You will require this licence if you intend to carry out low voltage electrical installation work relating to equipment that is connected to a fixed electrical installation, associated with your primary trade, vocation or calling (occupation) that would otherwise require the services of a registered electrical contractor or a licensed electrician.
This licence applies to people primarily engaged in a work function that relates to a type of low voltage electrical equipment specified in the following classes of work function:
- office equipment
- domestic equipment
- plumbing / gas fitting equipment
- commercial equipment
- industrial equipment
- refrigeration and air conditioning equipment
- instrumentation / process control equipment
- communications / computing equipment
- laboratory / scientific equipment.
The work must involve electrical installation work that is incidental to the primary work function.
There is two classes for restricted electrical workers licence. Class 1 includes fault finding and class 2 is disconnect / reconnect only. Please contact the Agency for more information regarding the classes.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.