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Restricted Electrical Workers (Disconnect/Reconnect) Course


From Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration - UEE32211

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Restricted Electrical Workers (Disconnect/Reconnect) Course SA3REWCS22

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Course Overview

This course takes you through the Energy Safe Victoria assessment in order to obtain the Restricted Electrical Workers license. With skilled trainers, GOTAFE have an exceptional record in helping students pass these assessments.

Skills and knowledge provided will allow you to complete the Restricted Electrical Workers license assessment and comprise of

  • mandatory Fault Finding unit UEENEEP017A (from UEE32211- Certificate III in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration)
  • Restricted Electrical Licence - Class 1 (Fault finding) Licence assessment by a Licenced REW assessor.

Prior to enrolling:

  • For the Fault Finding Class, applicants must hold or be eligible to hold the REW Class 2 licence prior to commencing this course.
  • For the Disconnnect/Reconnect Class, applicants must contact EnergySafe Victoria prior to course commencement to ensure they are eligible to be granted the REW class 2 licence.


  • This course is delivered over a 6 day block to industry and apprentices completing refrigeration and plumbing trades. This comprises of 5 days training and 1 day assessment, the assessment day will be conducted in the week proceeding the training
  • Students will need to bring PPE, pens and a calculator to classes

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

We've had to make adjustments to how our courses are delivered due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This means that we're currently offering a combination of delivery modes including online and flexible learning and, where we can, on-campus classes with strict social distancing in place.

Course Dates & Times

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Public - Starts on 21/03/2022 - 6 days - 8am to 4pm / 2022

Public - Starts on 20/06/2022 - 6 days - 8am to 4pm / 2022

Public - Starts on 29/08/2022 - 6 days - 8am to 4pm / 2022

1. Full Fee

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2021 and may change without notice.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

Further details on fees available

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Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

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You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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