Temporary Wiring - The Centre For U

Temporary Wiring

Get wired – Broaden your knowledge and perform wiring on construction and demolition sites

Construction Wiring – Initial Course

This course will teach you the minimum requirements for the design, construction and testing of electrical installations that supply electricity to appliances and equipment. Temporary power and lighting, and equipment on temporary sites need to align with the National Electrical Code and safe work practices.

This course will teach you the mandatory electrical testing and requirements to competently and safely maintain wiring on temporary building and demolition sites.

This training is free to unemployed ETU members.

Duration: 3 days (consecutive)

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

Course Description

It is industry best practice that electricians hold current construction wiring skills. The Construction Wiring Course provides you with the underpinning skills, knowledge and competency for the installation and maintenance of construction wiring on building and demolition sites in line with current ANZS 3012 Construction and Demolition and Service and Installation Requirements (SIR), ANZS 3017 Testing and Guidelines, OH&S Act and ANZS3000 wiring rules.

Training Provider


Training is both practical and theory based. No assessment is undertaken.

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of the course, you will be issued with a Statement of Attendance.

Course Fees

Unemployed Member: FREE

Eligibility for Free Training

To access the Upskilling Services for free, ETU members must be:

  • Financial (includes suspended up to six (6) months)
  • A member for more than three (3) months
  • Unemployed

Proof of unemployment will be required. For more information read our Eligibility Policy

You must hold a current Electrician’s Licence.

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

Unique Student Identification (USI) – As of 1st of January 2015, the Australian Government introduced compulsory USI numbers. The USI is a reference number that gives you access to your USI account.  A USI will allow you to see your results from all training providers including all completed units and qualifications. Please ensure that you have obtained your USI and provide it to the training provider. The process takes a couple of minutes, is free and available online at http://www.usi.gov.au.