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Electro-training, an industry-leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO Number: 31673), offers a wide range of nationally recognised training courses for electricians in Queensland. We are committed to fostering industry competency, providing detailed educational lessons, and teaching real-world applications of industry-relevant skills.

Our range of nationally recognised electrical training courses is are designed to educate licensed electricians, electrical contractors, mechanics, and more and other tradespeople. Electro-training is your number one training partner in Queensland, with courses that provide relevant certificates of attainment that go towards your qualificationthe qualifications needed for additional work licenses, not just in Queensland, but nationally. Study comprehensive units of competency with us and inject your career with skill, knowledge, and growth.

Our Range of Nationally Recognised Courses

As the world shifts towards renewable energy, Australia is one of the frontrunners of solar power. Electro-training's Battery Storage and Solar Grid Installation and Design courses can get you ahead of the curve and prepare you for the ever-growing solar power industry.

For Queensland electricians wanting to install single head split systems our Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning & Heat Pump Systems course meets the Australian Refrigeration Council qualification requirements for a restricted refrigerant gas handling licence. Our Course in Restricted Electrical teaches other trades such as Plumbers, Refrigeration Mechanics and Technicians how to complete restricted electrical work that is incidental to their trade such as the disconnection and reconnection of appliances and motors, fault finding and the attachment of plugs and leads for single and 3 phase appliances.

For aspiring electrical contractors, our Qualified Business Person course and Qualified Technical Person courses are an ideal way to get the qualifications you need to kickstart and grow your career. We also offer a non-accredited Electrical Testing Refresher course for Electricians wanting to refresh their electrical testing skills.

Your Pathway to Becoming a Licensed Electrician

At Electro-training, we pride ourselves on comprehensive customer service and education. Simply tell us what license you need and where you hope to progress in your career, and we'll show you which courses you need to get your licence and accreditations.

Our trainers are all highly skilled and knowledgeable and will ensure you get the best education possible. You'll learn through practical, hands-on activities and personalised, detailed support. Enrol online on our website or call our expert team at 0407 164 909 to get started on your electrical journey.

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Battery Storage Course (UEERE0054, UEERE0060, UEERE0077, UEERE0078)

Our Battery Storage course is designed to meet the requirements of the Clean Energy Council for the Grid-connect battery storage Design and Install Accreditation.

The most recent data shows that Australia has the highest uptake of solar, globally. Clean Energy Regulator data suggests that more than 2.68 million rooftop solar power systems have been installed on Australian homes. It goes without saying that solar is not going anywhere any time soon – the industry is booming.

To be eligible to complete this course you MUST be a Licenced Electrician and have completed the solar install and design course OR hold CEC grid-connect install and design accreditation.  During the course you will complete the following units of competency:

UEERE0054 Conduct site survey for grid-connected photovoltaic and battery storage systems
UEERE0060 Design grid-connected battery storage systems
UEERE0077 Install battery storage equipment power conversion equipment to grid
UEERE0078 Install battery storage to power conversion equipment

Our Trainer works with LG Chem, Tesla, Sungrow, PowerPlus energy, Selecteonic, Sonnen and has an extensive understanding of the Solar Industry.  During the course you will be shown real work applications of lead acid, lithium, vanadium flow, nickel cadmium, sodium nickel and zinc bromine battery installations.  You will leave with an understanding of DC coupled and AC coupled, self-consumption, partial backup and whole of home back up design.  You will also undertake practical work including testing, verification and commissioning of the system.

COURSE DURATION: 5 days

COURSE FEE: $2,500

CSQ SUBSIDISED COURSE FEE: $984*

*Available for most Queensland Electricians.  Contact our office on 0407 164 909 for further information or to check your eligibility complete the CSQ funding application below.

If you wish to apply for CSQ funding for this course please complete both an enrolment form and the CSQ funding application.  Do not worry if you are unable to upload all your evidence documents to the CSQ funding application as we will be in contact if any information is missing from your application or enrolment form.


Solar-Grid Installation & Design Course (UEERE0054, UEERE0061, UEERE0080, UEERE0081)

This course fulfils the qualification requirement for Queensland Electricians to gain their Grid-Connect Install and Design PV System Accreditation from the Clean Energy Council (CEC).

The CEC is the peak body representing Australia’s clean energy sector. Once accredited, Electricians are eligible for government rebates such as Small-scale Technology Certificates and feed-in tariffs. This solar course is delivered in Queensland for licenced electricians (or those holding the pre-requisite units) and covers nationally recognised units of competency UEERE0054, UEERE0061, UEERE0080 & UEERE0081.

COURSE DURATION: 5 days

COURSE FEE: $2,400

CSQ SUBSIDISED COURSE FEE: $1,312*

*Available for most Queensland Electricians.  Contact our office on 0407 164 909 for further information or to check your eligibility complete the CSQ funding application below.

If you wish to apply for CSQ funding for this course please complete both an enrolment form and the CSQ funding application.  Do not worry if you are unable to upload all your evidence documents to the CSQ funding application as we will be in contact if any information is missing from your application or enrolment form.


Certificate II In Split Air Conditioning & Heat Pump Systems (UEE20120)

This course is designed for electricians and fulfils the requirements for installing split-system air conditioners and heat pump systems. The qualification is delivered in a classroom-based environment, with the completion of a Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) process prior to course commencement. Students in the split system course are given training in both the theory and practical elements of installing air conditioning split systems.

This course fulfils the qualification requirements necessary to apply for a restricted refrigerant gas handling license and install a split system air conditioner (up to 18WK). A Certificate will be issued upon successfully completing the course, enabling you to apply to the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) for a restricted refrigerant gas handling and/or purchasing license. 

Once you’ve successfully completed your Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems, you will attain the following nationally recognised units of competency:

UEERA0059: Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings.

UEERA0049: Position, assemble and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating pump systems.

UEERA0064: Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants - split systems.

Please note that you must be a licenced electrician to be eligible for this course or have obtained a “Trainee (Classroom Only) Licence” from the Australian Refrigeration Council.

COURSE DURATION: 3 days

COURSE FEE: $1,650


Course in Restricted Electrical (UEECD0007, UEERL0004, UEERL0005, UEERL0001, UEERL0002)

This course is designed for trade persons who wish to obtain a Restricted Electrical Work licence from the Electrical Safety Office (ESO). The Restricted Electrical Work licence allows trade persons to complete electrical work involved with their job. The licence is ideal for professional plumbers, refrigeration mechanics, fitters, and technicians in Queensland.

This course fulfils the qualification requirements for a Restricted Electrical Work licence. Once you’ve successfully completed your restricted electrical licence course, you will attain one or more of the following nationally recognised units of competency:

UEECD0007: Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes, and practices in the workplace.
UEERL0004: Disconnect - reconnect equipment connected to low voltage installation wiring.
UEERL0005: Locate and rectify faults in low voltage equipment using set procedures.
UEERL0001: Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply.
UEERL0002: Attach cords, cables, and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply.

If you’re ready to complete electrical work that is incidental to your trade, apply for Electro Training’s Restricted Electrical Licence course. This comprehensive course will offer hands-on, practical training from industry experts. With flexible learning options and state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll be job-ready upon completion. With a Restricted Electrical Work licence, you’ll unlock opportunities crucial to developing your career and trade.

Please note that to be eligible for this course you must already hold a restricted electrical work training permit from the Electrical Safety Office.

COURSE DURATION: 1 - 4 days

COURSE FEE: Variable, based on modules

CSQ SUBSIDISED COURSE FEE: Variable, based on modules *

*Available for most Queensland Plumbers, Refrigeration Mechanics and other workers in the Construction Industry.  Contact our office on 0407 164 909 for further information or to check your eligibility complete the CSQ funding application below.

If you wish to apply for CSQ funding for this course please complete both an enrolment form and the CSQ funding application.  Do not worry if you are unable to upload all your evidence documents to the CSQ funding application as we will be in contact if any information is missing from your application or enrolment form.


Queensland Electrical Contractors – Qualified Business Person (BSBESB402, UEECD0007, UEEEL0040)

This course has been designed for electrical workers who wish to gain an Electrical Contractors Licence in Queensland. Examples used throughout the course are specific to the Electrical Industry, and you will learn how to comply with legislation, complete contracts, and manage risks in your business. The course can be completed in Brisbane or Townsville over two days in a face-to-face classroom environment.

To be eligible to undertake this course, you must have basic English literacy and numeracy skills.  After successful completion of this course, you will attain the following units of competency:

UEECD0007: Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
BSBESB402: Establish Legal and Risk Management Requirements of Small Business
UEEEL0040: Develop compliance policies and plans to conduct an electrical contracting business

This course has been designed for those that wish to start a new business offering electrical services. During the course you will create 2 workplace policies a safe work method statement (SWMS) and a business procedure. You will learn how to comply with Queensland laws and regulations and gain an understanding of Sole Trader, Partnership, Company and Trust structures and how each structure will impact your business.

You may choose to complete this course if you are already an Electrical Contractor in Queensland and you require a new Queensland Electrical Contractors licence (for example you are changing your structure from a sole trader to company). If this is the case and you already have policies and procedures in your workplace please ensure you let your Trainer know so they can adjust your assessment requirements to best suit your needs.

Please note the units of competency included in this course satisfy the QBP (Qualified Business Person) qualification requirement for a Queensland Electrical Contractors Licence.  A Queensland Electrical Contractors licence needs both a QBP and QTP (Qualified Technical Person) nominated.  See our QTP course or contact our office on 0407 164 909 for further information.

COURSE DURATION: 2 days in the classroom

COURSE FEE: $1,850 (or less for Electricians see course outline for further details or call our office 0407 164 909)

CSQ SUBSIDISED COURSE FEE: $550 (or less for Electricians see course outline for further details or call our office 0407 164 909)*

*Available for most Queensland Electricians.  Contact our office on 0407 164 909 for further information or to check your eligibility complete the CSQ funding application below.

If you wish to apply for CSQ funding for this course please complete both an enrolment form and the CSQ funding application.  Do not worry if you are unable to upload all your evidence documents to the CSQ funding application as we will be in contact if any information is missing from your application or enrolment form.


Queensland Electrical Contractors – Qualified Technical Person (UEEEL0002, UEEEL0029 & UEEEL0030)

If you are planning on performing electrical work as a business in Queensland, the QTP (Qualified Technical Person) course is an Electrical Safety Office (ESO) requirement.

This course meets qualification requirements for a Qualified Technical Person on a Queensland Electrical Contractors licence.

The QTP course includes the following Nationally Recognised units of competency:

  • UEEEL0002 Apply currency of safe working practices and compliance verification of electrical installations (This unit can be completed as a stand-alone unit - contact our office 0407 164 909 for further information)
  • UEEEL0029 Conduct compliance inspection of LV electrical installations with demand exceeding 100A per phase. 
  • UEEEL0030 Conduct compliance inspection of single-phase LV electrical installations.

The Qualified Technical Person Course QLD (UEEEL0002, UEEEL0029 &UEEEL0030) training is delivered face-to-face in class. Prior to confirming your enrolment we will ask you to provide evidence of your prior knowledge such as your Electrical Qualification, relevant work experience, and required licenses.

**Please note, the full course is delivered over 4 days but you will only need to attend 3 days of the 4 day class.  We cover the theory requirements of the course during the first 2 days of the course, we then split the class into 2 groups and one group will complete their practical assessment on day 3 and the other group on day 4.  

COURSE DURATION: 3 day classroom**

COURSE FEE: $1,800

CSQ SUBSIDISED COURSE FEE: $735*

*Available for most Queensland Electricians.  Contact our office on 0407 164 909 for further information or to check your eligibility complete the CSQ funding application below.

If you wish to apply for CSQ funding for this course please complete both an enrolment form and the CSQ funding application.  Do not worry if you are unable to upload all your evidence documents to the CSQ funding application as we will be in contact if any information is missing from your application or enrolment form.


Electrical Testing Refresher (Non-accredited Training)

This course is a non-accredited industry course.  You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at completion of the course.  You will NOT receive any formal AQTF qualification.

The course focuses on how to complete the mandatory test procedures as per AS/NZS 3000 and will cover the following topics:

  • Your legislated requirements as an Electrical Worker
  • Testing for Dead
  • Visual Inspection 
  • Mandatory tests including earth continuity, Insulation resistance, polarity, correct circuit connections, fault-loop impedance/resistance, RCD testing

The first 2 hours of the course will be in the classroom where the student, with the help of their Trainer will produce their own testing procedure.  The trainers will explain and demonstrate each test.  Under the observation of the Trainer the student will then use the test procedure they have developed to perform the mandatory test procedures and complete a record of their test results.

COURSE DURATION: 1 Day

COURSE FEE: $660


Frequently Asked Questions

Am I eligible for your electrical training courses?

Eligibility depends on the course you choose. Here are our main courses and who is eligible for them:

  • Qualified Business Person course — anyone with basic English literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Course in Restricted Electrical — individuals with a Restricted Electrical Training Permit from the Electrical Safety Office - contact our office for advice on how to apply for this permit - 0407 164 909.
  • Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning & Heat Pump Systems — licenced electricians.
  • Qualified Technical Person course — licenced electricians.
  • Split System Installation course — licenced electricians.
  • Battery Storage course — licenced electricians who have completed the solar grid installation and design course.
  • Solar Grid Installation and Design course — licenced electricians.
  • Electrical Testing Refresher (non accredited training) — licenced electricians.

How long does each course last?

The length depends on which course you undergo. They can last between 1 day and one week. Training is received through either face-to-face learning in our classrooms or online. For queries about course length, reach out to our friendly team.

How often do courses run?

The frequency of courses depends on demand and enrolment rates, but courses usually run monthly in Brisbane, every second month in Townsville, and depending on demand in Cairns.

Do you provide non-accredited training?

Yes — we offer one non-accredited industry course: the Electrical Testing Refresher, which covers mandatory electrical testing requirements as per section 8 of the wiring rules. All of our other courses will reward you with the relevant Certificate of Completion or Attainment and are nationally recognised across all Australian states and territories.

Are your course fees subsidised?

Electro-training courses are supported by CSQ funding, which aims to reduce the financial obstacles for training and make upskilling more affordable for those in the construction industry. Most registered Queensland Electricians are eligible for CSQ subsidised course fees.

Are your courses nationally recognised?

Yes — all of the courses you can take with us at Electro-training are nationally recognised in all states and territories in Australia, so you can take your skills and knowledge wherever you need to. When you complete our units of competency, you won’t have to relearn or complete similar courses if you move states.

Is there a high demand for electrical professionals in Queensland?

Yes — there is a constant demand for qualified electrical professionals across Queensland. The demand is exceptionally high in cities like Cairns, Townsville, and Brisbane — in these areas, electrical infrastructure is more common and needs to be consistently maintained for significantly large populations. Moving forward into the 2020s, there is increasing investment in infrastructure projects and renewable energy developments, so electrical workers are needed more than ever and will be for the foreseeable future.