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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.

Read the media release.

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.

Read more and download both documents.

Have your say

Information on making a submission as part of the consultation process on either licensing or CPD, may be found here. We will be accepting submissions until September 25.

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.