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Licensing lineworkers and CPD for electrical workers

Sunday 30 August 2020 9:35pm

ESV will license lineworkers from 1 January 2021

As part of the development of the new licensing regime, ESV has released a regulatory impact statement (RIS) and the associated regulations for consultation. Read more and download both documentsExternal Link . Read the media release.External Link

Continuing professional development (CPD) for electrical workers

The 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. Read more and download both documentsExternal Link .

Have your say

Information on making a submissionExternal Link as part of the consultation process on either licensing or CPD, may be found hereExternal Link . We will be accepting submissions until September 25.

Registration of lineworkers

From September 4, we are asking lineworkers to register onlineExternal Link . 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

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