ESV will license lineworkers from 1 January 2021As part of the development of the new licensing regime, ESV has released a regulatory impact statement (RIS) and the associated regulations for consultation. .
Continuing professional development (CPD) for electrical workersThe RIS and proposed regulations also enable a continuing professional development (CPD) requirement for electrical workers. The first courses under this scheme are expected by 2022. .
Have your sayInformation on as part of the consultation process on either licensing or CPD, may be found . We will be accepting submissions until September 25.
Registration of lineworkersFrom September 4, we are . All lineworkers who register with ESV before 1 January 2021 will receive their first licence at no cost. Charges may be applied to applications made after this date.
Reviewed 14 December 2022