Purpose of this document
This document details the application and renewal processes for the designation of Inspectors (Electricity) in Western Australia.
It also sets out the necessary competencies and qualifications for individuals seeking designation.
To whom do these processes apply?
These processes apply to all applicants seeking a new designation or renewal of designation as an Inspector (Electricity) in Western Australia.
Authority for applications and renewals
To enable the electrical safety requirements of the Electricity Act 1945 to be enforced, the Energy Coordination Act 1994 authorises the Director of Energy Safety to designate persons to be Inspectors (Electricity).
The Energy Coordination Act 1994 also specifies the range of powers that are available for Inspectors (Electricity).
The Director of Energy Safety determines the specific powers, limitations, qualifications and experience applicable to each inspector designation and role.
The Code of Practice for Inspectors (Electricity) in Western Australia
The Code applies to all designated Inspectors (Electricity) in Western Australia. It defines the conduct inspectors must follow in performing their duties and applying the powers conferred on them.
The Code of Practice is published on our website.
Where can I provide feedback or obtain further information?
To receive further information or provide feedback, please contact:
Building and Energy
Level 1, 303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington WA 6107
Locked Bag 100
East Perth WA 6892
Phone: 6251 1900