Supervised Worker's Licence - Victoria


You will require one of these licences if you intend to carry out any type electrical installation work and do not hold an Electrician's Licence. A Supervised Worker's Licence entitles the holder (in accordance with any further conditions on the licence) to carry out all electrical installation work in Victoria under the effective supervision of a licensed electrician.

If you intend to contract, or offer to contract, to carry out electrical installation work, you must also be registered as an electrical contractor.

As of 2010, Electrician (Supervised) Worker's Licences (ES Licence) and Occupiers Licences have been abolished. Individuals who currently hold either licence may still be eligible for renewal.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You must meet all the prerequisites for each criteria described in detail on the Agency's website.

You will need to meet the standard of qualifications, proficiency and experience in electrical installation work or is at least of an equivalent standard to that described in detail on the Agency's website and submit all the relevant documentation.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

It is an ongoing requirement of this licence that you comply with any conditions or obligations issued by the Agency.

It is also your responsibility to certify that the electrical installation work is completed in accordance with the Australian New Zealand Wiring Rules and any other relevant standards, that testing is completed in accordance with the legislation, regulations and Wiring Rules, and that the relevant certificate of compliance within certificates of electrical safety is signed.


Three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $260.50

Up to 3 years. Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Electricity Safety Act 1998 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Safety (General) Regulations 2019 Victoria

Electricity Safety (Registration & 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.