Post Trade Code: CET012B

Electrical Contractor Training (Business)

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Electrical Contractor Training Program (Business)

This Building and Energy approved course satisfies the Electrical Contractor Training Program (ECTP) and provides licensed electricians with the training, skills and knowledge required to identify, investigate and apply statutory and legislative requirements, manage jobs and operate a business and inspect and test electrical installation work according to regulatory requirements.


Course Fee: $1,650.00

Fees are subject to change. Course fees do not incur GST.
*Relevant Membership discount will be applied to the full fee. CET will verify membership eligibility.

Course code


9 days

Course content

The Electrical Contractor Training Program (Business) consists of two competency based modules: EA102, EA103B.

Regulation 36 of the Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 provides for the issue of an Electrical Contractor’s Licence to a sole trader, a firm, or a body corporate and requires that the applicant, or at least one person in the employ of the applicant who is concerned in the management or conduct of the business, understands fully the duties and obligations imposed by the regulations, the Electricity Act 1945 and the Energy Coordination Act 1994 and has therefore successfully completed the following modules of the ECTP:

EA102 - Establishing a Contracting Business (40 hours)

Module Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate those factors that influence the performances and structure of a small contracting business;
  • Establish a marketing plan for a small contracting business;
  • Evaluate the labour costs and profit margins associated with a small contracting operation.

EA103B - General Legislative Requirements (20 hours)

Module Learning Outcomes

  • Investigate and identify State and Federal legislation as it applies to:
    • the structure of an electrical contracting business;
    • workplace relations, human resources;
    • the marketplace
  • Analyse and describe the intent and implications of the identified State and Federal Legislation;
  • Establish an electrical operational plan and policies to give effect to the procedures, processes and legislative obligations of an electrical contracting business.

Course requirements

Fully enclosed shoes must be worn at all times in CET buildings. Safety boots/shoes must be worn when working in the workshop. 

Prior to course commencement the learner is required to review CET's Code of Conduct found at Terms & Conditions/Policies page

Course materials


Course breakdown

Core Units of Competency

Code Description Nominal Hours
EA103B General Legislative Requirements 20
EA102 Establishing a Contracting Business 40


Date Location Availability
13 May 2024 Jandakot 6 places left
17 June 2024 Joondalup 8 places left
15 July 2024 Jandakot 11 places left
19 Aug 2024 Joondalup 15 places left
16 Sept 2024 Jandakot 16 places left
14 Oct 2024 Joondalup 16 places left
11 Nov 2024 Jandakot 16 places left
25 Nov 2024 Joondalup 15 places left

Certification & assessment

Graduates will be issued with a Certificate of Completion. Application for licence issue should be made to Building and Energy: (within twelve months of completing the mandatory course modules). 

Skills recognition

If you have undertaken previous training in the Electrical trade or any associated trades, you may qualify for recognition of prior learning.

Please download and complete the Electrical Contractors Training Program RPL Application.

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