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Licence to Repair of Flexible Reeling, Feeder and Trailing Cables - New South Wales


You will need this licence if you intend to repair flexible reeling, feeder and trailing cables for use in hazardous zones at a coal mine.

Every coal mine is required to have an electrical management plan. The plan must include provision for the repair of flexible reeling, trailing and feeder cables. These repair works must only be repaired at licensed facilities.

A licensed facility must also have at least one accredited cable repair signatory. A cable repair signatory is a person who has been verified as competent in the repair of cables and the inspection and replacement of parts of cable fittings.

Hazardous zones include:

  • a return airway in a mine
  • certain parts of the intake airway in a ventilation district in a mine
  • parts of a mine in which there is a methane concentration of 1.25 per cent or greater in the general body of air.

Service type


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 ensure that:

  • your cable repair workshop has a quality management system that complies with AS / NZS ISO 9001, which has been certified by a JAS-ANZ accredited body, or a signatory to the IAF MLA
  • you have a nominated management representative at your capable repair workshop
  • you employ at least one Cable Repair Signatory at your workshop.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1700.00

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2022 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Regional NSW

Resources Regulator

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.