Electrician's Training Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to become an electrician. Electrician's training licence holders may only undertake electrical work when under the supervision of a fully licensed electrician. Electrical work includes electrical installation work, electrical fitting work and electrical equipment work.

Service type


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:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • be satisfactorily assessed in relation to safety
  • have entered into an approved apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship course or electrician's training course.


Continues until the applicant is granted an electrician's licence or three months after the course is completed.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader

Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Partnership, Sole Trader Building and Energy Fee Schedule - Electrical - PDF (Opens in new window)
Comply Sole Trader Fit and Proper Guidelines for Electrical Workers (Opens in new window)
Comply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Licensing of Electrical Workers and Electrical Contractors (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

Contact details

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