Electrical Inspector's Licence - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to inspect electrical installation work. The electrical installation work may be one of respective classes of prescribed electrical installation work or for non-prescribed electrical installation work. The license may also give credibility for a person when assessing electrical installations for safety in addition to inspections carried out to regulatory requirements.

There are four types of inspectors licenses:

  • Class G (low voltage installations)
  • Class H (electrical equipment installed in hazardous areas)
  • Class V (high voltage installations)
  • Class M (fixed electrical equipment in a patient area).

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

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 for this licence, you must:

  • have the qualifications, experience, competency and proficiency for the relevant class of licence being applied for
  • documentary evidence of competency and examination results (where applicable)
  • pay the relevant fee
  • all applicants must complete the Theory and Practical Assessments currently held by Epic Training Board for the Theory requirements and ESV for the Practical Assessments.

Ongoing Eligibility Requirements

A licensed electrical inspector must not inspect prescribed electrical installation work if he/she was involved with the installation of that work, or if he/she is a registered electrical contractor engaged to carry out the work.

The inspector must sign the certificate of inspection within the certificate of electrical safety certifying that the prescribed electrical installation work carried out, or supervised, by the licensed electrician meets all the requirements of the legislation and regulations.

Duration

1 year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative $588.00

Five year licence, includes a $70 non-refundable application fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Renew Renewal Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative $282.00

Five years. Fees for 2017-18.

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.

Licensing Section

Operating address: Level 5, Building 2
4 Riverside Quay
Southbank Victoria 3006
Mailing address: PO Box 262
Collins Street West Victoria 8007
Phone: 1800 815 721
Email: licensing@esv.vic.gov.au
Website: http://www.esv.vic.gov.au (Opens in new window)