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Certificate of Competency as a Competent Electrical Engineer is a certification that recognizes a person who has been registered with BEM as a Professional Engineer and has sufficient knowledge of modern electrical engineering practices, including the principle of operation of equipment used for generation, transmission, distribution, utilization, protection and metering in electrical installations and energy efficiency management. The person must attend and pass the interview by the Board.

Competent Electrical Engineer is allowed to:
a) submit plans, drawings and specification without limitation of voltage and current;
b) visit & inspect, work, operate or to be in control of any work or operation of an installation required by any owner, management or licensee of the installation for the installation operates at higher than low voltage but not exceeding 132,000 volts.
This service is available online and also available at Electrical Inspectorate Unit Office, Ministry Of Utilities.
1) Malaysian citizen.
2) Possess a Degree or equivalent qualification to a Degree in electrical engineering from a recognized university or institution.
3) A Professional Engineer in electrical engineering registered with the Board of Engineers.
4) Has not less than 5 years working experience in an environment where electrical equipment is in operation and attached a report of the working experience.
5) Passed interview for Competent Electrical Engineer and pass exams for State Grid Code, Electricity Ordinance and Electricity Rules (EOER) held at accredited institution.
Payment / Charges:
RM 200

Payment Methods:
1) Online banking
2) Counter Payment Service
3) Bank Draft
4) Postal Order
Payment via Bank Draft or Postal order must be paid to "Kerajaan Negeri Sarawak".


Please contact 082-258258 for inquiries.
The application is required to submit the supporting documents below:
1) Passport-sized photograph.
2) Mykad and/or passport
3) Work permit (required for non-Sarawakian only)
4) Degree certificate or equivalent qualification to a Degree in electrical engineering from a recognized university or institution.
5) Valid Professional Engineer certificate in electrical engineering registered with the Board of Engineers.
6) Competency certificates currently in possession.
7) Details of working experiences.
8) Emergency response/first aid certificates.