Qualified Technical Person (QTP) and Qualified Business Person (QBP)

The Queensland Electrical Contractor Qualified Technical Person (QTP) and Qualified Business Person (QBP) skill sets are essential industry requirements.

In Queensland, all electrical work performed by a licensed electrical contractor must be performed or supervised by a qualified technical person (QTP) who is endorsed on the licence. The QTP must be either an employee of the electrical contractor, member of the partnership, or an executive officer of the corporation.

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to apply currency of safe working practice, to conduct compliance inspection of single-phase low voltage (LV) electrical installation and needed to conduct compliance inspection of low voltage (LV) electrical installation with demand exceeding 100 ampere (A) per phase.

For more information about the role of Qualified Technical Person (QTP) please visit the Worksafe Queensland website.

The Qualified Business Person (QBP) assists with the development and maintenance of business systems and processes that ensure the economic viability and risk management relevant to conducting electrical work. The QBP must be either an employee of the electrical contractor, member of the partnership, or an executive officer of the corporation.

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to be able to apply work health and safety regulations and codes of practices within an electrical workplace, undertake tasks associated to developing compliance policies and plans to conduct and electrical contracting business, identify and comply with legal and risk management requirements of the business or new business venture, including negotiating, creating and planning for legal contracts used within the business, where required.

On successfully completing the relevant units of competency, a Statement of Attainment will be issued to enable an Electrical Contractor to nominate a QTP and QBP on their Queensland Electrical Contractors Licence.

 

Units of Competency

Qualified Technical Person (QTP)

  • UEEEL0002 — Apply currency of safe working practices and compliance verification of electrical installations ($450.00)
  • UEEEL0030 — Conduct compliance inspection of single phase LV electrical installations ($400.00)
  • UEEEL0029 — Conduct compliance inspection of LV electrical installations with demand exceeding 100 A per phase ($400.00)

Qualified Business Person (QBP)

  • UEECD0007 — Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace ($330.00)
  • UEEEL0040 — Develop compliance policies and plans to conduct an electrical contracting business ($450.00)
  • BSBESB402 — Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures ($200.00)

Please note you may not be required to complete unit of competency BSBESB402 if you hold a business qualification of diploma level or higher (e.g. Bachelor of Business), or can provide evidence of having operated a business for at least five years. (A statutory declaration from an accountant or equivalent may be required.

Learn more → WorkSafe Queensland

Course Fees

  • QTP – $1,250.00
  • QBP – $980.00

Please note, if you already hold units in these courses, fees may be less. Refer to individual unit costs above.

Pre-Requisites

You must provide evidence upon enrolment, of holding a current ‘unrestricted’ electrical work licence from any state or territory of Australia to ensure the pre-requisites of the QTP units have been complied with.

You must hold at least a current Queensland electrical mechanic work licence when applying to the Queensland Safety Office for the Contractor licence.

Licence & Regulatory Requirements/Information

The WorkSafe Queensland has more information around the requirements to have this endorsement added to an Electrical Contractor Licence → visit WorkSafe Queensland website.

Course Duration

12 months to complete

Delivery Method

Blended – online (self-paced) via Learning Management System – (Canvas), and 1-2 days face to face (practical).

During the entire program you will have access to your trainer via phone or email during normal business hours, should you have any questions throughout completing the course.

Delivery Location

  • Online – own location, home, workplace.
  • Practical component – Banyo Campus 17 Armada Place, Banyo.

Resources Required

Access to a laptop / computer, stable internet connection and a current email address.

It is also recommended you have access to AS/NZS 3000 (known as the Electrical Wiring Rules); AS/NZS 3018, AS/NZS 3012, AS/NZS 3017, AS/NZS 3019.

Funding options

There is no Government Funding available for this course.

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