Business nominee courses and qualifications
Below is a list of courses accepted by ESV as meeting the requirements for a person to be responsible for the business management and administration of electrical contracting work.
This list of courses is not a complete list and other courses may be acceptable.
To be accepted a course must cover the majority of the following aspects of running a business.
Formal processes to meet technical, managerial, occupational and workplace relations obligations in a contracting business including:
- Project Management Factors influencing the performance of a contracting business
- Regulations for electrical work
- Assessing and mitigating risk
- Legal options for the business structure
- Focus of the business
- Legal rights and responsibilities
- Insurance requirements
- Preparing marketing plans
- Profit margins
|EA 102||Establishing a Contracting Business|
|S130017||Registered Electrical Contractors Course|
|ETF13 *||Registered Electrical Contractors Course|
|VBQU451 *||Conduct an electrical contracting business|
|VU21527 *||Conduct an electrical contracting business|
|VU22723||Prepare to set up and operate an electrical contracting business|
|NECREC001||Registered Electrical Contractors Course (NECA Course)|
|CFU001||Registered Electrical Contractors Course (Centre for U)|
|B340EL06||Establishing an Electrical Contracting Business|
|UEENEEG075A *||Develop compliance policies and plans to conduct a contracting business|
|UEENEEG175A *||Develop compliance policies and plans to conduct a contracting business|
|UEEEL0040||Develop compliance policies and plans to conduct an electrical contracting business|
|BSB40407 *||Certificate IV in Small Business Management|
|BSB40415 *||Certificate IV in Small Business Management|
|BSB42615 *||Certificate IV in New Small Business|
|BSB42618 *||Certificate IV in New Small Business|
|BSB40320||Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business|
|BSB60407 *||Advanced Diploma of Management|
|BSB61015 *||Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management|
|BSB60420||Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management|
|BSB50215 *||Diploma of Business|
|BSB50120||Diploma of Business|
|BSB50401 *||Diploma of Business Management|
|BSB51107 *||Diploma of Management and finance for non-finance managers|
|BSB51915 *||Diploma of Leadership and Management|
|BSB51918 *||Diploma of Leadership and Management|
|BSB50420||Diploma of Leadership and Management|
|University Degrees||Bachelor or Masters of Business (Accounting)|
|University Degrees||Bachelor or Masters of Business (Administration)|
|University Degrees||Bachelor or Masters of Business|
|University Degree||Bachelor of Commerce accept all streams|
|University Degree||Master of Business and Technology|
|University Degree||Bachelor of Economics with the Bachelor of Laws|
Note: Course codes marked with an * are superseded courses. While they may be no longer available for new enrolments, ESV will still accept them for REC business nominee registration purposes.
If the business supervisors does not hold the above qualification, they may also apply under experience.
Evidence is required demonstrating that the nominated business supervisor has managed an electrical contracting business for a minimum of five years or more. In this instance, a detailed account of the experience on a separate sheet is required to be submitted with the nomination form.
Contact our Licensing team
If you have questions about qualifying business nominees, you can contact our licensing team in the following ways:
- Complete our contact us form.
- Via the ‘ask a question’ portal on ESVConnect.
- Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and your query will be attended to as soon as possible.
- Contact our Licensing and Registration team directly on 1800 815 721 between the following hours:
|Monday, Thursday, Friday — 9:00am to 4:00pm|
|Tuesday — 12:30pm to 4:00pm|
|Wednesday — 9:00am to 12:30pm|