New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Electromechanical Maintenance and Repair)

The Skills Organisation

Subject area

Electrical Engineering


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

It is recommended that candidates have achieved at least the National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) (Level 1) 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 electromechanical maintenance and repair Industry with commercially competent people who have the skills and knowledge required to work independently, to safely, competently, and productively maintain and repair electromechanical equipment and related apparatus.

This qualification provides an entry into the electrotechnology industry and is intended for candidates who are training in the workplace. Generally this is in conjunction with an apprenticeship.

As the optional strand includes the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) electrical theory and regulations examinations that are required for registration and licensing as an Electrical Service Technician, graduates of the optional strand will be able to apply to the EWRB for registration and licensing in accordance with the Electricity Act 1992.

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

Waikato-Tainui Tertiary Education Grants

Provided by:

Waikato Raupatu Lands Trust - Grants Officer



Contribution towards tuition fees only

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Spark Scholarship

Provided by:

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships



$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: 0508 754557
Fax: (09) 525 2591

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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