M.E. Ward for all of your level 2 ASP electrical work in Sydney and surrounding areas
We are authorised and accredited to install and repair all service main cabling and connections for both single phase and three phase installations – a lot of repairs require more than one category to complete works.
M.E. Ward are specialist electrical service providers that are uniquely positioned to provide a wide range of electrical services including power pole installation and replacement, overhead and underground service cable installations and upgrades, and metering.
What is a level 2 electrician, and what do they do?
A level 2 electrician is qualified and authorised to do installations, repairs and maintenance work on overhead and underground services that run between the customer (home or business) the electrical supply network. This may include disconnecting and reconnecting homes and businesses from the electrical network and installing electric meters.
Some common issues that can indicate that you need a level 2 electrician is that your switchboard is glowing red, or that once your safety switches continuously turn off once you turn them on. Most standard electricians are not qualified or authorised to work on this type of electrical set up, and this is why M.E. Ward are your go to solution.
A Level 2 Electrician like M.E. Ward is qualified to do the work all other electricians can do, however we hold a higher qualification and licence.
Level 2 electrical services by M.E. Ward include:
Relocation and repairs of point of attachment (Cat 1)
Overhead cabling replacement, installation and upgrades (Cat 3)
Timber and Steel Pole installation and replacement (Cat 1 & Cat 3)
Underground cabling replacement, installation and upgrades (Cat 2)
Underground to overhead cabling replacement, installation and upgrades (Cat 2 & Cat 3)
Metering replacement, installation and upgrades (Cat 1 & Cat 4)
Storm Damage Repairs
Point of Attachment
As Level 2 accredited electrician, we are able to repair and upgrade any point of attachment in your home. Your point of attachment is the part of the house where the overhead electricity cable connects from the street to your house. If you require this to be upgraded or repaired, only a level 2 electrician such as M.E. Ward are authorised to do this type of work.
Private Power Pole
M.E. Ward are able to install a private power pole if required. Being in your property, the power pole would connect the streets electricity network to your home. If you require a new electricity pole, you will need an accredited level 2 electrician to carry out the work.
Electrical Defect Notice
If officers from Ausgrid or Endeavour Energy have conducted a routine inspection of your electrical work on your property, and you have been issued an electrical defect notice, you will in most cases require a level 2 electrician to complete the repairs needed to bring your electrical work up to scratch. M.E. Ward are on call 7 days a week to conduct the work required to have your electrical work back to compliance.
The supply cables that connect to your switchboard are called the consumer mains. For these to be installed, repaired or worked on, you require a level 2 electrical contractor such as M.E. Ward. Reasons for needing work on your consumer mains can include receiving an electrical defect notice, where some of the cabling has deteriorated.
Level 2 ASP Questions
What is a Level 2 Electrician, and what do they do?
A level 2 electrician is an electrician who is qualified to work on the electricity connection from the grid to your home or business. This includes working on the overhead power poles, underground electricity cabling, and the connection of the public electricity network to your home or business.
What kind of services do Level 2 Electricians provide that is different from a normal electrician?
A level 2 electrician provides services such as electricity meter installation, disconnection and reconnection of your home or office to the grid, underground and overhead power supply, and when needed upgrade to phase 3 when needed.
How much does a Level 2 Electrician cost?
A level 2 electrician is a little bit more expensive than a standard electrician, due to the qualification requirements and complexity of the work, as it involves the public electricity networks. This is a very open question and is hard to give a price without knowing the work involved. ME Ward do provide an obligation free quote, so we can help work out how much it will cost us to help. Feel free to contact us today to have us come out and take a look.
What do I do if I’ve received a defect notice for the electricity connection to my home?
There are 5 main reasons you would receive a defect notice, and if you do, you will need to hire a level 2 electrician right away to help fix the problem. These issues include having low running overhead cables, a dangerous private power pole, an unsafe switchboard, missing or damaged equipment, or problems with your point of attachment.
Why we are your preferred and trusted level 2 ASP service provider in Sydney
M.E. Ward are a licensed and accredited level 2 electrical contractor in Thornleigh that have over 50 years of experience in all categories of level 2 ASP electrical work. This includes Cat 1 disconnect and reconnects, cat 2 underground service mains, cat 3 overhead service mains and cat 4 metering.
The M.E. Ward Difference
Customer satisfaction is our number 1 priority
National Award Winning Electricians
Qualified and licensed
Courtesy call before arrival
Experts in Level 2 ASP work
Proud supporter of various charities and sporting associations in the community
Agree on price before work starts
We treat your home and business like our very own
24/7 Emergency Service EVERY day of the year
We accept most methods of payment (speak to us about payment plan options)
In the electrical business for over 50 years
Australian owned and operated
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Who are M.E. Ward?
M.E. Ward are a family owned professional and licensed electrician in Thornleigh that are experts in quality electrical work to homes and businesses in Sydney and surrounding areas.