TCIG Looks to Licensing Regime for Electricians, Electrical Contractors

Sept. 24, 2013 TCIG press release - The Energy & Utilities Commissioner and the Electrical Inspectorate Unit in the TCIG Department of Planning is calling all electricians and electrical contractors on the islands of Grand Turk and Providenciales to two important meetings relating to proposed mandatory licensing.


The meetings are called as government works toward the resumption of the Electrician Certification and Licensing Programme with a view to the creation of a licensing regime, which will make it mandatory for individuals who perform electrical works within the Turks and Caicos Islands, to be licensed in order to operate.

Meetings will be held on Grand Turk on Thursday 26th September starting at 2:00pm at the Anglican Dillon Hall; and on Providenciales on Wednesday 2nd October, at the Department of Environment and Maritime Affairs Conference Room, the Byte, starting at 10:30 am. Meetings planned for the other islands will be announced soon.

All electricians and electrical contractors are strongly encouraged to attend. For further details please contact the Office of the Energy & Utilities Commissioner at 946 1122 or the Department of Planning- Grand Turk Ph. # 946-2801 Ext. 11404 or Providenciales Ph. # 946-4340.

The Energy & Utilities Commissioner and the Electrical Inspectorate Unit remain committed to working along with all electricians, contractors and members of the public to promote and ensure the safety of all, as well as the protection of property from the hazards that may arise from the supply and use of electricity.