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Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (EAS)

This course includes practical skills assessment required for Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (EAS) Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) class of registration. Candidates can opt for a EAS or EAS endorsed to disconnect and connect class of registration. The course includes safety training (an approved First aid course) and offers preparation for theory exam required for this class of registration.

Overview

This course includes practical skills assessment required for Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (EAS) -endorsed to disconnect and reconnect- class of Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) registration. An option to complete the EAS class of registration without the endorsement is also on offer. The course includes safety training (an approved First aid course) and offers preparation for the theory exam required for this class of registration.
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (EAS) work ranges from repairing a household appliance to maintaining gaming machines. The workers with EAS endorsed to disconnect and reconnect class are also permitted to disconnect these appliances from permanent connection units. 

Further details on course content can be found on the EWRB website under Teaching Guidelines

This course is for

Electrical workers who need to be assessed in a number of practical skills, revise the theory and complete First aid course,  as set out by the EWRB as a partial requirement for Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (endorsed to disconnect and reconnect) class of registration. Candidate can opt for EAS class without the endorsement.

  • For complete registration requirements, please contact EWRB.
  • For examination, please contact ASPEQ.

The outcome of this course

Upon successful completion, Unitec will submit your practical assessment record to EWRB and confirm your eligibility to sit an examination to the EWRB examination provider, ASPEQ.

Course details

Prerequisites

Before you enrol, please confirm with EWRB that you meet entitlement criteria for this class of registration.

Fees

  • Electrical Appliance Servicepersons(S185):  Domestic $ 1,129.76, International $ 1,220.00
  • Electrical Appliance Serviceperson- endorsed to disconnect and reconnect (S186) : Domestic $980.91, International $1,061.86 

Note:

  • The above fee is inclusive of 15% GST and Student Services fee but does not include the EWRB/ASPEQ exam fee.
  • International applicants may need insurance for this short course. Please see our Insurance page for more information

Class Schedule

A student who has enrolled in Electrical Appliance Serviceperson(EAS) or Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (EAS)- endorsed to disconnect and reconnect would follow the below class schedule

Please see below for upcomming classes 

How to apply

Please click the “Apply Now” button below and under Short Course in Electrotechnology select Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (EAS) course.

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Minimum Enrolment Number

12 students

Unitec reserves the right to cancel this class when the minimum enrolled number is not met. Should this occur, you will be notified before the intake closure.  Please check if your class is running, before you make any travel arrangements.

Maximum Enrolment Number

Unitec holds the right to stop the enrolment when the number of students enrolled in EWRB short courses reaches the capacity of the assigned Trades building laboratory.

List of tools and PPE gear required for the course

To attend the course, you must have required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) gear, which includes electrical safety (capped) footwear and safety glasses. We recommend that you bring your toolbox, which must include (but not limited to):

  • Tester
  • Wire strippers
  • Phillips screwdrivers
  • Flat blade screwdrivers
  • Diagonal (Side) cutters
  • Electrician’s pliers

Up Comming Classes


ETEC/S185 & S186/2367 & 2369- Class From 17th to 21st of Apr 2023

Description Activity Type Name Dates Start Time End Time Scheduled Days Location 
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 17/04/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Monday 108-2055
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 18/04/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Tuesday 108-2055
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 19/04/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Wednesday 108-2055
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 20/04/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Thursday 108-2055
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 21/04/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Friday 170-1049 &108-2055

ETEC/S185 & S186/6377 & 6380- - Class From 17th to 21st of July 2023

Description Activity Type Name Dates  Start Time End Time Scheduled Days Location 
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 17/07/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Monday 108-2062
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 18/07/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Tuesday 108-2062
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 19/07/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Wednesday 108-2062
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 20/07/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Thursday 108-2062
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 21/07/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Friday 170-1049 & 108-2062

ETEC/S185 & S186/6378 & 6381- Class From 27th of Nov to 1st of Dec 2023

Description Activity Type Name Dates Start Time End Time Scheduled Days Location
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 27/11/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Monday 108-2055
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 28/11/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Tuesday 108-2055
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 29/11/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Wednesday 108-2055
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 30/11/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Thursday 108-2055
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 1/12/2023 8:30 am 4:30 pm Friday 170-1049 &108-2055

 


ETEC/S185 & S186/6379 & 6382- Class From 4th of Oct to 6th of Dec 2023 - Block Course

Description Activity Type Name Dates  Start Time End Time Scheduled Days Location 
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Lecture 4/10/2023 - 6/12/2023 5:30 pm 09:30 pm Wednesday 108-2055

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