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  • Why Use An Accredited Master Electrician? View

    Electrical work is one of the most dangerous tasks that can be performed in a home or business. Every year, dozens of people are electrocuted or shocked by substandard electrical work. By choosing a Master Electrician, you are choosing a contractor whose safety systems are accredited and monitored, and who provides a workmanship guarantee. Master Electricians are also reliable contractors who provide excellent services and information, potentially saving you time and money.

  • How Do I Find A Master Electrician? View

    You can find a Master Electrician using the 'Find your local Master Electrician' button on the website. Simply fill in your details and a description of the work required and a Master Electrician will contact you.

  • Will I Pay More For A Master Electrician? View

    The electrical contracting industry is not regulated, which means that individual businesses are free to set their own prices. You will not necessarily pay any more for a Master Electrician, but you should always check the credentials and quality of any person you employ to perform electrical work around your home.

  • What Is The Master Electricians Program? View

    Master Electricians is an accreditation program provided by Master Electricians Australia Ltd. Members of the program, Master Electricians, are accredited to deliver the highest standards of quality, electrical safety, energy efficiency advice, and integrity. They are experienced, safe and informed electrical contractors who offer customers a 12-month guarantee on their workmanship.

  • What Is The Difference Between An Accredited Master Electrician And A Master Electricians Member? View

    All licensed electrical contractors can join Master Electricians Australia as a Master Electricians member. Their membership provides them with access to unlimited advice on technical, safety, and workplace relations issues, among a host of other benefits. Members regularly receive the latest industry news and changes, ensuring they are up to date with all relevant practices.

    An Accredited Master Electrician is a member of Master Electricians Australia who has completed our rigorous accreditation program, comprised of high-level certifications in safety, quality and energy efficiency and an ongoing and auditable commitment to excellence and integrity in customer service.

    Accredited Master Electricians are the industry's most highly-regarded professionals, with the gold logo recognised as a mark of excellence. It is challenging to receive, requires dedication to maintain, and is the industry's highest accreditation.

    To become a Master Electricians member, a contractor must:

    • Be a licensed electrician
    • have an electrical contractor's licence

    To become an Accredited Master Electrician, a contractor must:

    • Have at least three years in the electrical industry or equivalent appropriate experience
    • Implement a recognised safety management system
    • Pass an annual safety and quality audit
    • Be able to offer qualified energy efficiency advice to customers
    • Adhere to a code of ethics
    • Offer a 12-month guarantee of work

  • How Does An Electrical Contractor Become A Master Electrician? View

    To become a Master Electrician, a contractor must:

    • Have at least three years in the electrical industry or equivalent appropriate experience
    • Implement a recognised safety management system
    • Pass an annual safety and quality audit
    • Be able to offer qualified energy efficiency advice to customers
    • Adhere to a code of ethics
    • Offer a 12-month guarantee on electrical work.

  • How Are The Master Electricians Standards Enforced? View

    The Electrical Contractors Association is responsible for monitoring the performance of Accredited Master Electricians by:

    • Verifying the credentials of electrical contractors who apply to become Accredited Master Electricians against the program's criteria
    • Undertaking regular audits for safety and quality compliance
    • Providing avenues for customer feedback, compliments, or complaints
    • Investigating and undertaking action against Master Electricians who do not meet standards or breach the program’s code of ethics.

  • Why Is The Accredited Master Electricians Program Needed? View

    Today’s consumers are seeking higher standards of service, safety and quality assurance from the electrical and communications industry. The Master Electricians program has been developed to set a higher bar for those contractors who can guarantee they meet a higher standard.

  • Is A 'Master' Really Better? View

    The Master Electricians brand is not just a name – it has a higher bar for entry and sets high standards that members must continually maintain. It is not possible for an electrical contractor to become associated with Master Electricians without being accredited for safety, quality and service.

  • How Will I Know I Am Dealing With An Accredited Master Electrician? View

    Accredited Master Electricians can identify themselves in their telephone listings, advertising and printed material they provide to customers with the exclusive use of the Accredited Master Electricians logo.

    Accredited Master Electricians logo

    The Master Electricians website also contains a booking function to allow consumers across Australia to locate their local accredited Master Electrician. If you are in any doubt over the credentials of an electrical contractor, please contact us immediately on 1300 889 198.

  • What If I Have A Negative Experience With A Master Electrician? View

    If one of our Master Electricians fails to adhere to our strict standards, we want to hear about it. Please contact us immediately and we will investigate your experience and complaint. Master Electricians who are found to have breached the program’s terms or code of ethics will be disciplined and/or stripped of their accreditation.

  • How Do I Become A Master Electrician? View

    You can check to see if you meet the criteria and call 1300 889 198.

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