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LEA - Licensed Electrician Theory (LET) - Assessment

Short Course

Overview

Melbourne Polytechnic's LEA - Licensed Electrician Theory (LET) Assessment is one of three assessments that all electrical workers must pass to be granted the A Grade electrical licence. The licence is issued by the regulatory body Energy Safe Victoria (ESV).

The three assessments are:

  • Licensed Electrician Theory (LET) Assessment - 2 hours 15 minutes (including reading time)
  • Safe Work Practice (SWP) Assessment - 50 minutes (including reading time)
  • Licensed Electrician Practical (LEP) Assessment - 4 hours (including reading time)

LEA Paper or Face to Face Reviews

Participants who are unsuccessful in passing an assessment may apply to receive a paper based view.

A paper review has to be issued before, a face to face can be organised.

  • Paper Review cost $55.00
  • Face to Face cost $99.00

Please contact the LEA administration office on (03) 9269 8615.

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Requirements

To be eligible to sit the LEA you need:
  • an eligibility letter from your Training Organisation that identifies:
    • all relevant units of competency have been achieved
    • profiling requirements have been met, OR
  • an Australian Trades Recognition Certificate, OR
  • a letter from Energy Safe Victoria, OR
  • a Supervised Worker’s Licence (L Licence) OR
  • a letter from Energy Safe Victoria (ESV), OR

When booking your LEA assessment resit, please ensure you have met the Energy Safe Victoria guidelines of waiting 2 weeks between your assessments.

Please Note: Your enrolment will not be completed until the following requirements are met:

  • One of the above eligibility requirements is provided.
  • The number of times you have sat your assessment.
  • Are you attending or have you attended a tutorial?

Please email these requirements to shortcourses@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au

On the day of your assessment, you MUST bring a copy of the eligibility letter and photo identification to show the assessor.

If you do not present a copy of the eligibility letter and photo identification to the assessor, you will NOT be permitted to sit the assessment and you will NOT be eligible for a refund

Materials

You must wear long sleeves, long pants and covered footwear as per section 9 of AS/NZS 4836:2011. If you do not wear the correct clothing, you will be denied entry.

You must bring:

  • AS/NZS 3000:2018 Wiring Rules
  • AS/NZS 3008.1.1:2017 Electrical Installations – Selection of Cables
  • Electricity Safety (General) Regulations 2019
  • AS/NZS 4836:2011 Safe working on or near low voltage electrical installations and equipment
  • AS/NZS 3012: 2019 Electrical Installations-Construction & Demolition Sites
  • The original printed copy of your eligibility letter, TRA certificate or L licence
  • photo identification
  • A recently tested Insulation Resistance Tester. The criteria for the testers is analogue, no indication for Pass or Fail, minimum of 250V/500V scale, minimum 2x continuity scales, true moving coil meter

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