New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory and Practice (Trade)
Otago Polytechnic Ltd
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Candidates must have achieved the National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) (Level 2) in Mathematics, English, and Physics or General Science, or equivalent qualifications before starting 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 commercially competent registered electricians who are able to install, test, commission, and service electrical installations and equipment safely and in accordance with the Electricity Act 1992.
This qualification provides an entry into the electrical industry and is intended for candidates who are training in the workplace and who can fulfil the requirements of the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) Trainee Limited Certificate (TLC). Generally this is in conjunction with an apprenticeship.
As the qualification includes the EWRB electrical theory and regulations examinations that are required for registration as an electrician, graduates will be able to apply to the EWRB for registration once they have been awarded the qualification.
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
Employment rate two years after study
Examples of related scholarships
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Total value of each scholarship will be up to $6,000
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.
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