Electrical work licence - Queensland


You will need this licence to perform electrical work. There are various classes of electrical licences that can be granted, which will determine the scope of works that you are permitted to undertake.

The following classes of electrical work licences may be issued:

  • electrical mechanic licence
  • electrical linesperson licence
  • electrical fitter licence
  • electrical jointer licence
  • restricted electrical work licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You must have the relevant qualification for the stated electrical work.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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View a full list of electrical and work health and safety fees here.

Other resources

Application process


To apply for this licence, you will need to complete an application form and submit it to council with the appropriate fee.

Administering agency

Office of Industrial Relations

Electrical Safety Office

Contact details

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