Licensing lineworkers and CPD for electrical workers
ESV will license lineworkers from 1 January 2021
As part of the development of the new licensing regime, ESV has released a regulatory impact statement (RIS) and the associated regulations for consultation.
Read more and download both documents.
Continuing professional development (CPD) for electrical workers
The RIS and proposed regulations also enable a continuing professional development (CPD) requirement for electrical workers. The first courses under this scheme are expected by 2022.
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Registration of lineworkers
From September 4, we are asking lineworkers to register online. All lineworkers who register with ESV before 1 January 2021 will receive their first licence at no cost. Charges may be applied to applications made after this date.