Frequently Asked Questions

Electrician Questions

Learn answered to many of the frequently asked questions related to the electrical industry. Alternatively you can contact us direct and talk with a friendly representative.

Q: What Do Electricians Do?

Electricians are tradesman whose key responsibility is to maintain, install, troubleshoot and design electrical wiring systems. They can also test and repair electronics and circuit boards.

Q:What qualifications are required to operate as an electrician in Melbourne?

An electrician in Melbourne must have a license. To attain this license, he/she must be 18 years and above, and must have attended and completed electrical courses. The license comes in two forms: Certificate III for an Electrician and Certificate of Proficiency for an Electrical Mechanic.

Q:How do I choose a reliable and experienced electrician?

By carrying out research, which consists of getting references from at least two recent projects the electrician has completed. You should also develop a project scope to help you understand the kind of task you are dealing with. Also, remember to inquire about the costs and completion timeline.

Q:Are you insured?

Yes, we have three insurance policies. The main one is General Liability Insurance (GL), which is an essential part of electrician insurance, and the other two are Business Insurance for Electricians and Electrician Public Liability Insurance.

Q:Can I Install new LED lights Myself?

No. Although the laws vary slightly between states in Australia, Melbourne does not allow inexperienced and unlicensed personnel to install LED lights on their own. Consider a qualified electrician to help you install new LED lights.

Q:I need a new internet point, can you help?

Yes, we provide guidelines on how to connect to the Wi-Fi console on the internet using a wireless connection. We also clear your slot before installing the new internet point if at all you do not have an empty connection slot.

Q:Can you install a new switchboard?

Yes, we install more powerful and reliable switchboards at homes, industrial buildings and commercial buildings.

Q:How much does it cost to hire a professional electrician?

Hiring a professional electrician in Melbourne may cost somewhere between $50 and $100 per hour, depending on factors such as the complexity of the job and the level of experience. It is important to note that this fee does not include minimum trip fees or additional costs for parts. An apprentice electrician would charge less than this though.

Q:What are your opening and closing times?

The Pro Electrician Melbourne customer support center and emergency services are operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but our offices are open from 9.00 am to 5.30pm on weekdays. On Saturdays, we open from 9.00am to 5.30 pm. General trading closes on Sundays and any other public holiday in Australia.

Q:What areas do you service in Melbourne?

We provide services throughout the entire Melbourne metropolitan districts and suburbs.

Q:Do you offer emergency services?

Yes. We have an emergency department that works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure customer satisfaction.

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