New Zealand Certificate in Renewable Energy System Installation

The Skills Organisation

Subject area

Electrical Engineering

Qualification

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Entry requirements

Installation of renewable energy systems typically involves prescribed electrical work.

This qualification is suitable for people who hold, or who are training towards meeting the requirements of, an appropriate class of registration (electrical installer, electrician, or higher class) with the Electrical Workers Registration Board.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification provides the small scale renewable energy systems sector with people able to operate as grid-connected or stand-alone renewable energy system installers and maintainers at a technician level.

This qualification builds upon the New Zealand Certificate in Renewable Energy System Design (Level 4) with strands in Grid-connect Systems (Photovoltaic) and Stand-alone Systems (Photovoltaic), and optional endorsements in Wind Energy Systems and Micro-hydro Systems [Ref: 1938]; and is intended for candidates who wish to specialise in system installation.

For the purposes of this qualification renewable energy systems must include photovoltaic systems, and may include other energy sources such as wind, and micro-hydro systems.

The qualification has a focus on photovoltaic systems as this is the dominant technology that is common to the majority of systems. Optional endorsements in Wind Energy Systems and Micro-hydro Systems are available for those candidates who require training in these technologies.

Installation of renewable energy systems typically involves prescribed electrical work which requires the installer to be registered with the Electrical Workers Registration Board. This qualification is suitable for people who hold, or who are training towards meeting the requirements of, an appropriate class of registration with the Electrical Workers Registration Board.

What graduates earn

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

$30,000

Median earnings one year after study

$36,000

Median earnings two years after study

$44,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Not Available

Employment rate two years after study

Not Available

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - New Start Awards

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Manager

Website:

http://www.kateedgertrust.org.nz/

Value:

$18,000

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Spark Scholarship

Provided by:

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships

Website:

http://www.universitiesnz.ac.nz/scholarships

Value:

$5,000 per annum

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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: (09) 525 2590
Fax: (09) 525 2591
Email: support@skills.org.nz
Web: http://www.skills.org.nz

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