New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Transmission Line Maintenance)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Power Line Installation and Maintenance


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Entry requirements

Candidates for this qualification require an EWRB Trainee Limited Certificate when commencing the programme, for their training, assessment and experience to be accepted by the EWRB for registration as a transmission line mechanic.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for people working in the electricity supply industry. It is designed to provide the industry with people able to work in transmission line maintenance as either a line mechanic or a structure maintainer.

Graduates will be able to work safely to industry standards, taking responsibility for their work and be capable of working independently whilst ensuring public safety.

Graduates of the Line Mechanics strand will be able to work on transmission circuits and structures and are eligible to apply for registration as a transmission line mechanic with the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB).

Graduates of the Structure Maintenance strand will be able to perform maintenance on transmission structures.

What graduates earn

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


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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