In-House Electrical Installing Work Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you do not hold an Electrical Contractor Licence but operate a business and intend to use your in-house employees to carry out electrical installation work on your premises.

All your employees who will be carrying out electrical work must hold an electrician's licence and be nominated on your in-house licence. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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:

  • provide details of the type of electrical worker licence held
  • provide evidence of knowledge and technical competence of the applicant / nominee
  • ensure that you, or at least one person you employ, holds a current electrician's licence and has completed the necessary components of the Electrical Contractor Training Program
  • submit any required forms
  • pay any required fees.

If you are applying as a company you must also provide details of your company registration, and if applicable your business name registration. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the licence.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyLicence$246.00
Application$103.00

Administering agency

Department of Commerce
EnergySafety

Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Licensing Enquiries
Department of Commerce
EnergySafety


Operating address:
Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850

Phone:

1800 678 198

Phone:

08 6251 2000

Fax:

08 6251 1902
energylicensing@commerce.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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