Electrical Installation Contractors and Wiremen

Electrical Installation Contractors and Wiremen

Licensing of electrical installation activities is the requirement of the Cap. 131, Sect. 8. The law has mandated EWURA to licence all electrical installation activities i.e. no electrical installation work (including additions, alterations, repairs and adjustments to existing installations, except such replacement of lamps, fans, switches, and other component parts of the installations in no way alters the capacity and character of the installation) shall be carried out upon the premises or on behalf of any consumer, except by a dully licensed wireman or operator and under direct supervision of a person holding an installation contractor’s licence issued by EWURA.

To ensure that only qualified persons carry out electrical installation works, licences are issued in accordance with the type of installation (residential, industrial, single phase, three phase), voltage level (low voltage, high voltage), or special works (cable jointing, live-line installation/maintenance works, motor rewinding and cinema operators). The Electrical Contractor and Wireman licences are Classified as follows; A, B, C, D, Wireman for electrical installations, E for special works including motor rewinding, cable jointing and cinema operators, and F for Live Line activities. Click here for application forms