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Licensed Electrical Assessment (LEA) - Safe Working Practice (SWP) - Tutorial

This Melbourne Polytechnic short course is designed to prepare students for obtaining an electrician’s licence. It combines three separate assessments towards obtaining the licence: Safe Working Practice (SWP), Licensed Electrician Theory (LET), and Licensed Electrician Practical (LEP).

Course Code: SET045

Fees: $195.00

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If you want to obtain an electrician’s licence, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Licensed Electrical Assessment (LEA) can help. The LEA combines three separate assessments towards obtaining an electrician’s licence.


  • Safe Working Practice (SWP): a 35-minute assessment testing safe working practices in the disconnection and reconnection from the mains of electrical equipment and associated wiring.
  • Licensed Electrician Theory (LET): a 2-hour assessment that tests knowledge of electrical safety, wiring regulations, cables, maximum demand, voltage drop, current overload and short-circuit current, and MEN earthing.
  • Licensed Electrician Practical (LEP): a 3-hour assessment testing competency in wiring a meter box and switchboard, MEN testing, identifying visual defects, and installation testing.


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