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Trade Insurance Reviews

Electrical Contractor Insurance

 

We’re proud to have insured over 1,000 Queensland electrical contractors.

We are based in Brisbane and offer the best priced public liability insurance that meets all requirements for your electrical contractors licence.

  • Instant quotes & buy online
  • Includes $50k consumer protection
  • Same day certificate of currency
  • Meets Electrical Safety Office requirements

Scroll down to read more about the cover, or for an instant quote, select from the options below or call 1800 808 800.



If your occupation is anything other than electrician, please click here to request a quote.

About The Policy

This information relates only to policies purchased online or over the phone.  For all other policies, please contact us for further information.

The policy is issued by High Street Underwriting Agency (HSUA).  Like Trade Risk, HSUA are based in Brisbane and are a multi-award winner.

They have received multiple awards for their insurance products, including their public liability policy which received a Gold rating.

Insurance Awards HSUA

Security for the policy is provided by Lloyds of London.  This is the name that will be on your certificate of currency, and they are approved by the Qld Electrical Safety Office.

Lloyds has been insuring Australian risks for over 150 years, and like all Australian insurers and banks, they are regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA).

Lloyds is one of the worlds largest and oldest insurance markets, having been founded in London over 300 years ago.  In 2016 they processed over $50 billion in premiums.

All this means that you can rest assured, knowing you’re in very good (and strong!) hands when you trust Trade Risk with your insurance needs.

Qld Electrical Contractors Licence Requirements

Here in Queensland, electrical contractors have special requirements for their insurance.

In addition to the minimum $5 million public liability cover (sometimes referred to as public & products liability, or broadform liability) you also require $50,000 consumer protection insurance.

To apply for or renew your licence, you will also need the special certificate of currency approved by the Department of Justice and Attorney General – Electrical Safety Office.

All policies issued by Trade Risk meet these requirements, as long as you select the occupation Electricaian (QLD) when requesting a quote.

Electricians Love Trade Risk!

We take a lot of pride in the high level of service and competitive premiums that we offer to electricians.

Feefo Customer Reviews

Independent global review company Feefo collects ratings and reviews from all Trade Risk clients, and we are pleased to have a customer satisfaction rating of over 98%.

You can view the reviews and ratings from our clients by visiting our testimonials page.  You might be surprised to see how glowing in their praise tradies can be about a humble insurance business!

Insurance requirements

Anyone applying for or renewing a Qld electrical contractors licence will require a policy which meets the following criteria:

  • $5,000,000 public liability insurance
  • $50,000 consumer protection insurance
  • Issued by an insurer or underwriter regulated by APRA

All policies issued by Trade Risk to Qld electricians meet this criteria, and we can issue the special certificate of currency required by the Electrical Safety Office.

Tradies Love Trade Risk

In 2017 Trade Risk was awarded a Gold Trusted Service Award for the amazing service we offer to thousands of tradies from around Australia.

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    "Very prompt in responding much appreciated"
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    "Great Service as always"
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    "Very good communication and great to talk to locals on the helpline."
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    "Very efficient.I like the fact that I don't need to follow them up as they do this for me."
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    "Customer Services is fantastic. Great communication both verbally and by email. Very knowledgeable and patient staff."
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    "Very pleasant and helpful staff. Great response time and very happy to help with everything I needed. Would recommend to others definitely. I will continue to use your services in the future. Thank you."
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    "A very large jump in cost this year."
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    "Understood what I asked for, provided me with a quote straight away which was good"
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    "Communication was good - managed to explore other options to suit our needs"
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    "5* star excellent"
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    "Very Good Company to deal with. Explained and clarified areas and issues that were unclear."
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    "We needed to know what we were actually insured for as against our scope of work . We have a better understanding of what works can be undertaken . If we do industrial work which is currently outside the cover we can have it reviewed . Easy."
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    "Easy work with"
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