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Looking for a great electrical contractor in Melbourne?

1st Call Electrical are electrical contractors are fully licenced and experienced to take care of all your electrical work across Melbourne. Whether you are looking for an electrical service for a residential property or your business, our electricians can do it all. For the best services across Melbourne CBD and inner suburbs, contact 1st Call Electrical Services on 1300 360 215 or complete our booking request form today. Our award-winning electrical company is ready to help you.

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What is an electrical contractor?

Electrical contractors include individuals or companies undertaking electrical installation, repairs, or maintenance work. To be registered as an electrical contractor, the applicants need to have the required knowledge, skills, and experience to perform electrical work.

Difference between electrical contractors and electricians

Electrical contractors are permitted to run a business and employ licensed electricians. They also hold more qualifications and the REC license. Electricians are qualified to perform electrical services and work under electrical contractors. They do not hold insurance and cannot run their own business.

Find out more about the differences between electrical contractors and electricians.

Why use electrical contractors?

There are many risks that surround electrical installation when the work is not completed to a safe standard by an unlicensed electrician. These risks can be dangerous to the residents of the home and the property with the consequences even leading to fatalities. You should always make sure you’re using a registered electrical contractor (REC) to ensure any electrical work being done is carried out using the correct safety protocols.

How do I know if my electrical contractor is registered?

Ask for their registration number or to see their licence card. All registered electrical contractors who are licenced to work in Victoria are listed on the Energy Safe Victoria website energysafe.vic.gov.au. 1st Call Electrical Services is a licensed electrical contractor REC registration number 18338.

Residential and commercial electrical services in Melbourne

We offer residential and commercial electrical services across Melbourne CBD and inner suburbs. Our electrical contractors can help with electrical installation, repairs, and maintenance services.

    Electrical installations
  • Appliance installations of ovens, cooktops, air conditioners, etc
  • Ceiling fan installation
  • Smoke alarms, safety switches, RCD’s, power points, data cabling, lighting and switchboards
  • Security cameras
  • Home automation systems and home theatre
  • NBN cabling
  • Repairs - safety switch tripping, lighting problems, faulty wiring, sparking power points, broken switches
  • Servicing of air conditioning systems, smoke alarms, security systems, and data cabling systems
  • Testing of safety switches and RCDs, smoke alarms, test and tag services, and emergency light testing

Experienced local master electricians Melbourne

Ensure the safety of your household with electrical services from 1st Call Electrical Services. Contact us on 1300 360 215 or complete our booking request form today.

References- https://esv.vic.gov.au/licensing-coes/electrical-licences/registered-electrical-contractors/

ELECTRICIAN FAQ

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Master Electrician of the Year

1st Call Electrical is extremely proud to be the winner of the Victorian Master Electricians Excellence Awards for the 2nd year in a row. This is testament to the great work we do for our many customers.