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.

  • "Wonderful service - very helpful"
    | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Highly recommended as the call centre staff were fantastic and could arrange the cover on the spot."
    Mattheus F Bouma | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "They answered my questions quickly and were easy to deal with I would recommend them to other tradies"
    Oliver William Darvell | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Was very helpful over the phone and payment made easy."
    | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Very efficient and a good price"
    Adam Clive Laman | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "The product is easy to purchase and the renewal process was also easy. Can't comment on claims but hopefully I don't have to find out whether that is good or not."
    | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Would recommend"
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  • "GOOD --reminded me it was coming up for renewal .. BAD ---Expensive"
    Brian Arthur Chedgey | Tradesman Insurance | melbourne
  • "Trade Risk insurance is Very good with Customer service and make it easy to deal with them I would anticipate to staying longer with Trade Risk Insurance"
    Saiyaaz Khan | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "good"
    The Trustee for K W Haase Family Trust | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Great service,prompt and helpful."
    | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Not much to report other than best priced insurance"
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  • "Trade Risk are always so easy to deal with and give you the best value, your one stop insurance shop!"
    Simon Betsarkis | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "So far so good I have not had to make a claim and therefore don't know what to expect, but the contact service is good."
    David Vickers | Tradesman Insurance | Altona Meadows, Vic
  • "The renewal was Easy and yes I would recommend"
    Pilkington Mechanical Services Pty Ltd | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Good"
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  • "No fuss seamless insurance process, very helpful in my busy job"
    John Gilbert | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Easy to renew in an instant"
    Cliff Dawson | Tradesman Insurance |