Restricted Electrical Workers Licence – Class 1 Fault Finding


24 hours




City Campus



Next Intake

To be determined


Restricted Electrical Workers Licence – Class 1 Fault Finding is essential for electrical technicians encompassing training on following prescribed procedures, working safely, reading circuit diagrams, isolation procedures, identifying faults and like for like replacement/repair components. You will learn skills in selecting and using testing and measuring devices, terminating and connecting cables and conductors as well as safety testing and reporting. Prior to registering please contact Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) (1800 815 721) to assess your eligibility and evidence required for the Class 1 Fault Finding licence.

Course content

This course covers locating and rectifying fault(s) in composite appliances intended to operate to a connected supply up to 1.000 volts a.c or 1,500 volts d.c. and allows successful participants to apply to Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) for their Class 1 Faut Finding Licence.


There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

How to enrol

More details


To study the Class 1 Fault Finding course, participants must hold their Class 2 (disconnect/reconnect) licence.

Materials supplied

All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions, exercises and assessments.

Materials to bring

To sit the exam you must bring: a pair of insulated gloves (either 650V or 1,000V rated), a pair of leather rigger gloves and an analogue insulation-continuity tester.

Suited to

This course is for licensed Class 2 "D" holders only and includes the ESV assessment.

Additional notes

Once you have registered and paid for your course through the RMIT Short Courses website, there will be an additional enrolment step. This is because you will be studying a nationally endorsed unit of competency. You will be contacted shortly by our Academic Services team regarding the next step for online enrolment into an accredited unit.

Unique Student Identifier

All learners undertaking nationally recognised training are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) issued by the Australian Government.

If you do not have a USI you will need to go and create one.


At the end of this course, participants should be able to:

• implement OHS workplace procedures and practices,

• apply sustainable energy principles and practices,

• demonstrate an understanding of the essential knowledge and associated skills as described in the unit of competency,

• locate and rectify faults in electrical low voltage equipment following prescribed procedures.

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