Post Trade Code: CET012N

Electrical Contractor Training (Nominees)

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Electrical Contractor Training Program (Nominees)

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: $1,150.00

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


5 days

Course content

The Electrical Contractor Training Program (Nominees) consists of one module: WAE200.

Regulation 38 of the Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 provides for the issue of an In-House Electrical Installing Work Licence, where an employer engages or employs an electrical worker to carry out electrical installing work other than maintenance work in respect only of premises owned, leased, or occupied by the employer. Regulation 36 requires that the applicant, or at least one person in the employ of the applicant, is the holder of a current WA Electrician’s Licence and that person has, to the satisfaction of the Electrical Licensing Board, completed the following modules of the ECTP:

WAE200 Electrical Operational Requirements (40 hours)

Module Learning Outcomes

  • Investigate and identify WA Legislation relevant to the electrical operations of an organisation in provision of electrical services.
  • Analyse the intent and implications of the identified legislation and apply same to the process of an electrical contracting company.
  • Apply current Australian electrical standards and relevant WA State publications to a variety of situations associated with small to large low voltage electrical installations.
  • Describe and apply specific statutory technical and occupational requirements associated with the functions and duties of electrical personnel.
  • Analyse and apply the correct procedures for the inspection, testing and verification of low voltage electrical installations.
  • Analyse and apply the correct procedures for the inspection and testing of permanently connected low voltage electrical appliances / equipment.
  • Determine and apply appropriate safe working practices and supervisory procedures in an electrical environment.

Course requirements

Entry to module WAE200 will require applicants to hold a current WA Unrestricted Electrician’s Licence.

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 and undertake pre-course reading and pre-course review activities via an online platform - CET Learning.

Course materials

Applicants are required to obtain the following resources prior to course commencement:

Available at both CET campuses:

  • AS/NZS 3000 (current edition)
  • AS/NZS 3008.1.1 (current edition)
  • AS/NZS 3760 (optional)

Available at the State Law Publisher:

  • Electrical (Licencing) Regulations 1991 (current edition)
  • Electricity Regulations 1947 (current edition)

Available at Building and Energy:

  • WA Electrical Requirements (current edition)

Disclaimer: Standards are subject to change without notice. Applicants should check for the latest version before purchase.

Course breakdown

Core Units of Competency

Code Description Nominal Hours
WAE200 Electrical Operational Requirements 40


Date Location Availability
19 Aug 2024 Jandakot 7 places left
9 Sept 2024 Jandakot 14 places left
16 Sept 2024 Joondalup 14 places left
7 Oct 2024 Joondalup 13 places left
14 Oct 2024 Jandakot 14 places left
4 Nov 2024 Jandakot 14 places left
18 Nov 2024 Joondalup 14 places left
9 Dec 2024 Jandakot 14 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


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