Over the past few months ECA WA has been working with Building and Energy, providing feedback on proposed changes to the Electrical (Licensing) Regulations 1991, particularly in relation to apprentice supervision.
Building and Energy have officially launched the Electricity (Licensing) Amendment Regulations (No.3) 2018 and we are happy to say that much of our feedback was taken on board.
As we have advised members previously, changes to supervision requirements came into effect on 8 June 2018 and thus apply now.
The following is a brief summary of the changes and is by no means a comprehensive summary nor a substitute for reading the changes in full yourself and/or seeking your own advice:
It is vitally important that everyone understands these new supervision requirements. To assist, Building and Energy have updated their guidelines for apprentices and for electrical workers:
If you have any further queries, please contact Stuart Diepeveen via firstname.lastname@example.org or (08) 6241 6100.