An electrical licence is required before any electrical wiring work can be undertaken in NSW, regardless of the cost of the work and regardless of whether the work is residential, commercial or industrial. To find out more check out this NSW Fair Trading web site page:
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
A licence from Fair Trading is required before any air-conditioning and/or refrigeration work can be undertaken in NSW, regardless of the cost of the work and regardless of whether the work is residential, commercial or industrial. To find out more check out this NSW Fair Trading web site page:
Tradespeople handling refrigerants will also need to obtain a Commonwealth Government refrigerant handling licence through the Australian Refrigeration Council. For more information, visit their website at www.arctick.org or call 1300 88 44 83.
Accredited Service Provider (ASP) Scheme and contestable works
The following NSW Resources & Energy web site page will provide you with information about the NSW Authorised Service Provider Scheme and the types of contestable works:
Sydney Industry Electrical Safety Network
SIESN is a network of organisations and individuals with a common interest of protecting their workers from electrical risks. Their aim is to keep electrical operators safe at work and to keep their clients safe. This means pursuing safety improvements and preventing any injury or illness. The following link has a great deal of information on Workplace health and Safety that employers, Trainers and individuals may find helpful:
Training Services NSW
Training Services NSW in the NSW Department of Industry is responsible for government-funded vocational education and training (VET) in NSW. The NSW Department of Industry leads strategic policy, planning, funding, regulation and advice on VET to support economic, regional and community development.
Training Services NSW is responsible for the implementation of funded programs, including Smart and Skilled, apprenticeships and traineeships and adult and community education. It undertakes contract management of approved Smart and Skilled training providers and implements quality assurance and performance monitoring to achieve the best possible outcomes for students.