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These forms are used to notify the department of a lost or stolen electrical worker's licence, permit or certificate of registration and to apply for a replacement.
Building and Energy
Form – application
05 May 2021
Restore an Electrical Contractors Licence.
Building and Energy
Form – application
06 Jul 2022
This authorisation form once duly signed, enables employee electricians to complete electrical safety certificates on behalf of the electrical contractor. Note: copies remain the property of the...
Building and Energy
Form – notification
19 Jul 2019
This application form is used to apply for a mobile mining permit.
Building and Energy
Form – application
19 Jul 2019
This application form is used to apply for a refrigeration and airconditioning mechanics licence where the qualifications were gained overseas.
Building and Energy
Form – application
19 Jul 2019
This application form and fact sheet is used to apply for a restricted electrical licence on completion of a refrigeration and airconditioning apprenticeship. Obtaining a Restricted Electrical...
Building and Energy
Form – application
16 Nov 2020
This application form is used when applying to carry out restricted electrical work associated with Instrument Process Control Equipment.
Building and Energy
Form – application
19 Jul 2019
This application form is used to apply for a restricted electrical worker's licence for interstate or New Zealand applicants under mutual recognition. Fees payable Please refer to the schedule of...
Building and Energy
Form – application
19 Jul 2019
These forms are used for requesting a Training Record and Logbook to satisfy the requirements to obtain a restricted electrical licence for the disconnection and reconnection of fixed wired equipment...
Building and Energy
Form – application
19 Nov 2019
This application form is used to apply for a ground geophysical survey equipment permit.
Building and Energy
Form – application
04 May 2020

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Announcements

With Acting Consumer Protection Commissioner Gary Newcombe Are you planning home improvements? Perhaps a TV show like ‘The Block’ has inspired you to renovate. Consumer Protection has some important recommendations for you to consider before you hire tradespeople to carry out jobs at your property. Our top tip is NOT to pay large amounts of money for nothing in return. Recently we have issued...
Consumer Protection
Department News
27 Nov 2015
The AS/NZS 5601 drafts for comment have been released. The following draft amendments are available to download from the Standards Australia website : DR AS/NZS 5601.1:2013 Amd 2:2015 Gas Installations - General installations; and DR AS/NZS 5601.2:2013 Amd 1:2015 Gas Installations - LP Gas installations in caravans. The public comment period closes on 19 October 2015. Comments can be submitted...
Building and Energy
Department News
18 Aug 2015
With Acting Commissioner for Consumer Protection, David Hillyard Paying large amounts of money up front for nothing in return or hiring a tradesperson without a recommendation, or without seeing references or sighting previous good work are some of the mistakes Western Australians regularly make when having work carried out on their homes. In the last few months we have issued new warnings about...
Consumer Protection
Department News
26 Jun 2015
Working on or near energised electrical equipment (live work) is the leading cause of burns, shocks, serious accidents and fatalities for electricians. Energy Safety ’s Code of Practice for persons working on or near energised electrical installations sets out guidelines issued under the authority of Section 33AA of the Electricity Act 1945 (WA). WorkCover NSW has recently released an electrical...
Building and Energy
Department News
16 Jun 2015
Commerce Minister Michael Mischin has announced a package of regulatory reforms to help Western Australia’s building and plumbing industries save money and work more efficiently.
Building and Energy
Department News
31 Mar 2015
Users can now pre-register for free access to the 2015 edition of the NCC as it becomes available online and as a PDF from 1 February 2015 via the home page of the Australian Building Codes Board website www.abcb.gov.au .
Building and Energy
Department News
16 Dec 2014
On 12 August 2014, the Minister for Commerce, Hon Michael Mischin MLC announced that a Western Australian version of the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) bill would be introduced shortly into State Parliament. This will be in the form of a green bill, which will be released for a consultation period of three months. More information
WorkSafe
Department News
13 Aug 2014
The Building Commission Division of the Department of Commerce will be located at the Mason Bird Building in Cannington from 25 August 2014. We will be joining EnergySafety and WorkSafe at the Cannington building and are looking forward to providing you with a convenient and accessible ‘one stop’ location for a wide range of services. Limited services available on 22 and 25 August While the...
Building and Energy
Department News
21 Aug 2014
On Friday, 15 August, WorkSafe will move from its home in West Perth to new offices in Cannington. WorkSafe will be open for business as usual on Monday, 17 August, including the licensing centre. For more information call 1300 489 099 or email safety@commerce.wa.gov.au .
WorkSafe
Department News
28 Jul 2014

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