring”.

Please note:
If you hold either UEENEEP013A or UEENEEP015A you must check with ESV (1800 815 721), and confirm with Academic Services when they contact you, that ESV has approved and confirmed your Class 1 Fault Finding enrolment.

Materials supplied

All materials are supplied.

Materials to bring

Safety Goggles are the only required item to bring to the class


Participants who successful complete the assessment activities
will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

Additional notes

Energy Safe Victoria - for more information

For more information and booking please contact Ateemah Appadoo on 03 9925 4979


Unique Student Identifier
All learners undertaking nationally recognised training are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) issued by the Australian Government.
If you do not have a USI you will need to go and create one.

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Available course dates

Monday 16 September 2019

  • Code S130258
  • Start date 16.09.19
  • End date 30.09.19
  • Hours 24
  • Campus RMIT
  • Fee $790.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Mon 16.09.19 08:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Mon 23.09.19 08:00am 05:00pm 8.00
Mon 30.09.19 08:00am 05:00pm 8.00

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