Associated Tradesperson

This course is for soon-to-be registered or fully registered Plumbers and/or Gasfitters wanting to carry out prescribed electrical work, such as water heater installation and waste disposal servicing.

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Topics Covered:

  • First Aid & CPR Safe electrical practice
  • Electrical Systems
  • Cables
  • Electrical Legislation
  • Practical electrical work – including testing of plumbing and gasfitting appliances up to 250 volts
  • Connection and disconnection of electrical fittings
  • Testing and certification of appliances and equipment

Outcome of Course

After successful completion of the practical assessment and EWRB examination, you may apply to the EWRB for your practicing licence.


Prerequisite Requirements

You should already be Registered as a Plumber and/or Gasfitter with the PGDB to participate in this course. You may be able to enrol in this course if you are not yet registered, but you will not be officially licensed until your PGDB registration is confirmed by the EWRB.

Student journey to obtaining a licence

To receive your practicing Associated Tradesperson licence you will need to complete the following process.

Please make sure you are following all the steps by enrolling in every course below. 

Associated Tradesperson Course 1 DAY EWRB e-learning module 1-day block course Competence Programme Apply for Registration Apply for Licence Apply for registration and practicing licence to EWRB 3 DAY 50 hours approx. of pre study 3-day block course Exam with Aspeq PGDB Plumber or Gasfitter Registration Plumber Gasfitter

Course Structure

50 hours approx. of self-study followed by

3-day block course of theory & practical work – Wednesday to Friday from 8.30am to 4.30pm

+ examination day

Course Cost
$995 GST Incl.
Course cost is all inclusive of the external ASPEQ examination fee and legislative materials required for the examination.

*Note prices are inclusive of GST and are subject to change without notice.

Course Date(s)
These courses run on-demand on a regular basis. If no course dates are showing, please contact us at admin@etec.test or 09 573-1964 for available dates


After the completion of your block course, E-tec will organise your examination booking through ASPEQ at a time and date convenient for you.


Course Enrolment

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