Electrical Switchgear Workers Licence - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to carry out electrical installation work that is limited to the assembly, alteration, repair and maintenance of switchgear and controlgear assemblies.

Switchgear and controlgear assembly means switching devices together with associated equipment such as internal electrical, mechanical and structural parts. It must be assembled under the responsibility of a manufacturer.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • have completed a 4 year contract of training as an electrical fitter that has included 12 months experience in carrying out electrical switchgear fitting work
  • hold a Certificate III in Switchgear and Controlgear
  • have completed the Licensed Switchgear Worker's Assessment.

You will also be granted this licence if you have qualifications, proficiency and experience to equivalent standards to the conditions listed above.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Electrical Switchgear Worker's Licence - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Additional information

This licence is subject to availability by the Agency. Please consult the responsible agency for more information.

Administering agency

Energy Safe Victoria

Act(s) name

Electricity Safety Act 1998 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Safety (Registration & Licensing) Regulations 2010 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Section
Energy Safe Victoria


Operating address:
Level 5, Building 2
4 Riverside Quay
Southbank Victoria 3006
Mailing address:
PO Box 262
Collins Street West Victoria 8007

Phone:

1800 815 721
licensing@esv.vic.gov.au

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