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Key info

  • An electrical restricted licence allows you to carry out limited electrical work, such as refrigeration and air conditioning, motors, and composite equipment.
  • You will need an electrical restricted licence if you need to carry out some electrical work as a part of your normal work duties.
  • If your renewal is successful, you get confirmation within 21 days.
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    Please visit Consumer, Building and Occupational Services to renew an electrical restricted licence

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    About renewing an electrical restricted licence

    You must renew your electrical restricted licence to continue to carry out some limited electrical work which is necessary for your normal work duties.

    Categories of an electrical restricted licence include:

    • refrigeration and air conditioning
    • instrumentation and control
    • electronics
    • water heaters
    • composite equipment
    • control devices
    • gas appliances
    • motors
    • explosion protection equipment.

    If you completed your training more than 3 years ago, you must contact TasTAFE or another registered training organisation to complete further training.

    Contact Consumer, Building and Occupational Services to find out about further training.

    How to renew

    What you need to renew

    You must provide:

      If you need a new photo to finalise your renewal, you must visit a service centre with proof of identity documents.

      Can I renew?

      You must:

      • be a fit and proper (PDF, 147KB) person
      • have explained why you need a restricted licence (a letter from your employer or a Statutory Declaration if you are self-employed)
      • have the relevant qualifications, training, competencies and experience for the type of electrical work you want to do.

      Proving your identity

      You do not need to prove your identity.

      How much it costs

      Occupational licenceOne year licenceThree year licence

      Practitioner

      No licence option

      $357

      Contractor

      $561

      No licence option

      Provisional

      $255

      No licence option

      Secondary fee

      $170

      $170

      Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

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      More Information

      • Electrical restricted licence holders do not need an electrical contracting licence.

      Please visit Consumer, Building and Occupational Services for more information on renewing an electrical restricted licence.