Suitably Qualified Person

A Suitably Qualified person is an individual who has:

  1. A degree qualification in electrical engineering and at least 2 years experience in the use of electrical equipment safety standards for regulatory purposes, or,
  2. An advanced diploma or equivalent qualification in an electrical discipline and at least 3 years experience in the use of electrical equipment safety standards for regulatory purposes or,
  3. A trade qualification in an electrical discipline and at least 4 years experience in the use of electrical equipment safety standards for regulatory purposes.

A Suitably Qualified Person can assist a Responsible Supplier in determining if the evidence held for level 1 and level 2 equipment is suitable as evidence for conformance for level 1 and level 2 equipment, conduct equipment testing (if they have appropriate test facilities) and can produce test reports / reports of assessment of documentation to confirm that the type of Level 1 or 2 equipment being registered meets the relevant standard. These reports would form part of the Compliance Folder which is required to be kept by the Responsible Supplier.