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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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    "Good service no hassles have recommended trade risk to a few people."
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    "The Trade Risk service provided was seamless as they advised me in advance that my trade insurance was due and after completing my renewal online Trske Risk came back with a good premium and completed the process without any unnecessary communication. Great service that I highly recommend."
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    "I have always been happy with their service and would recommend them definately."
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    "I was caught out renewing my policy, but Trade Risk organised everything and made sure I was covered with my Public Liability Insurance."
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    "Being in a bush fire disaster zone , your safe are lovely They were helpful and quick Really nice That’s what we need Thankyou"
    David Brazzani | Tradesman Insurance | Narooma
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    "The Team at trade risk sorted out my request quickly and efficiently"
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    "Very quick response and easy to deal with."
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    "excellent communication - very efficient service"
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    "Great service, easy to deal with. Found us great comparison rates when renewing our insurance"
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    "Can't complain about the pricing and coverage. They're a bit delayed in getting a renewal notice and quote for me to be able to make payment - this needs improvement."
    Andrew Gardiner | Tradesman Insurance | Ipswich QLD
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    "Better pricing, goes up every year risk does not !"
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    "Trade Risk is very good to deal with and really look after their customers"
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    "Was very easy as I have had an insurance broker for last 15 years who was charging me way to much."
    B&H Cotter Pty Ltd ATF The Cotter Family Trust | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Easy to deal with and gentle reminders on policy expiry. Daughter works in insurance and still recommends this company ."
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    "Prompt and timely reminders and receipt after payment"
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