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About Electrogroup

Electrogroup is comprised of two industry-owned companies which are “not-for-profit”:

Electrogroup Apprentices (EGA) is a Group Training Organisation, whose core business is to recruit, employ and train electrical apprentices for careers in the electrotechnology sector;

Electrogroup Training (known as EGT) is a Registered Training Organisation which provides trade institute training for electrical apprentices, post trade electrical training for licenced electricians, pre-apprenticeship courses and a range of short courses.

Electrogroup is unique in Queensland by specialising in electrical training for the benefit of the electrotechnology industry. The prime objective is to provide safe, competent and highly skilled apprentices and tradespeople for the electrotechnology industry.

Electrogroup Apprentices (EGA) – Group Training Organisation

EGA was founded in 1998 by the Master Electricians Australia, formerly Electrical and Communications Association and the Electrical Trades Union, (ETU) focusing specifically on addressing the skills needs of employers in the electrotechnology sector.


  • is responsible for employing and training apprentices and placing them with reputable industry Host Employers.
  • acts as the apprentice’s employer to ensure the quality and continuity of their employment and training.

Additionally, EGA’s trade qualified field staff offer ongoing mentoring, support and pastoral care to their Apprentices. 97% of EGA apprentices successfully complete their training.

Electrogroup Training (EGT) – Registered Training Organisation

Electrogroup Training is industry owned and operated and was established as a not-for-profit Industry Skills Centre by the electrotechnology industry in 1999.

The specialised training on offer is predominantly for electrical apprentices for their “college” component; however, courses are also offered in:

  • Certificate IV in Electrical – Photovoltaic Systems

  • Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas — Electrical

  • Telecommunications

    • Optical Fibre
    • Coaxial and Structured Cabling
    • Upgrade Restricted to Open Registration
    • Open Cabler Registration
    • Restricted Cabler Registration
    • Combined Coax, Structured and Optical Fibre
  • Test and Tag

  • Work Safely at Heights

  • CPR & Low Voltage Switchboard Rescue

Refer to the Scope of Registration for the full list of qualifications and competencies delivered.

ISO Accredited Quality Certificate and 10 Year Milestone 2013 eCert