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#146043 - 09/16/06 04:24 PM aussie elec
supersonic4 Offline
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Registered: 09/14/06
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Loc: brisbane queensland
Hi I wondered iff there wereany aussie elec's on here .Am moving to QLD in a few monthsans wanted info on licencing
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#146044 - 09/16/06 07:34 PM Re: aussie elec
briselec Offline
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Registered: 12/28/05
Posts: 141
Loc: Brisbane, Australia
I'm an electrical contractor in Qld. Where u moving from?

[This message has been edited by briselec (edited 09-16-2006).]
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#146045 - 09/18/06 07:54 AM Re: aussie elec
pauluk Offline
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Registered: 08/11/01
Posts: 7520
Loc: Norfolk, England
Hi Supersonic,

We have a handful of Aussie members here. I expect some of the others will be along shortly.
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#146046 - 09/19/06 07:44 PM Re: aussie elec
tajoch Offline
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Registered: 02/09/01
Posts: 54
Loc: Quinlan texas, usa
Speakin of aussies............<BG>
The company I work for, is owned by an aussie company, and this week one of our safety nazi's sent out a copy of the aussie "safety letter" from May, I had to spend 2 hours explaining to my boss what an RCD was and why we didn't have them............lol
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#146047 - 09/28/06 03:45 AM Re: aussie elec
Dapo Offline
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Registered: 03/04/03
Posts: 52
Loc: Australia
Hi Supersonic,

The best place to start would be [url=Http://www.eso.qld.gov.au][url=Http://www.eso.qld.gov.au][url=Http://www.eso.qld.gov.au]Http://www.eso.qld.gov.au[/url][/url][/url] That is the site of the Qld regulator.

If you are moving from interstate or NZ, you will find the equivalent licence recognition from these areas, in schedule one of the Electrical Safety Regulation 2002.
If you are from other countries you can look up trade recognition Australia.
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#146048 - 10/04/06 03:04 AM Re: aussie elec
kiwi Offline
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Registered: 12/04/04
Posts: 354
Loc: christchurch new zealand
Supersonic I'm guessing it depends which state you're coming from. I once moved from Melbourne to Balina and my Victorian practising license wasn't recognised in NSW.

Is this still the situation in Aust. Where each state has its own license ?
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#146049 - 10/05/06 04:15 PM Re: aussie elec
briselec Offline
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Registered: 12/28/05
Posts: 141
Loc: Brisbane, Australia
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Is this still the situation in Aust. Where each state has its own license ?


It still is at the moment but a national electricians license is not too far away.
I believe apprentices in each state are now doing the same national training course.
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#146050 - 10/19/06 12:08 AM Re: aussie elec
400volt Offline
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Registered: 05/19/03
Posts: 14
Loc: australia
If you are moving to Brisbane Queensland you may like to contact me via EMail bill.langford@det.qld.gov.au I may be able to help you through the maze.
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