Field of Electricity

Most professional activities relating to electricity are regulated in Switzerland.

This table contains a list of professional activities that require specific qualifications in order to be carried out in Switzerland: Field of electricity (PDF)

The Federal Inspectorate for Heavy Current Installations (ESTI) issues authorisations for installation and inspection work: www.esti.admin.ch


If an employer wishes to know the equivalence of the qualifications held by its current or prospective employees, it may have the person concerned contact the SERI to obtain recognition of his/her qualification. More detailed information can be found under «Procedure at SERI».

https://www.sbfi.admin.ch/content/sbfi/en/home/education/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/recognition-procedure-on-establishment/recognition-authorities/elektrizitaetsbereich.html