Occupational Licensing (High Voltage Electrical Work – Certification and Energisation) Code of Practice 2021 - Have your say
Changes are proposed that will establish an Occupational Licensing (High Voltage Electrical Work – Certification and Energisation) Code of Practice 2021 and the Occupational Licensing (Approved Forms – Electrical) Determination 2021.
Compared with the current guidance, the following areas have been revised and simplified:
- Definitions made consistent with the Occupational Licensing (Electrical Work) Regulations 2018 and current standards;
- Clarified the types of high voltage work the Code applies to;
- Clarified the process for energisation and certification of work;
- The high voltage certificate of electrical compliance has been consolidated into one form;
- Appropriately qualified persons who may sign and certify this work to clarify:
- and concentrate on the core engineer competencies required, which provides for the licensed building services engineers that have been recently introduced in the Occupational Licensing Act 2005 (OLA);
- provisions for the Administrator of Occupational Licensing discretion to accept persons with other qualifications who may certify electrical compliance.
- The draft Code is reduced from 12 to 5 clauses (and 14 to 5 pages) while keeping the original intent. It clarifies and expands on the requirements of the Regulations in relation to high voltage work.
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