Electrical Service Technician

Electrical Service Technician

This one-week block course allows people to get their Electrical Service Technician registration. You'll be able to connect and disconnect and service three-phase fixed wire appliances up to 1000V.

What you will learn

  • This course will instruct applicants to the level required by the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) for their theory examinations and practical assessments
  • Study basic electrical theory for working with equipment up to 400V
  • Complete electrical testing
  • Cover electrical circuits, conductors and insulators
  • Learn earthing arrangements
  • Carry out maintenance on three-phase electrical motors
  • Apply safe working practices 

Course-related costs

EWRB Examination Application Fee: $166.75

EWRB Practical Assessment Fee: $85.00 

Course materials

It is recommended that students bring a copy of ASNZ3000:2007.

Access to electronic copies of companion standards is recommended.

Entry requirements

Have completed an EAS course or have EAS Registration.

Please upload proof of your EAS, valid First Aid Certificate and EWRB license as part of your Online Application in the Additional Information section.

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Last updated: 20/6/2024

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