Electrician's Training Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to enter into an apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship or a training course as an electrician.

As a holder of an Electrician's Training Licence, you 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.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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:

  • complete the relevant training (or a substantial part of it)
  • provide a completed copy of the Apprentice Safety Assessment Report
  • comply with the fit and proper requirements for electrical workers.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Continues until the applicant is granted an electricians licence or 3 months after the course is completed.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees are listed on the attached document.

Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 Western Australia

Application process


To obtain your licence you must submit your completed application form alongside all required documentation and the prescribed fee.

Administering agency

Department of 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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Electrical and Gas Licensing Enquiries

Building and Energy

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Mason Bird Building
Level 1
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington, Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 100
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Phone: 08 6251 2000
Email: energylicensing@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Building and Energy (Opens in new window)