The Restricted Electrical Worker’s Licence entitles the holder to carry out low voltage electrical installation work relating to Composite Appliances connected to a fixed electrical installation, associated with their primary trade, vocation or occupation and would otherwise require the services of a registered electrical contractor or a licensed electrician.

The Restricted Electrical Worker’s Licence entitles the holder to carry out electrical installation work involving disconnection and reconnection of equipment as indicated on the licence, as follows:

Composite appliances

Note that in order to undertake fault finding, ESV will require you to complete unit of competency for fault finding as well as the unit required for disconnect/reconnect being the Restricted Electrical Worker’s Licence course.

If you are unsure that you will complete the Restricted Electrical Worker’s course, before enrolling, email the ESV Licensing Section to determine if you are eligible. Email your information and details to, for a written response in relation to your particular situation.

Include the following information in your request:

Copy of Trade Certificate or Qualifications in the area in which you work, which must support your primary trade, vocation or callingA detailedletter of support from your current employer, or if self-employed, demonstrate the need and requirement for this licence, which details: Tasks to be undertaken as a result of holding the licence

What tasks are required for you to undertake your primary trade, vocation or calling

What equipment will be disconnected/reconnected

What voltage is applicable to such equipment


National Code 0008ETF82
Study Areas Electrical
Study Level Short Course

Frank Zahra

Completion of unit UEENEEP017A. Covers disconnecting and reconnecting Composite Appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring. It encompasses working safely, identifying supply arrangements, following isolation procedures, selecting and using testing and measuring devices, terminating and connecting cables and conductors, safely testing and reporting.

The unit coverage excludes disconnecting or reconnecting circuits at a switchboard or to general electrical accessories (including switches, socket outlets, circuit protective devices etc); or installation of or alteration to any part of the fixed electrical wiring system

Must hold restricted Electrical Workers Licence Class 2.

All materials are provided

Last updated: July 24, 2019 03:31pm