Restricted electrical (REL) course

Get qualified and develop your existing skillset with Majors ‘Restricted electrical’ (REL) training course.

Restricted Electrical Course
Restricted Electrical Licence


5 days

Course Outcomes

Upon completion you will receive a Nationally Statement of Attainment in the Units Completed

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Who is this course suitable for? This course is offered to eligible tradespersons that are required to undertake electrical work restricted to disconnect/reconnect and locating and repairing faults on electrical systems within the scope of their associated trade.

Some eligible trades for a restricted electrical licence include:

  • Composite equipment service person
  • Fitter and turner
  • Gas fitter
  • Instrumentation/process control technician
  • Laboratory and scientific electrical equipment technician
  • Mechanical fitter
  • Plumber and drainer
  • Refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment service person
  • Telecommunication technician

Course Details

On successful completion of the course, you will be issued with a statement of attainment for the units that have been completed. Students who do not complete the course in full will be issued a statement of attainment for the units of competency achieved.

After you are deemed competent and issued an SOA, you must apply through the Electrical Safety Office for your Restricted Electrical Licence. Depending on your skill set, you will be able to disconnect and reconnect, attach cords and plugs, and locate and rectify appliances such as domestic and commercial electrical appliances, or electrical appliances used in your trade.


UEECD0007 Apply Work Health and Safety regulations, codes, and practices in the workplace.

UEERL0003 Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord-connected equipment and cord assemblies (Test & Tag).

UEERL0004 Disconnect – reconnect electrical equipment connected to low voltage (LV) installation wiring.

UEERL0005 Locate and rectify faults in low voltage (LV) electrical equipment using set procedures.

UEERL0001 Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply.

UEERL0002 Attach cords, cables, and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 V a.c or 1500 V d.c supply.

ENTRY Requirements

Students must apply for a training permit before being enrolled in the course which can be obtained from the Electrical Safety Office.

Restricted electrical (REL) course

A Restricted Electrical Licence is a qualification that allows individuals to perform specific electrical tasks within a limited scope under the supervision of a fully licensed electrician. This licence provides the necessary skills and knowledge to handle electrical work safely and competently within the designated field. Holding a Restricted Electrical Licence demonstrates expertise in carrying out electrical tasks while adhering to regulatory guidelines and safety standards.

Possible Roles

Appliance Repair Technician: Restricted Electrical Licence holders can specialize in repairing specific electrical appliances like refrigerators, air conditioners, or other household devices, ensuring safe and effective repairs under supervision.

Data and Communication Installer: With a Restricted Electrical Licence, you can assist in installing data and communication cabling, network infrastructure, and telecommunication equipment, contributing to effective connectivity.

Automotive Electrical Technician: Individuals with a Restricted Electrical Licence can work on automotive electrical systems, performing tasks such as installing car audio systems, lighting, and electrical accessories.

Solar PV System Installer: Individuals with a Restricted Electrical Licence can work under the guidance of a licensed electrician to install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, connecting solar panels and inverters to electrical systems.

Security System Installer: Licence holders can work on security system installations, setting up alarms, surveillance cameras, and access control systems under supervision.

Industrial Equipment Maintenance: In industrial settings, Restricted Electrical Licence holders can assist with maintenance and repairs of specific electrical equipment and machinery.

Potential wages could be in the region of $80,000 to $100,000 per year

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Course Details
Restricted Electrical Licence

When: Once a month from Monday to Friday

Duration: 12-16 hours of online training PLUS five-day face-to-face training to undertake at a Major site (Cairns or Morayfield). IMPORTANT: The online assessment must be completed prior to attending training, failure to complete it in time will result in cancellation of enrolment.

Delivery: Blended learning, online theory with face-to-face practical and assessment.

*CSQ funding may be available pending eligibility criteria.

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Amount Funded: $POA

Student Gap Fee (what you will pay): $POA

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At Major Training Group, we aim to ensure that everyone gets the most out of their studies and that is why students have access to a range of support options to help them along the way. They include:

  • Additional practical training sessions
  • Extended learning time
  • Alternative training methods and resources
  • Access to our experienced staff for one-on-one training
  • Recognition of previous learning and experience to speed up the process.

Students with prior industry experience may be eligible for RPL. Students may also qualify for credit transfer if they can demonstrate prior qualifications and/or statements of attainment. You can learn more about credit transfer and RPL here.

We use a variety of assessment methods including;

  • Online
  • Paper
  • Video
  • Q&A
  • Demonstration
  • Short written answers
  • Longer written answers
  • Third-party observation
  • Knowledge skills observation 
  • Employer reports

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