Category: Electrical

PAT Tester Review: The Aussie Made TRISAN Portable Appliance Testers PAT Tester Review

PAT Tester Review: The Aussie Made TRISAN Portable Appliance Testers

The importance of regular safety checks and testing of plugs and corded portable electrical appliances. Often called testing and tagging or test and tag. The Australian Standard and official name is AS/NZS3760-2010 – In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment, this standard is also a guide on the process and the frequency of testing. […]

Five (5) Ways to be a great service technician & not just a tradesman Five ways to being a great service tech

Five (5) Ways to be a great service technician & not just a tradesman

Not Just Good Service but Great Service! When I started my last service business, we specialised in commercial catering equipment installations, maintenance, repairs and service. I was an electrical contractor first, and then 40 years ago I progressed into an electrical/special class control and electronics and then 32 years ago added a full gas fitting […]

Type B Gas Coffee Roaster Centre Piece at New Milan Starbucks !

Type B Gas Coffee Roaster Centre Piece at New Milan Starbucks !

Being of Italian heritage I would have never thought of travelling all the way to Milan Italy, to actually have an Espresso coffee or Cappuccino at a Starbucks in Italy. Let alone any food like pizza or focaccia Lorella and I were having dinner with our relations, when they told us about the new Starbucks, […]

How to get a Restricted Electrical Licence with no Call of Trade !

How to get a Restricted Electrical Licence with no Call of Trade !

In Queensland you are required to have an electrical licence for any electrical licence. We are often asked can I get a restricted electrical licence if I do not have any trade, but have experience or could demonstrate experience. The simple answer is Yes !, prior to July 2018 the Electrical Safety Office required you […]

The future is here restricted electrical for electrical motor bikes

The future is here restricted electrical for electrical motor bikes

If you have ever wondered about the future of some trades, recently while travelling in Europe, in the city if Milan- Italy, I notice these two electrical motor cycles displayed in the front window of a department store. Additionally, we witness several of these electric motor bikes on the road, with several charging stations situated […]

Plumbers Gasfitters have further extensions for the restricted electrical licences

Plumbers Gasfitters have further extensions for the restricted electrical licences

This year the Electrical Safety Office in Queensland granted additional items for plumber gas fitter restricted electrical licences. Heat pumps are now included All Hat water units NOW AVAILABLE – Plugs and cords  240 Vac and 415 Vac Restricted electrical license courses for Plumbers and or Gas fitters  at Bizmatrix This detailed training session will […]

QGA-Queensland Gas Industry Awards 2018 – Up and coming Business of the year winner

QGA-Queensland Gas Industry Awards 2018 – Up and coming Business of the year winner

Up and coming Business of the year winner- Sponsored by Bizmatrix  Winner -Ryan Heathwood – Rynos Plumbing and GAS Congratulations to Ryan Heathwood the owner of Rynos Plumbing and Gas for being the winner of the Up and coming Business of the year, Ryan was also elected a committee member at the QGA annual General […]

Plumbers -Heat pumps now included in the Restricted electrical licenses!

Plumbers -Heat pumps now included in the Restricted electrical licenses!

Plumbers with Restricted Electrical Licences -Heat Pumps are now included – The Electrical Safety Office – Licencing section, has advised that a Plumbers with Restricted Electrical Licence ,now include Disconnect and reconnect of all Water heaters, including heat pumps. If your restricted electrical licence excludes heat pumps and you want to disconnect repair and reconnect heat […]

Hot Water Isolation Switch – New Rules October 2017

Hot Water Isolation Switch – New Rules October 2017

Good news!  You do not need to fit an isolation switch to existing Hot water units, even if you replace the unit like for like. ONLY new wiring installation from OCTOBER 2017 require a new isolation switch to be fitted from day one. All new electric Hot Water units require an isolation switch to be […]

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