Construction Wiring - The Centre For U

Construction Wiring

Broaden your knowledge and skills to safely install temporary wiring on construction sites.

Construction Wiring – Initial Course

This course is for electricians who work in the construction industry and seek to perform temporary electrical installations at construction and demolition sites. It covers the requirements of AS/NZS 3012:2019, Electrical installations – Construction and demolition sites, and other relevant standards.

The ETU played a pivotal role in developing the Construction Wiring Course, which is endorsed by WorkSafe and Energy Safe Victoria.

This training is free to unemployed and employed ETU members*

* Conditions apply, please see here.

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If there are no dates available you can call us on 1800 270 875 or send us an enquiry.

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Duration: 3 days (consecutive). 7.30am start time.


Location: The Centre for U – Level 3, 200 Arden Street, North Melbourne Victoria


Course Description

The Construction Wiring and Mandatory Testing Course provides electricians with the underpinning skills, knowledge and competency for the installation and maintenance of construction wiring and carry out the required mandatory tests on building and demolition sites in line with current;

  • AS/NZS 3000:2018 Electrical installations (Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
  • AS/NZS 3012:2019, Electrical installations – Construction and demolition sites, and other relevant standards.
  • AS/NZS 3017:2007 Electrical installations – Verification guidelines
  • AS/NZS 4836:2011 Safe working on or near low-voltage electrical installations and equipment
  • Service & Installation Rules 2014
  • Electricity Safety (General) Regulations 2019
  • Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations 2017)

Course Topics:

  • LEGAL FRAMEWORK
  • HAZARD IDENTIFICATION, RISK ASSESSMENT AND RISK CONTROL
  • LEGAL AUTHORITY AND DEFINITIONS
  • MULTIPLE EARTHED NEUTRAL (MEN) SYSTEM
  • CONSTRUCTION WIRING
  • CONSTRUCTION SITE SWITCHBOARDS
  • PROTECTION OF FINAL SUB-CIRCUITS
  • EARTH LEAKAGE PROTECTION
  • LIGHTING
  • LIFT SHAFTS
  • SITE SHEDS
  • FLEXIBLE EXTENSION CORDS
  • PERIODIC INSPECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
  • GENERATORS
  • ALTERATIONS TO ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS

This course is a combination of knowledge and applied learning delivery. The training is delivered through the following approaches:

  • Educator led face-to-face delivery.
  • Class demonstrations by the educator.
  • Mandatory testing tasks through BesTech testing boards programmed with various multiple faults that students need to test, identify, and then link to AS/NZS.

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Further Resources

Download our Student Handbook

Assessment

Training is both skills and knowledge based. No formal assessment is undertaken, however satisfactory completion of all tasks is required to receive a certificate.


Course Outcomes

On successful completion of the course, you will be issued with a Certificate of Completion.

Course Fees

Unemployed ETU Member: FREE

Employed ETU Member: $680

Non-Member: $845

Eligibility for Free Training

  • Members must be financial (includes suspended up to six (6) months)
  • Must be an ETU member for more than three (3) months.

For more information read our Eligibility for free services Policy

 

You must hold a current electrician’s licence or be a 4th year electrical apprentice who has evidence of successfully completing their LEA assessment.

It is recommended that a refresher course is undertaken every three years.