This program provides the required knowledge and skills for qualified plumbers and gas fitters to register for a Restricted Electrical License (REL). The license is issued by Access Canberra ACT Government and not CIT.
This license will allow you to work on water heaters which are connected to a low voltage wiring installation.
Note that Restricted License requirements for this category License do not apply to appliances supplied with electricity through a cord and plug. The requirements of AS/NZS 3760 (current) do not apply to this program.
This program achieves units of competency from UEE11 Electrotechnology Training Package.
|Qualification:||Statement of Attainment - training in Restricted Electrical Disconnect - Reconnect (Hot Water Appliances) [from UEE11]|
|Duration:||You will be required to complete a workbook or an on-line component prior to class attendance. This comprises of approximately 22 hours.
You will also attend workshop at CIT Fyshwick campus, approximately 11 hours (one full day and one evening per week for 3 weeks).
Eligible applicants who can demonstrate sufficient knowledge and application of electrical principles may receive fast track training.
Existing restricted electrical license holders; if your license was issued 5 years or more CIT may offer you targeted training under this program to enable you renew your license.
The 2020 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once.
Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.
Costs identified as Apprentice or Trainee apply only to students studying as part of an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. The qualification cost for an Apprentice or Trainee is subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible Apprentices or Trainees.
Costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available.
Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance.
|Likely Job Outcome:||Gives qualified plumbers and gas fitters additional skills for work.|
|Enrolment Type:||Register Your Interest|
Licence Eligibility - once enrolled at CIT, participants are required to apply for a Restricted Disconnect reconnect permit with Access Canberra, ACT Government.
Entry Requirements / How to Apply
You must be a licensed tradesperson employed in the following trades: plumbing and gas fitter, Type B gas appliances, where disconnection and reconnection of electrical wiring is a component of the work performed.
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Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.
To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete 3 subjects
Core: Complete all 3
- UEENEEP014A Disconnect - reconnect water heaters connected to low voltage installation wiring
CIT Code: REFR251 Cost: Full fee $1,090.00
Description: This unit covers disconnecting and reconnecting water heaters connected to low voltage installation wiring. This may be incidental to or a primary and regular function of work related to a principle work function. It encompasses working safely, identifying supply arrangements, following isolation procedures, selecting and using testing and measuring devices, terminating and connecting cables and conductors, safely testing and reporting. The unit coverage excludes disconnecting or reconnecting circuits at a switchboard or to general electrical accessories (including switches, socket outlets, circuit protective devices etc.); or installation of or alteration to any part of the fixed electrical wiring system (defined as electrical installing work). Prerequisites: UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
- UEENEEP019A Locate and rectify faults in low voltage water heaters using set procedures
CIT Code: REFR250 Cost: Full fee $440.00
Description: This unit covers locating and rectifying fault(s) in water heaters intended to operate to a connected supply up to 1,000 volts a.c. or 1,500 volts d.c. This may be incidental to or a primary and regular function in the workplace. It encompasses following prescribed procedures, working safely, reading circuit diagrams, isolation procedures, identifying faults according to procedures, identifying like for like replacement/repair components according to procedures, selecting and using testing and measuring devices, terminating and connecting cables and conductors, safety testing and reporting. Note: Limitations of this unit. This unit does not cover installations: a) Where high fault currents are possible, b) Comprised of complex electrical apparatus and circuits, c) Associated with fixed wiring other than disconnecting and reconnecting electrical appliance, circuits at a switchboard or to general electrical accessories (including switches, socket outlets, circuit protective devices etc.); or installation of or alteration to any part of the fixed electrical wiring system (defined as electrical installing work).listed in the Range Statement of the unit, d) In hazardous areas or on electrical appliance that is part of an explosion protection technique. Prerequisites: UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEP014A Disconnect - reconnect water heaters connected to low voltage installation wiring
- UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
CIT Code: OHSS433 Cost: Full fee $220.00
Description: This unit specifies the mandatory requirements of occupational health and safety and how they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for health and safety, risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work. Prerequisites: Nil
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