If you hold an unrestricted electrician licence, you can apply to be endorsed to undertake interval metering work.
When this endorsement is needed
Businesses that intend to provide and advertise for metering services (i.e. doing or supervising interval metering work) will need to hold the appropriate electrical licence and include their licence number in their advertising.
To be able to offer a metering service, corporations and partnerships that hold an ACT electrical contractor licence will need to appoint a nominee who has the licence endorsement to perform interval metering work.
If your business is advertising to arrange metering services for people but not to provide them directly, you do not need to hold a licence but must indicate in any advertising that you will not be providing the service and will contract licensed and endorsed practitioners to undertake the work.
To be eligible, you have to successfully complete the following units of competency provided by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO):
- UEENEEG171A – Install, set up and commission interval metering (or the equivalent units UEENEEG071A, UEENEEG071B, UEENEEG071C, or a unit recognised on the national training register as a unit that supersedes and is equivalent to UEENEEG171A)
- UETTDRIS60A – Install and replace power system energy meters and associated equipment (or a unit recognised on the national training register as a unit that supersedes and is equivalent to UETTDRIS60A).
Find RTOs who can deliver the training at www.training.gov.au.
You may be eligible for endorsement if, no more than three years prior to date of application, you:
- held an accreditation as a service provider under the NSW Electricity Supply (Safety and Network Management) Regulation 2014, where the accreditation included the provision of interval metering work OR
- were registered under the accreditation of an accredited service provider under the NSW Electricity Supply (Safety and Network Management) Regulation 2014, and the registration included the provision of interval metering work.
How to apply
To start your endorsement application, collect your evidence and review the fees. Then complete and lodge:
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