Unrestricted Electrical Mechanic Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to undertake or supervise the following electrical work:

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

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

If you trained in Australia, 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
  • successfully completed a Certificate III in Electro-technology Electrician, or another approved course for electrical mechanic apprentices.

If you trained outside Australia, you must have: 

  • successfully completed a course, relevant to the Australian context, at a training organisation accredited in the place outside of Australia 
  • obtained, during that training, at least 12 months experience in the trade work of an electrical mechanic
  • been assessed by Trades Recognition Australia and issued with an Offshore Technical Skills Record in the class of 34111 Electrician (General).


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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