National Certificate in Electricity Supply (Line Mechanic Distribution Live Work Stick up to 66kV)

Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Subject area

Power Line Installation and Maintenance

Entry requirements

Check with provider.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is awarded to people who have demonstrated competence in the skills and knowledge required for employment as a Line Mechanic carrying out live work using stick techniques in the distribution sector of the electricity supply industry. All the standards in this qualification are compulsory because they cover a set of well-defined skills required to safely undertake live stick work in the electricity supply industry.

This qualification meets the requirements of NZECP 46:2003 Part 3 Stick and covers the following live work using stick techniques.

Holders of this qualification will be able to:
. Inspect, test, and clean live line tools and equipment
. Demonstrate knowledge of live line theory and procedures
. Make and break live line connections up to 33kV using stick procedures.
. Remove and install pole structures up to 66kV using stick techniques
. Remove and install hardware and equipment on structures up to 66kV using sticks.

This qualification contains standards that build on the knowledge and skills recognised by the National Certificate in Electricity Supply (Line Mechanic Distribution) (Level 4) [Ref: 0874].

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Not Available

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Bachelor with Honours Awards

Provided by:

Auckland University of Technology - Scholarships Officer



Up to $8,000

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Spark Scholarship

Provided by:

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships



$5,000 per annum

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 499 9144
Fax: (04) 499 9145


Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.


Level 12 Simpl House
40 Mercer Street

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