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25G01360 Safe Working Practice Assessment (SWP)

Course description

The Safe Working Practice (SWP) is one of three components of the Licensed Electrician
Assessment (LEA) that must be successfully completed when making application to Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) for an Electrical Workers Licence.

Assessment requirements:

All candidates will be supplied with the necessary tools and equipment and must wear the appropriate clothing, including safety shoes or boots and a pair of LV gloves, during the assessment.

From January 1st 2019 all candidates must present to the assessment with a pair of insulated LV rubbers gloves with a minimum rating of 650 volts and a pair of leather outers for mechanical protection.

All candidates are required to supply their own Insulation Resistance and Continuity Tester for this assessment and must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a true moving coil instrument
  • Must be an analogue meter
  • No pass/fail indication
  • Minimum of 2 continuity scales ?/M?
  • Minimum of 2 voltage scales 250v/500v


To be eligible to sit the SWP assessment, all candidates must provide the enrolling officer a sighted copy of their Authority to Sit from the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) where the Certificate III in Electrotechnology training was undertaken.

All eligible candidates must present to the assessment with photo ID and their Authority to Sit. For further information please contact the Assessment Coordinator, Lance Irwin on (03) 5246 6069 or email

Please Note:
To make an application for an Electrical Workers Licence, candidates must apply directly to Energy Safe Victoria with all relevant documents and fees. Check the ESV website for details.

You must be over 18 years old to attend.

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To enquire about this course, please contact Customer Service on (03) 5225 0800.

Date published: 25/01/2023 2:00:08 PM