Unrestricted Electrical Mechanic and Fitter Work Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to carry out or supervise electrical work. An unrestricted electrical mechanic and fitter licence allows the licence holder to undertake all electrical work, including:

  • installing or changing an electrical installation or electric line
  • maintaining, repairing and connecting an item of electrical equipment to a source of electricity
  • making, operating, testing or repairing electrical equipment.

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 have:

  • completed an apprenticeship under the Training and Skills Development Act 2016
  • obtained, during that apprenticeship at least 12 months experience in the trade work of an electrical mechanic, and at least 12 months experience in the trade work of an electrical fitter
  • successfully completed the course of instruction for a Certificate III in Electro-technology Electrician, or another approved course for electrical mechanic apprentices. 

If you currently hold an unrestricted electrical mechanic licence, you may be eligible for this licence if: 

  • you can demonstrate to the Electrical Safety Regulator by examination that you have sufficient knowledge of the trade of electrical fitter or; 
  • can demonstrate at least 12 months experience in the trade work of an electrical fitter.


Up to 5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $493.00

Fees for 2024-25

Renew Renewal All $493.00

Fees for 2024-25

Act(s) name

Electrical Safety Act 2022 Northern Territory

Regulation(s) name

Electrical Safety Regulations 2024 Northern Territory

Administering agency

Department of the Attorney-General and Justice

NT WorkSafe

Contact details

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