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Electrical Trades: Australian Standards


Relevant Standards for Electrical Trades

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  • AS/NZS 3000:2018 Electrical Installations (Wiring Rules)​
  • AS/NZS 3001:2008 Electrical Installations - Transportable structures and vehicles including their site supplies​
  • ​AS/NZS 3002:2008 Electrical Installations - Shows and carnivals
  • AS/NZS 3003:2018 Electrical Installations - Patient areas
  • AS/NZS 3004.1:2014 Electrical Installations - Marinas and boats - Marinas
  • AS/NZS 3004.2:2014 Electrical Installations - Marinas and boats - Boat installations
  • AS/NZS 3007:2013 Electrical equipment in mines and quarries - Surface installations and associated processing plant
  • AS/NZS 3008.1.1:2017 Electrical Installations - Selection of cables - Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV - Typical Australian installation conditions
  • AS/NZS 3012:2019 Electrical Installations - Construction and demolition sites
  • AS 4509.1:2009 (R2017) Stand-alone Power Systems - Safety and installation
  • AS/NZS 3760:2010 In-service Safety Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment
  • AS/NZS 4836:2011 Safe Working on Low-Voltage Electrical Installations and Equipment


What is a Standard?

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What is a Standard?

Standards are documents setting out specifications, procedures and guidelines. They are designed to ensure products, services and systems are safe, reliable and consistent.

They are based on industrial, scientific and consumer experience and are regularly reviewed to ensure they keep pace with new technologies.
They cover everything from consumer products and services, construction, engineering, business, information technology, human services to energy and water utilities, the environment and much more.

[Extract from Standards Australia]

Accessing Australian Standards - Important Information

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