New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Utility Arboriculture)

Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Subject area

Power Line Installation and Maintenance


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Entry requirements


About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is suitable for people who come from, or are currently training in, an arboriculture background.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the Electricity Supply Industry and the Arboriculture industry with people who have sufficient knowledge, practical skills, experience and attributes to perform Utility Arboriculture while maintaining industry best practice.

Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to perform Utility Arboriculture to legislated and industry standards and requirements, and to take responsibility for their work with limited supervision while ensuring public safety.

Graduates with the optional strand in insulated tool work will have the skills and knowledge to use insulated tools around power lines while carrying out arboriculture.

This qualification supports competency under the Approved Code of Practice for Safety and Health in Tree Work Part 1.

The optional strand supports competency under the Approved Code of Practice for Safety and Health in Tree Work Part 2.

What graduates earn

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


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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award

Provided by:

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award Trust




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Rural Women New Zealand Education Fund

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



Up to $500.00

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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) 486 626
Phone: (0800) 486 626
Fax: (04) 499 9145

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