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29 Oct, 2020
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Things You Should Know About Level 2 Electrical Qualification

Thinking about hiring a level 2 electrician? Or maybe you’re interested in getting the qualifications required to become one. Either way, there are a few things you should know about Level 2 Electricians before getting started.  

Extended power outages can impact your day-to-day or even the entire community. When you notice a power outage, there are a few steps you can take to identify the problem. Read through this guide to learn more about how to locate the problem, who to contact and important safety precautions you can take to ensure you and your family stay safe. 

What can a level 2 electrician do?

Level 2 electricians are authorised to work on electrical service networks like Endeavour Energy and Ausgrid. They are also licensed to handle metering equipment and live wires, in accordance with the Australian Wiring Rules and Regulations (AS NZS 3000:2018). 

As an Accredited Service Provider (ASP) they can conduct all residential and commercial power needs. They are also trained and licensed to carry out extensive installations, maintenance and repairs that are required for both overhead and underground service lines between your home or work site and the electricity network in the street.

What is a level 2 diploma in electrical installations?

The Level 2 Diploma in Electrical installations is recognised in the industry as the last step on your journey to become a fully qualified electrician. The diploma makes you eligible to work in domestic, commercial and industrial sectors. 

Upon completion, you are eligible to work in the industry and have the qualifications to carry out work that can only be performed by a level 2 electrician. 

What are the risk levels of a level 2 electrician?

When dealing with live wires, it’s crucial to take a risk based approach to regulating electrical equipment. Risk levels provide a scope for the way electrical equipment is classified, and can be broken down into three groups:

  • Risk Level 1 – classified as low or unknown risk and not classified as Risk Level 3 or 2.
  • Risk Level 2 – classified as medium risk defined by the AS/NZS 4417.2.A. Full list of level 2 electrical equipment can be found here.
  • Risk Level 3  – classified as high risk and defined by the AS/NZS 4417.2. Full list of level 3 electrical equipment can be found here.

Contact Overhead Electrical for leading level 2 electricians

At Overhead Electrical, all our level 2 electricians are fully qualified and trained to handle a range of situations. If you need help from the professionals to improve your electrical setup, upgrade to 3 phase power, or deal with any other concerns you may have, our team is happy to assist you.Fully licensed and Accredited Service Provider Level 2 (ASP/2) Electricians, our team offers service across Sydney NSW, from North Sydney to Belrose. For more information on how we can assist you further. Give our team a call at  0409 017 436. Available 24/7 no matter the issue, we’re here to help.

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