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Developing a cadre of licensed electricians

By Ministry of Infrastructure

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(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Electrical Department of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour is further advancing its efforts to ensure electricians operating in Saint Lucia have the required license.

As such, the Electrical Licensing Authority has scheduled the theory part of the electrical licensing examination for Thursday September 27, 2018.

The examination will take the form of multiple choice and will cover principles of electricity, the Electricity Supply Act No. 10 of 1994 (as amended), Electricity Regulations of St Lucia No. 26 of 1971, IEE Wiring Regulations, 17th Edition. BS 7671: 2008 + A3 2015, electrical installation practices, Motors and Motor Circuit calculations, Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency (Energy Audit), Circuit Protection including Earth Leakage Protection, Electrical Site Safety and Instrumentation/ Measurement/ Inspection.

Head of the Electrical Department Mr. Shane Jean says in addition to adhering to the law, these exams will ensure greater public safety.

The Electrical Licensing Authority is urging interested citizens to take advantage of this opportunity to obtain electrical licenses.

Interested candidates should submit their application forms by 12:00 pm on Wednesday 12 September, 2018. An examination fee of $102.00 should accompany the application.

The exams will be held from 9.00 AM – 12:00 Noon on Thursday September 27, 2018.

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