About this course

Undertaking this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain competencies to supervise selection, installation, commissioning maintenance and testing of explosion-protected equipment and systems for control and monitoring of plant and processes. The qualification provides competencies in working with explosion protection techniques with electives in how they apply to coal mining, gas and dust atmospheres. It includes ERAC requirements for an ‘Electrician’s licence’ and competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain stand alone renewable energy equipment and systems. 


Skills Lab will provide you with the opportunity to learn from real life examples and insights, as we are a wholly owned subsidiary of SAGE Group of Companies and are sister company to SAGE Automation.  As such, you will have access to current practices and learnings on world leading training platforms.


Prerequisites: UEE30811 / UEE30820 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician, or a full Australian electrical licence.

Course duration

Flexible, pending your availability and how quickly you can move through the learning modules. We envisage the average training will take 6 - 12 months, however learners have up to 2 years to complete the course.

Delivery options

Training and assessment will be by flexible delivery combing self-paced blended learning, one-on-one learning, lab/site based performance activities and a workplace log book. This course is offered in QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS, SA, NT and WA.


$7250. Fees will be structured into 3 separate payments spread across the course duration.

Course dates

Courses commence anytime using our blended learning approach and the workload is self-paced but facilitated.  For specific dates on the lab/site based performance aspects or for any further information, please contact us via the link below.


Funding available 

All Skills Lab courses are offered nationally however funding differs from state to state. Please see the links below for the state that you live or work in:



For further information about this course, please download our brochure.