New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory and Practice (Trade)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Electrical Engineering




3 Years

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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Supporting WBL Programmes SOF11 delivery

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

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Free phone: 0800 86 22 84
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