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Continuing Professional Development (Tasmania)

If you are an electrical worker in Tasmania, you are required to maintain and develop your skills and knowledge through ongoing learning activities, referred to as Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

The CPD has to be proven when you apply to renew your licence. This is to demonstrate that you have enough CPD related to your vocation.

required points

As an electrical practitioner, you require an average of 12 points per year, which equates to a minimum of 36 points for your 3 year licence.

Training and points value

If you are participating in Nationally Recognised Training delivered by an RTO, then you will attain 1 point per hour with a maximum of 6 points in a day.

Nationally Accredited Training delivered by an RTO 1 point per nominal hour, as stated in the course or unit of competency or by the RTO (maximum 6 points per day)

Competency Training courses and points

Competency Training is now offering the following courses in Tasmania. Below is a tally of points that can be attained through attending one of these courses. View our course calendar for dates. If public dates are not available, please contact us for company courses.

Training course Duration Location Points
Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas 4 Days Hobart, Launceston or Company location 24 Points
Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas – Refresher 2 Days Hobart, Launceston or Company location 12 Points
EEHA – Classification and Design 5 Days Hobart, Launceston or Company location 30 Points
EEHA – Classification 3 Days Hobart, Launceston or Company location 18 Points
High Voltage Switching Operations 4 Days Company location 24 Points
High Voltage Switching – Refresher 2 Days Company location 12 Points

To find out more about CPD, visit the Department of Justice website. Click here.