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Electrician's licence (A Grade)

Information about the electrician's licence (A Grade).

About the Electrician's (A Grade) licence

You can perform electrical installation work in Victoria as a holder of this licence – without supervision.

A Grade Electrician's licence card sample

This licence allows you to perform electrical installation work as an employee.

This licence does not allow you to contract for electrical installation work for profit or reward.

You must also be a Registered Electrical Contractor to carry out work for profit or reward. This means you hold a Registered Electrical Contractors (REC) registration.

For more information, visit our page dedicated to REC registration:

Registered Electrical Contractors

Requirements

You may apply for an Electrician's (A Grade) licence under one of the categories below.

You can create a user profile and check your eligibility with ESVConnect.

Electrical apprentice pathway

Submission checklist

  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
  • Evidence of 12 months' electrical installation work experience
  • LEA results letter
  • Application fee

Sample documents

  • This list of qualifications apply to apprentices under a contract of training.

    UEE 30820

    Certificate III Electrotechnology Electrician (UEE20)

    UEE 30811

    Certificate III, Electrotechnology, Electrician (UEE11)

    UEE 30807

    Certificate III, Electrotechnology, Electrician (UEE07)

    UEE 30806

    Certificate III, Electrotechnology, Electrician (UEE06)

    UTE 31199

    Certificate III, Electrotechnology, Systems Electrician (UTE99)

    Certificate III – Electrical (Electrician)

    Certificate of Proficiency – Electrical Mechanic

    Certificate of Proficiency – Electrical Mechanics

Our dedicated section for electrical apprentices:

Electrical apprentices


ES licence pathway

Submission checklist

  • Electrician (Supervised) Licence (ES)
  • Evidence of 12 months of electrical installation work experience
  • LEA results letter
  • Application fee


Electrical fitter pathway

Submission checklist

  • Supervised Worker's Licence (L)
  • Completed 4-year contract of training as an electrical fitter
  • Evidence of 12 months of electrical installation work experience
  • LEA results letter
  • Application fee


Interstate pathway

For electrical workers from another state in Australia.


New Zealand pathway

For electrical workers from New Zealand.


International pathway

Fees

Refer to our Licensing fees

Note:

  • Application fees include a $70 non-refundable administration component.
  • Application fees are due when you submit your licence application.
  • Energy Safe requires credit card payment.

Date: 22/04/2024 22:10

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Reviewed 10 April 2024

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