Lineworker's Licence - Victoria

Description

You may need this licence if you intend to carry out electrical linework. There are four specified classes of electrical linework that require a licence:

  • Distribution
  • Transmission
  • Rail Traction
  • Cable Joining.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

The required qualifications vary for each class of licence.

For class D:

  • completion of a 4 year contract of training as a lineworker that included at least 12 months experience in carrying out class D electrical linework
  • Certificate III in ESI-Power Systems-Distribution Overhead.

For class T:

  • completion of a 4 year contract of training as a lineworker that included at least 12 months experience in carrying out class T electrical linework
  • Certificate III in ESI-Power Systems-Transmission Overhead.

For class R:

  • completion of a 4 year contract of training as a lineworker that included at least 12 months experience in carrying out class R electrical linework
  • Certificate III in ESI-Power Systems-Rail Traction.

For class C:

  • completion of a 4 year contract of training as a lineworker that included at least 12 months experience in carrying out class C electrical linework
  • Certificate III in ESI-Power Systems-Distribution Cable Jointing.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description Important
Apply Application All - Fees are included in the attached resource.
Apply Application All $434.10

5 year licence. Fees for 2023-24

Important
Renew Renewal All $217.00

5 year renewal. Fees for 2023-24

Important

Forms

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Electrical Licensing Fees (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Electricity Safety Act 1998 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Safety (Registration and Licensing) Regulations 2020 Victoria

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.