In-House Electrical Installing Work Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you do not hold an Electrical Contractor Licence but operate a business and intend to use your in-house employees to carry out electrical installation work on your premises.

All your employees who will be carrying out electrical work must hold an electrician's licence and be nominated on your in-house licence.

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:

  • provide details of the type of electrical worker licence held
  • provide evidence of knowledge and technical competence of the applicant / nominee
  • ensure that you, or at least one person you employ, holds a current electrician's licence and has completed the necessary components of the Electrical Contractor Training Program.

If you are applying as a company you must also provide details of your company registration, and if applicable your business name registration.

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


As specified on the licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees are listed on the application form.

Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 Western Australia

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
Website: Building and Energy (Opens in new window)