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What is level 2 electrician?
A level 2 electrician is different from a regular electrician. They hold more qualifications to do technical electrical work. Such as connecting and disconnecting power from the electricity network. Level 2 electrical issues are more dangerous and does require an experienced and qualified personnel to complete the works. An Electrician must be an Authorised/Accredited Service Provider (Level 2 electrician) to handle contestable works.
Looking for licensed level 2 electrical contractor for installation or repairs? Are you looking to upgrade your existing electricity supply? We take pride in the fact that we can take care of any size of the job, no matter how large or complex. If your job requires major electrical work. Gordon’s Powers can organise and work with a level 2 electrician for you immediately!
What is an ASP?
An ASP (Accredited and Authorised Service Provider) is an electrician who has the qualifications and certified by the electricity authorities of Australia. The electricity authorities include, Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy and Essential Energy. There are three types of ASP (level 1, 2 and 3).
Level 1 ASP electricians have the capability and consist of constructing and installing electricity distribution works to enable the provision of consumer connection services. Level 1 ASP’s complete a range of services such as:
- The laying and stringing of electricity cables as well as the jointing of cables;
Level 2 ASP are electrician(s) are able to undertake the following types of work:
Class 2A Disconnect and reconnect – This includes disconnection and re-connection of service lines at the connection point. These are also referred to as a D&R within the industry and this type of work is mostly applied when the electricity supply to the premises or building is required to be de-energised for a number of different reasons, such as – upgrade of consumers mains, repairs, maintenance and even defect notices. A D&R is applied at the point of attachment, point of connection and point of supply, eg: private power poles, pillars, and building facade just to name a few in most residential environments.
Class 2B Work on underground service conductors and wiring systems including: Remove and replace a local electricity distributor security seal in accordance with local electricity distributor procedures;
- installation and connection of underground service lines in accordance with the NSW Service & Installation Rules;
- relocate/upgrade an existing underground service line and restore supply on completion;
- disconnection and reconnection of underground service lines at the point of common coupling and the connection point; and replacement of a service protection device (including where it includes a meter protection device) and service active and neutral links.
Class 2C Work on overhead service conductors including, installation and connection of overhead service lines in accordance with the Service & Installation Rules of NSW;
- relocate/upgrade an existing overhead service line and restore supply on completion;
- disconnection and reconnection of overhead service lines at the point of common coupling and the connection point; and replacement of a service protection device including a service active and service neutral link.
Class 2D Energising Network Operator service equipment including service protection devices/fuses
remove and replace a local electricity distributor security seal in accordance with local electricity distributor procedures;
- disconnection and reconnection of the service equipment (including service protection devices/fuses) at the connection point;
- installation, replacement and removal of service protection devices/fuses as required by distributors in accordance with the NSW Service and Installation Rules
- energising service equipment including service protection devices/fuses and an ASP may only remove or install meters if the ASP is accredited as a meter provider with the Australian Energy Market Operator
Level 3 ASP are only concerned with the design of distribution network assets. They are not qualified or authorised to carry out any electrical work such as installing or connecting to an electricity network.
- Class 3A – Design of overhead electricity reticulation
- Class 3B – Design of underground electricity reticulation
Why Do I Need a Level 2 Electrician?
Level 2 electricians are authorised to work on or near Ausgrids and Endeavour Energy’s network. In New South Wales, you will find a level 2 electrician completing most of the following works:
Supply and install customer private pole
Supply and install customer private pole for electricity connection to the premises, the approved poles are usually concrete, steel (galvanised) and timber poles. In a typical domestic installation of a 100 amp supply – a level 2 electrician will string up or install a 25mm XLPE Aluminium single phase or three phase ABC cable to the point of connection located at the top of the pole. A pole cap is installed along with a hook and any other appropriate fixings to accommodate and comply with the specific pole used.
Consumer mains upgrades
Consumer mains upgrades mostly when the existing wiring system between the point of attachment/point of supply/point of connection and the meter box either do not comply, are damaged or may be undersized to withhold the extra stresses that will be applied to them if there is an increase of load consumption. The consumers mains replacement or upgrade does not require for a level 2 electrician to complete these works, a suitable qualified electrician is permitted to undertake the works – as long as the connection to the network is not made, the level 2 electrician will test disconnect and reconnect the services once the upgrade has been complete and complies with AS3000 wiring rules and the NSW Service regulations for a safe and reliable electricity supply. If an electrician had completed the works they must provide a certificate of compliance for electrical works to both the customer and network supply authority. This is your assurance the works have been completed by a suitably qualified personnel and the installation meets the requirements they are governed by.
Overhead service and underground service mains
Overhead service and underground service mains are installations completed by a level 2 electrician that come in a form of single phase and three phase supply. An overhead service cable comprises conductors that allow for the flow of electricity. Suspended by poles, an overhead service cable has the capacity to carry electrical energy over long distances. If you step into your front yard, chances are you’ll sight an overhead service cable. They run from the street’s network pole to the property itself or a private power pole.
Overhead power line service cables can be either single or three-phase, depending on the property’s requirements, usually range from 100amps service to 400amps. For example, a warehouse that needs to power large industrial equipment would require a three-phase supply and a home with basic electricity needs like TV and lighting, would only need a single-phase supply.
There are a number of reasons why your electrical installation may not comply with safety standards. Electrical defect notices can be issued for faulty wiring, modifications to the original connection, or un-kept vegetation that presents a risk of interference with electrical wires. Other issues that are commonly defected include rusty or broken brackets, loose connection boxes, rotten fascia boards, outdated switchboards, UV-damaged mains, point of attachment issues and low-running overhead service cables.
A level 2 electrician can do a whole range of electrical work not limited to just the above, we can arrange and work with a level 2 electrician NSW Sydney to tackle all electrical works, No hold ups, no second visits, and no frustration! Gordon’s Powers is your trusted Sydney electrician.
Due to the nature of our close working relationship with Level 2 electricians our service goes above and beyond that of an average electrician. As a result, you can rest assured that your job will be dealt with in one visit. The best emergency electricians in Sydney.
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