Become a Master Electrician

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Running your own electrical contracting business is both rewarding and challenging. Whether you’re starting your business, planning to take it to the next level, or growing your team, Master Electricians can help guide your business journey.

Help + Advice

With support for technical, business structuring and employment issues, plus specialist safety knowledge, we’re your trusted business partner when you need help and advice.

Business Tools

Gain access to safety systems, SWMS, toolbox talks, 20 Australian Standards and procedures to run your business safely and efficiently.

Savings

Members can save on business expenses through our partners, with discounts on insurances, finance, legal advice, fuel, vehicles, recruitment and more.

There are two ways to become a Master Electrician:
Master Electricians Australia is your one-stop-shop for advice on all of the things electrical contractors need assistance with.

As a Master Electrician you’ll have access to:

  • 20 Australian Standards
  • Templates, processes and representations at the Fair Work Commission
  • Weekly Industry Updates
  • Members only Facebook Page
  • Industry Benchmark Survey
  • Webinar and Events

PLUS Unlimited access to our Workplace Relations, Safety and Technical Advice hotline, tools to improve your business performance and exclusive member savings.

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Build. Grow. Master Your Business

The only industry program providing step-by-step support to setup and grow an electrical contracting business

The MEA Master Program is a three year pathway of intensive, pro-active business support. With a dedicated MEA facilitator, we’ll work with you to implement business tools, processes, procedures and systems so you can take your business to the next level.

Build...

strong foundations

In the first year of the program, we’ll set you up with the processes and procedures, systems and platforms you need to work on your business, rather than in it.

Grow...

with a plan

Year two of the program is all about growth. From help with adding new staff to enhancing quality standards, we’ll set you up with what you need to continue developing.

Master...

your business

In year three we’ll support you in growing your network with those shaping the future of the industry. Upon successful completion of the program, you’ll become a Gold Master Electrician!

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The Benefits of Becoming a Master Electrician

With support for technical, business structuring and employment issues, plus specialist safety knowledge, we’re your trusted business partner when you need help and advice.
Standards
  • Wiring Rules AS/NZS 3000 – Unlimited access to MEA’s detailed AS/NZS3000:2018 Guidance Notes.
  • AS/NZS Standards – Unlimited access to AS/NZS 3000:2018. Access to MEA’s proprietary AS3000 Guidance Notes and unlimited calls to the MEA technical hotline.
Workplace Relations Advice
Technical and Safety Advice
Updates and Information
  • Circuit Magazine – 11 issues per annum. (3 CPD points in Tasmania)
  • Weekly Master Electrician emails – Weekly email providing updates on issues and events
  • CEO Update – Preeminent monthly update to members on key industry issues at state and national level.
  • E-Alerts – Stay up to date on key industry issues to keep you informed.
  • Facebook – Member-only group.
  • Industry Benchmark Survey – Access to the MEA Industry Benchmark Survey Report – providing average industry charge out rates by state along with analysis of industry trends.
Networking and Events
  • Annual Conference – Held in an overseas location every two years
  • Branch meetings – Get together on a regular basis with other Master Electricians to learn, support each other and have fun
  • Women in Contracting – more than just an event series, WiC is a program that transforms the way we communicate, engage with and skill women in our industry
  • Excellence Awards – Enter our Awards and be recognised for excellence in the industry
  • Golf Days
  • Online Webinars & catch up webinar recordings

Gain access to safety systems, SWMS, toolbox talks, Australian Standards and procedures to run your business safely and efficiently
MEA Online
  • Member only information, including access to a wide range of reference materials including policies, procedures and fact sheets.
ME Safety
  • Start your safety journey with our safety program, ME Safety Express. Your free entry-level license gives you access to important documents and toolbox video tutorials to implement a safety management plan in your business. It is completely scalable, and we’ve developed two additional programs – ME Safety Essential and ME Safety Pro – that you can upgrade to for larger businesses. Find out more about ME Safety
MEA Master Program
  • The only industry program providing step-by-step support to setup and grow an electrical contracting business. The MEA Master Program is a three-year pathway of intensive, pro-active business support. We’ll work with you to implement business tools, processes, procedures and systems so you can take your business to the next level.
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TheCUBE
  • TheCUBE is a facilitated business planning tool that enables you to work on your business to achieve your professional objectives and increase profitability. With the support of a business facilitator, it allows you to make informed business decisions relating to financial performance and action plans.
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Industry Recognition Program
  • The new Industry Recognition Program rewards your commitment to the ideals of creating a safe, sustainable and profitable business, not only for being a member.
    Find out more
Business Acquisition
  • Be included in the Find a Master Electrician search, our system enabling consumers to be connected with a local Master Electrician.

Through our partnership network, our members can save on business expenses including insurances, finance and bookkeeping products, small business plans, legal advice, fuel, vehicles and recruitment.
Complimentary Events
  • Complimentary registration for your first branch meeting and first Women in Contracting event.
Conference credit
  • $200 conference credit to attend the annual MEA Conference.
Wholesaler voucher
  • CNW voucher valued at $50 to use at your next visit.
Phone plans
  • Telstra Tradie Plan. Master Electricians receive a 15% discount on Telstra small business plans (Valued at $486 – based on 3 mobiles on $90/mth plans)
Banking
  • Member only deals on Bendigo Bank financial services including home loans, personal loans, credit cards, business banking, investments and financial planning and EFTPOS facilities.
Car deals
  • Car tendering service for Master Electricians.
  • Volkswagen – Fleet rates with Volkswagen, saving $2,000+ per vehicle.
Insurance
  • Health insurance – 3% discount off the standard BUPA premium
    Valued at $180 p/a saving, based on basic family cover, no extras.
  • Business insurance – Discounts and specialised risk analysis from Comsure. e.g. PI and PL. Does not apply to Life Insurance.
    50% off management liability insurance (MLI) for member with ME Safety Essential or Pro from Comsure.^^Additional fees apply for ME Safety Essential and ME Safety Pro. 50% off the Insurer’s standard annual premium rate for MLI Insurance through Comsure (subject to Insurer’s underwriting acceptance).
  • Life insurance – Preferred pricing from Concept Benefit Planning.
Legal
  • Cornwalls Solicitors – First 20 minutes of initial legal consultation free with someone who knows your industry (Valued at $150+).
Accounting software
  • Xero – Minimum 20% discount on Xero packages. All new Xero customers also receive the first three months free. (Valued at $240 p/a year 1, $60 p/a post year 1, based on basic package)
Fuel discounts
  • WEX Motorpass – access up to 6 cents/litre discount on fuel (excluding LPG) at participating service stations.

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