Electrical Switchgear Workers Licence - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to carry out electrical installation work that is limited to the assembly, alteration, repair and maintenance of switchgear and controlgear assemblies.

Switchgear and controlgear assembly means switching devices together with associated equipment such as internal electrical, mechanical and structural parts. It must be assembled under the responsibility of a manufacturer.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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, you must:

  • have completed a four year contract of training as an electrical fitter that has included twelve months experience in carrying out electrical switchgear fitting work
  • hold a Certificate III in Switchgear and Controlgear
  • have completed the Licensed Switchgear Worker's Assessment
  • holder other equivalent education specified by the Agency.

To be granted this licence you must meet all the criteria specified by the Agency.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $411.71

Includes a non-refundable $70 application fee (Five year licence). Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Renewal All $205.85 Renewal for 5 years. Fees for 2019-20.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Electricity Safety Act 1998 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Safety (Registration & Licensing) Regulations 2010 Victoria

Additional information

This licence is subject to availability by the Agency. To contract for profit and reward, you will also need to be registered as a electrical contractor. Please consult the responsible agency for more information.

Administering agency

Energy Safe Victoria

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing

Energy Safe Victoria

Operating address: Level 5
4 Riverside Quay
Southbank, Victoria 3006
Mailing address: PO BOX 262
Collins Street West, Victoria 8007
Toll Free: 1800 815 721
Email: licensing@energysafe.vic.gov.au
Website: Energy Safe Victoria (Opens in new window)