Electrician Registration In South Africa

Who is Electrician?

An electrician is a tradesperson specializing in electrical wiring of buildings, transmission lines, stationary machines, and related equipment.

Electrician Registration In South Africa

To register as an electrical contractor with the DoL, firstly, an electrician must pass a trade test and have an NQF level 3 qualification as a minimum.

Secondly, they must obtain a wireman’s license and thirdly they must pass the SANS 10142-1 national exam.

How much do qualified electricians make in South Africa?

The average electrician salary in South Africa is R 300 000 per year or R 154 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 217 586 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 784 137 per year.

How long does it take to qualify as an electrician in South Africa?

To become a certified electrician in South Africa, one must first complete a recognized electrical apprenticeship program.

This typically involves a combination of on-the-job training and classroom instruction and can take anywhere from three to five years to complete.