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Training permits

Electrical work training permit allows a person to do particular training and gain the experience needed for eligibility requirements of an electrical work licence.

Permit holders may need to complete a structured on-the-job program coordinated by a supervising registered training organisation (RTO).

Your training for a qualification or statement of attainment for electrical licence eligibility must include practical assessments of competencies.

This assessment will use:

  • electrical industry endorsed training packages
  • relevant electro technology tools and equipment.

The RTO must have relevant electro technology resources for you to be deemed competent and provide you with a qualification or statement of attainment.

The following people do not need a permit to complete training:

  • electrical apprentices
  • trainees in an approved program
  • students of electrical work being supervised by teaching staff at an approved university, college or school.

Refer to section 55 of the Electrical Safety Act 2002 for more information.

Apply for an electrical work training permit.

Apply for your electrical work licence once you have acquired relevant experience.

Last updated
13 September 2019

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