New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory

Wellington Institute of Technology

Subject area

Electrical Engineering

Qualification

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Entry requirements

Candidates must have achieved the National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) (Level 1) in Mathematics, English, and Physics or General Science, or equivalent qualifications before starting programmes leading to the qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the electrical industry with people who have introductory knowledge that underpins safe electrical installation, testing, commissioning, and servicing of electrical installations and equipment.

The qualification provides pre-entry foundation knowledge of electrical engineering and is suitable for those who wish to enter the industry and who do not yet have an electrical apprenticeship agreement.

Graduates of this qualification are not electricians but will have an operational and theoretical knowledge of electricity production, distribution, and utilisation, and can carry out a limited range of prescribed electrical work safely and ethically under general supervision in accordance with the Electricity Act 1992.

What graduates earn

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

$30,303

Median earnings one year after study

$33,231

Median earnings two years after study

$45,790

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

58%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

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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Eastern Bay Energy Trust Scholarships

Provided by:

Eastern Bay Energy Trust

Website:

http://www.ebet.org.nz/projects/scholarships?pageID=2145841704

Value:

Course Fees

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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

Free phone: 0800 935 832
Phone: (04) 920 2400
Fax: (04) 920 2401
Email: information@weltec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.weltec.ac.nz

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