Short Courses


Our electrical short courses are the ideal way to improve your electrical knowledge.

You can gain additional skills and knowledge from our range of Electrical short courses and charge your career.

Study topics include:

  • Disconnect/reconnect registration
  • Testing and Tagging equipment
  • Open Cabling Registration (ACMA Cabling)
  • Optical fibre cabling
  • Coaxial and Structure Fibre Endorsement
Short Courses
Grid Connect Install for Qualified Electricians
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Grid Connect Install short course is designed to give qualified, licensed electricians the skills and knowledge necessary to safely plan, configure and install alternative power sources to the power grid.

Grid Connect Design
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Grid Connect Design short course will provide you with the requisite skills and knowledge to plan and design solar energy systems that can be connected to the power grid.

Disconnect-Reconnect Restricted Electrical Workers Licence Class 2
Melbourne Polytechnic's Restricted Electrical Worker's Licence entitles you to carry out low voltage electrical installation work relating to equipment that is connected to a fixed electrical installation, associated with your primary trade, vocation or calling (occupation) and would otherwise require the services of a registered electrical contractor or a licensed electrician.

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).

Stand Alone Power Supply Systems (SPS)
In order to undertake the Melbourne Polytechnic Stand Alone Power Supply Systems (SPS) short course, participants must be fully qualified electricians, electrical or electronics engineers or have completed the basic electrical prerequisites of the Certificate III in Renewable Energy as required by the Clean Energy Council for accreditation.

Testing and Tagging of Portable Electrical Appliances
Are your portable electrical appliances and extension leads safe? If you need to be able to correctly test and tag portable electrical equipment, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Testing and Tagging course covers the principle requirements specified in Australian Standard AS/NZS 3760:2010 and AS/NZS 3012.

Open Cabling Registration (ACMA Cabling)
Melbourne Polytechnic's Open Cabling Registration (ACMA Cabling) short course permits all types of telecommunications cabling to be legally installed on the customer’s side of the network boundary in domestic, commercial and industrial premises, including multi-building campus environments.

Registered Electrical Contractor (REC)
Melbourne Polytechnic is offering the Registered Electrical Contractor (REC) short course, for participants wishing to be registered as an Electrical Contractor.

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