Skilled trades updates

A new skilled trades certification has been announced by the Province. Learn more about how it affects our gas and electrical clients.  

Skilled trades updates

A new skilled trades certification has been announced by the Province. Learn more about how it affects our gas and electrical clients.  

Class C-R: Limited Entertainment

Electrical FSR Certification

Overview

The Class C-R - Limited Entertainment Field Safety Representative (FSR) certificate of qualification is a restricted class within the Class C category. With this certificate, you may act as an FSR and perform temporary assembly or interconnection of plug-in wiring systems employed in: trade shows, exhibits, displays, festivals, conventions, stage, theatre, carnivals, traveling shows, movie and television locations, and film or video productions or similar venues.

To obtain this certificate, you'll need to meet certain eligibility requirements and pass a certification exam.

Note: this certificate class was previously named class LE (Limited Entertainment).

The scope limit is a maximum of 240 volts, 100 amps, three-phase power, utility supplied or a maximum of 240 volts, 200 amps, three-phase power, generator supplied.

The scope of work not authorized under this certificate includes regulated work (electrical work) for the permanent electrical installation of a regulated product (electrical equipment), and electrical work in hazardous locations.

You must provide proof that you have:

  • A minimum of two years (3600 hours) acceptable, relevant training and/or electrical work experience
  • A Live Performance Electrical Certificate (LPEC) issued by Actsafe (course may be put towards the experience requirements)
  • Experience in the entertainment industry directly in the activities for which this certificate is intended, including three-phase systems

The class C-R - Limited Entertainment FSR exam takes 3.5 hours. It is open book and is made up of 50 multiple choice questions, with a 35% focus on Act, Regulations, and Directive, and a 65% focus on Code. You must achieve a minimum grade of 70% to pass.

For more information on our FSR exams, including how to book one, visit the Exams page.

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